Things To Do

A man stands at the peak of hawksbill mountain.


Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail.

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Ranger Programs

Be sure to plan a little "Ranger Time" into your next visit!

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2017 Events!

Shenandoah has many programs and events to enhance your visit from spring to fall. Go on a ranger led hike, take a tour, and much more!

Man flyfishing in a stream


Enjoy fishing in the cool mountain streams of Shenandoah.

A hiker stands at an AT post.

Backcountry Trip Planning

Find important information for planning your backcountry trip, including suggested itineraries.

Bicyclists along Skyline Drive

Biking on Skyline Drive

Have fun and be safe when biking on Skyline Drive.

Inside Byrd Visitor Center


Discover Shenandoah through interactive exhibits around the park.

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Driving Skyline Drive

A slow meander down Skyline Drive will give you a whole new driving experience.

Red Tailed hawk

Birdwatching in the Park

Along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains Shenandoah National Park provides habitat for over 190 species of resident and transient birds.

A Ranger reviewing a junior ranger booklet with a your girl.

For Kids

Activities for kids to help explore and have fun in the park!

The night sky and Milky Way over the Big Meadows sign.

Night Sky Festival

Join us for our 2nd annual Night Sky Festival and the Solar Eclipse viewing!

Horses with riders out on a trail during autumn foliage.

Horseback Riding

Take a guided trail ride or bring your own horse on over 180 miles of trails.

Last updated: July 25, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


(540) 999-3500

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