Shenandoah National Park Things to Do

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    Skyland

    by Tom_Fields Written Oct 31, 2007

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    This mountain resort offers dining, lodging, information, and other services. It's an excellent place to stop for lunch. And if you wish to spend a few days here, it's the ideal location to stay.

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    Dickey Ridge Visitors Center

    by Tom_Fields Written Oct 31, 2007

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    If you enter Skyline Drive from the north (near Front Royal), then you should stop here for the latest information on weather, trail and road conditions, maps, guidebooks, and whatever else you need.

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    Little Devil's Staircase Overlook

    by travelfrosch Written Nov 12, 2006

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    This small overlook has an interesting view of a series of hills, presumably the Little Devil's Staircase. This overlook is worth a brief stop to take in the view.

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    Mount Marshall Overlook

    by travelfrosch Written Nov 12, 2006

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    This overlook gives you a view northeast towards Mount Marshall, a mountain with an elevation of 3,368 feet. The surrounding landscape isn't bad, either.

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    Browntown Valley Overlook

    by travelfrosch Written Nov 12, 2006

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    The Browntown Valley Overlook is at an elevation of approximately 2,700 feet. It gives a panorama to the west across the village of Browntown to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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    Hogswallow Flats Overlook

    by travelfrosch Written Nov 12, 2006

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    The Hogswallow Flats Overlook is at an elevation of 2,665 feet. It affords a look to the southeast across plains to the mountains in the distance.

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    Jenkins Gap Overlook

    by travelfrosch Written Nov 12, 2006

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    Jenkins Gap Overlook is at an elevation of 2,355 feet. From here, you get a unique view through a valley (called, interestingly enough, Jenkins Gap) of the mountains to the east.

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    Stony man trail

    by Shihar Updated Jan 21, 2006

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    This was probably the most populated trail we encountered. The view a the top was incredible! There is a short uphill climb before you reach the top.

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    Stoney Man

    by Aaron7 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Stoney Man is the northernmost 4000 footer in the park. The climb to the top is an easy hike. I usually jog it.

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    Wildlife Viewing

    by Easty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Deer at an Overlook

    There are many species of animals that call Shenandoah National Park home. On the day I was here, I saw about 10 deer, 2 bear, many large birds, and lots of small animals.

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    Rocky Top Overlook

    by Easty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Rocky Top Overlook is at a point that faces another mountain. You can take a nice mountain shot here.

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    View of the Charlottesville Reservoir

    by Easty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Another Skyline Drive Overlook

    At this overlook, you can clearly see the reservoir and the nearby Virginia Piedmont. If the day was clearer, you can see the city of Charlottesville.

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