in Shenandoah National Park
WE ARE ALWAYS OPEN
Shenandoah National Park is always open, however be aware that most visitor facilities and services operate only from mid March to late November.
Skyline Drive may be temporarily closed* on short notice for indefinite periods due to winter weather conditions. For current Skyline Drive conditions:
- Please call the park’s recorded information line: (540) 999-3500, press 1, then press 1 again
- Park staff also post opening and closing information on Facebook and Twitter.
Special Winter Hours
Dickey Ridge Visitor Center (mile 4.6) will be closed until April and Harry F. Byrd Sr. Visitor Center at Big Meadows (mile 51 on Skyline Drive) will be closed through March 12. Restrooms are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at each location
In addition the following picnic grounds will remain open year round, weather permitting: Elkwallow, Pinnacles, South River, and Dundo.
All other facilities are closed for the season.
* Visitors may still enter the park on foot to hike even when the Drive is closed.