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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. Make Skyline Drive a part of your Shenandoah National Park vacation plans using our Shenandoah National Park trip generator.
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  • Excellent Park magnificent views saw a bear and deer it took approximately three and a half hours to get through the park well worth the trip 
  • Our plan was to take the drive as a way to see the beautiful views. Unfortunately, the weather is unpredictable and we ran into terrible fog. This made the drive dangerous and we left the road after r...  more »
  • This was our fourth trip to Shenandoah National Park. Usually we go in July and if it’s too hot or humid the views aren’t as good. This year we went during Labor Day weekend. It was crowded but the pa...  more »