Shenandoah National Park, White Oak Canyon Falls, Shenandoah river. Visit this beautiful park located in Virginia's Blue Ridgge Mountains. Enjoy the Skyline Drive and Appalachian Trail. There are more than 500 miles (800 km) of hiking trails.
The Blue Ridge Parkway bills itself as "America's Favorite Drive"—it is, after all, one of the most visited spots in the National Park Service—and it's easy to see why. The road winds its way through 469 miles of Appalachian Highlands between North Carolina and Virginia before linking up with the Skyline Drive in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park.
Shenandoah National Park. Shenandoah's Blue Ridge Mountains are covered by hardwood forests that are home to tens of thousands of animals. The Skyline Drive and Appalachian Trail run the entire length of this narrow park that has more than 500 miles (800 km) of hiking trails along scenic overlooks and waterfalls of the Shenandoah River
The Skyline Drive runs 105 miles north and south along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Shenandoah National Park and is the only public road through the park. You can enter Shenandoah at four places: Front Royal near Rt. 66 and 340, Thornton Gap at Rt. 211, Swift Run Gap at Rt. 33, and Rockfish Gap at Rt. 64 and Rt. 250 (also the northern entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway). It takes about three hours to travel the entire length of the park on a clear day.