Nature's Calling!

Just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park is a land bursting with cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, fields of wildflowers, and quiet wooded hollows. With over 200,000 acres of protected lands that are haven to deer, songbirds, and black bear, there's so much to explore...and your journey begins right here!

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Facility Opening Dates

Opening dates and operating hours for campgrounds, lodges, visitor centers, and more!

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Become a Virtual Junior Ranger!

You don't have to come to Shenandoah in order to be sworn in as a Virtual Junior Ranger. Just finish the activities and download your badge!

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Digital Entrance Passes

Avoid the wait at our entrance stations! Find out more information about our new digital entrance pass option.

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COVID-19 Updates

Stay up-to-date with the latest information about our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Know Before You Go

Take a moment to learn ten simple things you can do to help everyone enjoy a safe and memorable trip to Shenandoah.

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Does My Dog Need a Leash?

Find out answers to this question, and many more, before bringing your pet to Shenandoah. Oh, and the answer is yes!

Become a Member!

Find books & maps to plan your visit!

Shenandoah National Park Association has a great selection of park hiking books, maps, and nature guides.

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Partner with Us!

The official philanthropic partner of Shenandoah National Park.

Last updated: April 16, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


(540) 999-3500
Emergency Phone: 1-800-732-0911

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