Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park

4.8
#1 of 325 in Outdoors in Virginia
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 toured the north section and a small bit of the central portion. We do want to return when we can take our time hiking the trails. This trip was all driving.  more »
  • We travelled south to north, & stopped lots of times to admire the views. The speed limit is 35 & you can easily do the drive in a day. I would suggest choosing your stopping points carefully - many a...  more »
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