Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia, Shenandoah features rolling tree-lined hills, wooded hollows, spectacular waterfalls and a diversity of wildlife, all easily accessible from the scenic Skyline Drive. The park preserves a remarkable slice of southern Appalachian natural history and beauty with a dazzling array of recreational opportunities.

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Visiting Shenandoah National Park (Old Rag Trail)

This year, the park is testing a new reservation system for the trail, to better protect the features that make it such a beloved adventure and to improve visitors’ safety and experience.

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