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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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  • We entered at Front Royal and you immediately begin to elevate. There are many pull offs to take pictures, you may see some furry wildlife, we did. Make sure your vehicle has plenty of fuel, all your ...  more »
  • We started at Waynesboro on Saturday morning and intended to get to Front Royal by Sunday evening. With all the stops and a few hikes, we only made it to Swift Run Gap. It was a very enjoyable weekend...  more »
  • It's in the Shenandoah national park in Virginia and last about 100 miles. A good one or two day trip to see mountains and leaf peeping. The view is jaw-dropping and sunrise/sunset time would be the m...  more »