Things To Do

Whether you are interested in hiking, going a ranger program, or enjoying the views, there are plenty of things to do at Shenandoah. Here are just a few of the possibilities.
A man stands at the peak of hawksbill mountain.


Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail.

A ranger examines a yellow butterfly

Ranger Programs: In the Park or Online

Learn about Shenandoah from those who know it best, whether you're on the trail or in your favorite chair!

A night-time view over a dark meadow with trees silhouetted at the horizon and stars in the sky.

Night Sky

Just a few hours from the bright beacon of the East Coast, Shenandoah's night sky provides an escape into the dark.

Man flyfishing in a stream


Enjoy fishing in the cool mountain streams of Shenandoah.

A hiker stands at an AT post.

Backcountry Camping

Find important information for planning your backcountry trip, including suggested itineraries.

Bicyclists along Skyline Drive

Biking on Skyline Drive

Have fun and be safe when biking on Skyline Drive.

Inside Byrd Visitor Center


Discover Shenandoah through interactive exhibits around the park.

Photo of skyline drive and blue sky with autumn foliage.

Driving Skyline Drive

A slow meander down Skyline Drive will give you a whole new driving experience.

Last updated: July 5, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


(540) 999-3500

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