Hiking along the Appalachian Trail, fly-fishing, and rafting are just some of the possible activities in this national park near Washington, D.C.
Shenandoah National Park lies astride a beautiful section of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia, just 75 miles west of our nation’s capital. The scenic roadway Skyline Drive takes you through the 105 mile long park, providing more than 75 overlooks with spectacular vistas.
Five hundred miles of trails, consisting of 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail, lead visitors to waterfalls, panoramic views, protected wilderness, and preserved human history in the Shenandoah valley. A park full of recreational opportunities for the entire family, Shenandoah is worth a repeat visit.
From hiking to camping, white-water rafting to mountain climbing, the opportunities to surround yourself with nature are infinite at this embodiment of a living park. Ever-changing as time rolls on, and situated in one of the most populous corridors in the country, Shenandoah shows that some of our nation’s most special spaces are just outside your backdoor.