Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park

4.8
#1 of 326 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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  • You must drive this to appreciate the beauty. Pictures and words can not capture it! It is an easy drive, but does close, so keep an eye on the weather.  more »
  • We took a detour from Charlottesville to drive through Shenandoah on the way to Washington. It was stunning. Very peaceful. We started at the central section and went to Front Royal. Would definitely ...  more »
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