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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. 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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  • I wish we had had time to stop along the way more. We got on the Skyline Drive around Luray and headed south. It was getting late and we stoped several times, but it was the sunset that was so... 
    I wish we had had time to stop along the way more. We got on the Skyline Drive around Luray and headed south. It was getting late and we stoped several times, but it was the sunset that was so...  more »
  • Shenandoah is the only major National Park I got to this year. We went in mid-November, after the fall colors and before the snow rolled in. Even with minimal leaves on the trees, the drive from... 
    Shenandoah is the only major National Park I got to this year. We went in mid-November, after the fall colors and before the snow rolled in. Even with minimal leaves on the trees, the drive from...  more »

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