Shenandoah National Park

Mahayla Allred, Feature

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Shenandoah National Park, the place where you can escape to nature. Just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C. With over 200,000 acres of protected land that is home to 50 different species of animals. It has over 500 miles of fantastic trails. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays when Skyline Drive is open. Rangers will be available to answer questions. Movies, exhibits, and the bookstore will be available. Back-country camping permits may also be obtained during open hours.. The current rate of $25 per vehicle, $20 per motorcycle and $10 per person has been in effect since 2017. The park is one of 117 in the National Park System that charges an entrance fee. The remaining 300 sites are free to enter.