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Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park

Categories: Scenic Drives, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
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4.8/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web
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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  • There are many overlooks to experience raw nature full of mountains and valleys. Unlike the Blue Ridge parkway, the names of the views are posted before the overlook and it's hard to get the name with...  read more »
  • Excellent location, lovely drive. Colors were late, so didn't get the colors, but the view was fantastic. 
  • Awesome views and great day hikes. Plenty of stops to get out stretch your legs and enjoy the beauty of nature. 
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