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Skyline Drive

Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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Awesome!

We rode the entire length of Skyline Drive on our way to the Smoky Mountains. It was a great day... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
tandhgoraj
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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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Road trip!

We took a road trip this summer and this was the first leg of our trip. Even though it was rainy... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Love Camping L
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Huntsville, Alabama
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105-mile Scenic Drive Built In The 1930's Goes Through The Entire Length Of The Park.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“speed limit” (155 reviews)
“pull offs” (58 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We rode the entire length of Skyline Drive on our way to the Smoky Mountains. It was a great day, we stopped at the well equipped stores and visitors centers along the way, and we did a short walk/hike or two. I can't wait to...More

Thank tandhgoraj
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We took a road trip this summer and this was the first leg of our trip. Even though it was rainy and cloudy, we took a day and drove up from Loft Mountain to the north entrance and back and was able to see several...More

Thank Love Camping L
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Some beautiful views - obviously less so on a cloudy day!! Lots of stopping points on the drive. Not worth driving the full distance.

Thank BigEd-Boerne
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

As we entered the park and started down the twisty roads we saw a small black bear cub about 30 feet in the woods!! The scenic views are great!! Make sure you bring a camera all of God's wonderful creation!! Bring a picnic lunch and...More

Thank Automan1513
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We started our drive at the southern end in a fog so thick that the park ranger recommended we save our money and not bother with the drive. My wife insisted, so we went ahead and I'm so glad we did. Once we got above...More

Thank Derek B
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We drove from one end to the other (Rockfish Gap to Fort Royal) over the course of 2 days with a stop at Skyland. It was a great drive with so many overlooks to choose from, our children loved the rock tunnel! There are several...More

Thank wilmabird
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Three day two night visit to the park and that is just not enough. What a lovely place and it was nice and cool unless you are hiking one of the more demanding mountains. Great place for all although respect the hiking recommendations.

Thank BRIAN M
Reviewed 18 August 2016

this track has different types of S curves long and short, no hairpin I've driven speed limit is 35. watch out for hikers, motorcycles, bears and animals. only gas station I know is at Big Meadows be sure to check your gas

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Drive slowly and scan wooded areas for bears. You often see moms with their cubs. The look outs are wonderful places for pictures.

1  Thank jobag1113
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We only a small part of the drive but it was worthy. The view from the road is amazing. It takes a while to drive though, we spent the morning there just for a quarter of the road but I would do it again.

Thank Anne-Sophie J
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teach3444
19 June 2017|
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Response from Sandy H | Reviewed this property |
You'll get a map as you enter so you can see where you can get off and connect back with the interstate.
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Poulami M
18 June 2017|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
Just a few more points: Route 211 for the last few miles before you arrive at Thornton Gap is a steep uphill drive with lots of curves. You pay your entrance fee at the Thornton Gap entrance. It's only about ten miles from... More
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Adnan H
9 June 2017|
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Response from Dale P | Reviewed this property |
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