Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park

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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 did the drive backwards starting in Waynesboro. We found the traffic was a lot less. Yes, some people drive it faster than they should we just pulled over and let them go. We wanted to savor each.....  more »
  • We got unlucky and planned our trip on a day that was a mess...rainy, wet, icy, fog, very low visibility and a tree was down. We just drove along and it was still unique. There were icicles along the....  more »

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