Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park

4.7
#1 of 313 in Outdoors in Virginia
Must see · Scenic Drive · Water Body
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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  • We entered Shenandoah National Park at the Front Royal Entrance and departed via the Thornton Gap Entrance, a distance of about 32 miles of the 105-mile Skyline Drive that runs through the park...  more »
  • We traveled from NY on our way down to NC and stars in Luray for 3 days. Enjoyed our entire drive with many beautiful overlooks. We did 3 hikes too.  more »

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