in Shenandoah National Park
WHAT IT COSTS
2022 Fee Free Days
No entrance fees will be charged on the following days:
Monday, January 17 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Saturday, April 16 – First Day of National Park Week
Thursday, August 4 – Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
Saturday, September 24 – National Public Lands Day
Friday, November 11 – Veterans Day
Visitors to Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park can purchase an entrance permit (valid for the day of purchase and next six days.) Frequent visitors to Shenandoah may want to purchase an annual Shenandoah pass. There are also annual and lifetime passes that cover entrance at all National Park Service units and/or Federal areas.
Entrance passes can be purchased online or at any of our entrance stations.
Shenandoah Entrance Fee – Single Vehicle – $30.00
You are required to pay an entrance fee in order to access Shenandoah National Park, whether you’re driving on Skyline Drive or hiking in from the boundary. By law, 80 percent of the money collected from entrance fees is used for projects that directly benefit visitors. The remaining 20 percent goes to parks that do not charge fees to help them with visitor services
This fee covers unlimited entry for one vehicle and passengers for seven consecutive days, beginning on the day of purchase. Vehicles must be private, noncommercial, and with a seating capacity of 15 or less. Click here to view entrance fees for motorcycles, commercial vehicles, and other modes of entry.
To request an Educational Fee Waiver, click here.
2022 Entrance Fee Free Days
- January 17: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- April 16: First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day
- August 4: Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
- September 24: National Public Lands Day
- November 11: Veterans Day