Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park

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A designated National Scenic Byway, Skyline Drive, runs 169 km (105 mi) along a mountain ridge and through valleys teeming with wildlife. Traverse it by car, by bicycle, or on horseback. There are over 70 spots where you can stop to snap photos and take in the views. Along the way, mileposts will guide you and help you locate points of interest. About halfway through, expect to see the largest developed area on the drive. You'll find campgrounds and hiking trails here. Remember, it's illegal to feed wildlife. Use our Shenandoah National Park vacation maker website to arrange your visit to Skyline Drive and other attractions in Shenandoah National Park.
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  • Start to finish, you absolutely can't beat these views. The central district is the most popular at higher elevations and outstanding views. Doing night sky viewing along any vantage point... 
    Start to finish, you absolutely can't beat these views. The central district is the most popular at higher elevations and outstanding views. Doing night sky viewing along any vantage point...  more »
  • Traveling north from Florida, we planned a break in our trip to visit Shenandoah National Park. Just an FYI: we traveled south to north and noticed that the waterfalls and taprooms were on the mid to....  more
    Traveling north from Florida, we planned a break in our trip to visit Shenandoah National Park. Just an FYI: we traveled south to north and noticed that the waterfalls and taprooms were on the mid to....  more »
  • My husband and I began our drove from north to south. Stopping at each overlook and picnic area to be able to take in everything. We were also able to do a couple short walks/hikes. I highly... 
    My husband and I began our drove from north to south. Stopping at each overlook and picnic area to be able to take in everything. We were also able to do a couple short walks/hikes. I highly...  more »

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