Shenandoah National Park Facilities

1. Dickey Ridge Visitor Center

Open

April 9 - November 28: Open seven days a week, 5:00 P.M.

Location

Mile 4.6 on Skyline Drive

Available Facilities

Mile 4.7 on Skyline Drive. Restrooms, information desk, exhibits, videos, sales, publications, maps, backcountry permits, and first aid.

2. Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Visitor Center

Open

March 26 to November 28: open until 5:00 P.M.

Open Daily

Location

Milepost 51 on Skyline Drive

Available Facilities

Milepost 51 on Skyline Drive. Restrooms, information desk, videos, sales, publications, maps, backcountry permits, and first aid. Many ranger-led programs and hikes begin here.

3. Loft Mountain Information Center

Location

Mile 79.5 on Skyline Drive.

Open

Open 5/15 - 10/31, Open Weekends and holidays only, until 5:00 P.M.

$109.95
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