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Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park

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Scenic Drive
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. Make Skyline Drive a part of your Shenandoah National Park vacation plans using our Shenandoah National Park trip generator.
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  • What a beautiful place! For a $25 entrance fee you experience gorgeous mountain views. If your're into scenic views, waterfalls and nature's best then don't miss this park. The park is really just one...  more »
  • Shenandoah National Park is only an hour and a half from Washington, DC, and it has so much to offer. The Park itself is long and skinny, oriented along along the Shenandoah ridgeline. Skyline Drive i...  more »
  • We were going to Monticello the next day and thought this drive would be nice. It was a good change from the four lane highway we had been on for all most two days. It required us to slow down and rel...  more »