Weather Alert

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Shenandoah National Park.

The main information line will be updated throughout the weekend. Call 540-999-3500, option 1, for current information.

Closure of Skyline Drive is possible.

If you have overnight plans and/or reservations, be prepared to stay put if closures occur after your arrival in the park.

If you wish to cancel your camping reservation, call the campground directly for a full refund:

  • Big Meadows Campground: 540-999-3231
  • Loft Mountain Campground: 434-823-4675
  • Mathews Arm Campground: 540-999-3132

Lodging and Restaurants
For information about concession services, contact ARAMARK at 540-843-2100.

National Weather Service Forecast for Shenandoah National Park above 2000 feet
300 PM EDT Friday, October 28, 2011

Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Friday through Saturday afternoon.

Friday - Cooler, cloudy with a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s.

Friday night - Cold, cloudy with rain and snow in the evening. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Lows in the upper 20s.

Saturday - Cold and cloudy with snow and rain. Additional accumulation of 4 to 6 inches. Highs in the lower 30s.

Extended Forecast

Saturday night - Cold, mostly cloudy in the evening; then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s. Temperatures steady or slowly rising after midnight.

Sunday - Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 40s.

Monday - Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid-30s. Highs in the upper 40s.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


(540) 999-3500

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