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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  • Want to take a drive that will leave you in awe of mother nature and the splendor of the mountains and make you feel good? Take a long leisurely trip on Sklyline Drive. There are at least 75 overlooks...  more »
  • With the temperatures in the high 90's we spent most of our time at the overlooks as not to over heat on the trails. this is a beautiful drive!  more »
  • We did the north half one day, stayed in the middle of the park and drove the south part the next day.. shouldn't have done that! If you don't have hikes you'd like to do - do half. Hike more, drive l...  more »
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