Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park

Photo by Keith Lanpher CameronDavidson@CameronDavidson.com Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park
Photo by Keith Lanpher
Address
Shenandoah National Park Headquarters
3655 US Highway 211 East
Luray, VA 22835
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Page
Phone: (540) 999-3500
Website www.nps.gov/shen/planyourvisit/driving-skyline-drive.htm

The historic 105-mile Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway, traverses Shenandoah National Park, a beautiful, historic national treasure.

The Park varies in width from less than one mile to about thirteen miles, so that views from peaks and overlooks include not only the Blue Ridge itself, but also the patchwork of woods, farmlands and orchards on either side.

Wildlife includes the white-tailed deer, black bear, raccoons, opossum, skunk, birds, red and gray fox, beaver, river otter, mink, weasel, woodchuck, rabbit, squirrel and chipmunks. With as many as 200 species of local and migratory birds, viewing opportunities at Shenandoah are good to excellent.

Campsites are available. More modern accommodations are available at Skyland Resort & Big Meadows Lodge with full service restaurants and planned activities.



Admission Fee: $10-15 per vehicle

Last Updated: 10/24/2013 2:49 PM
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