Outdoor Activities

If the outdoors is your thing, Shenandoah is the place to be! With over 500 miles of hiking trails, and almost all of its 196,000 acres open to backcountry camping, you can spend your entire vacation outdoors! You'll find unique opportunities for birdwatching, wildlife viewing, discovering the natural world, or simply gazing across the horizon.
A color photograph of a woman rollerblading on the road.
A woman rollerblading on Skyline Drive during the 2017 Ride the Drive event.

NPS/Neal Lewis


Looking for a guide to introduce you to fly-fishing, rock climbing, or bicycling in the Park? Shenandoah has an annually updated list of permitted outfitters and guiding services.

Last updated: July 2, 2021

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Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


540 999-3500
Emergency Phone: 1-800-732-0911

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