Shenandoah National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour

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Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Take a scenic drive through Virginia’s verdant wilderness with this self-guided tour. Stop to snap photos from breathtaking overlooks along Skyline Drive. Hike portions of the famous Appalachian Trail. Find out how this wild, remote place isn’t entirely what it seems. Plus, learn the history of Shenandoah’s earliest inhabitants, from the Six Nations to the Iroquois Wars and beyond. This easy, picturesque drive is one you won’t soon forget! Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and the app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. When you arrive, go to the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center to start the tour. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity! This isn't an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.

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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.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shenandoah Valley

Valley and mountains from Shenandoah Valley Overlook with compass and labels. What's the view from Shenandoah Valley Overlook

Duration: 10 minutes

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Fox Hollow Trail is a 1.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Front Royal, Virginia that features beautiful wildflowers.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Dickey Ridge Visitor Center (mile 4.6) is located near Front Royal, Virginia, in the northern part of the Park. It's the ideal place for .

Duration: 10 minutes

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During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers held signal knobs as a lookout, most notably for the Battle of Cedar Creek. Union soldiers later took

Duration: 10 minutes

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Hogwallow Falts Overlook faces southeast from an elevation of 2,665 ft (812 m). You are looking down to Rappahannock County and the town of Flint Hill. Flint Hill was founded in 1836 and by the 1840s and 1850s became prosperous from tobacco production, largely aided by the labor of enslaved African-Americans.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Come to Range View Overlook for an expansive view of the mountains of Shenandoah. Looking south from an elevation of 2,810 ft (856 m), you are glimpsing into the center of Shenandoah National Park, from Keyser Mountain in front of you all the way to Old Rag and Stony Man Mountain in the distance.

Duration: 10 minutes

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The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine.

Duration: 10 minutes

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This enjoyable hike brings you to an outstanding view of the Shenandoah Valley, Massanutten Mountain

Duration: 10 minutes

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A walk through the forest with mountain laurel in the springtime and an example of a columnar jointing geological feature. Limberlost is a fully accessible trail

Duration: 10 minutes

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Facing west, with an elevation of 3,550 ft (1,082 m), Crescent Rock Overlook has some of the best views of Hawksbill Peak, the highest peak in Shenandoah, at 4,050 ft (1,234 m). To the right of Hawksbill is Nakedtop, which descends along Hershberger Ridge down to the valley below.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Cedar Run Falls Trail is a 9.3 kilometer out and back trail located near Syria, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Looking northwest from 3,140 ft (957 m), Franklin Cliffs Overlook views a narrow hollow leading to the town of Stanley in the Shenandoah.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Rapidan Camp (also known at times as Camp Hoover) in Shenandoah National Park in Madison County, Virginia, was built by U.S. President Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou Henry Hoover and served as their rustic retreat throughout Hoover's administration from 1929 to 1933.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Looking west-northwest from an elevation of 3,235 ft (986 m), at The Point Overlook you can view the Blue Ridge Mountains, and on a clear day, out to the Shenandoah Valley. Straight ahead lies Powell Mountain.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Bearfence Mountain Trail is a 1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Hood, Virginia that features beautiful wildflowers.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Facing west from an elevation of 3,125 ft (952 m), The Oaks Overlook view is a narrow window into the Shenandoah Valley below. The man-made landscape of the Shenandoah Valley provides a stark contrast from the wilderness in Shenandoah National Park.

Duration: 10 minutes

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South River Falls Trail and South River Fire Road Loop is a 7.4 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Elkton, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and bird watching and is best used from April until October.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Facing north from an elevation of 2,715 ft (827 m) the view from Swift Run looks out to the Shenandoah Valley and Massanutten Mountain

Duration: 10 minutes

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Facing south from an elevation of 2,455 ft (748 m), the view from Bacon Hollow Overlook stretches out over a broad hollow that descends to Piedmont in the distance. Piedmont is the central region of Virginia between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Coastal Plains.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Looking southeast from an elevation of 2,455 ft (748 m), Loft Mountain Overlook presents you with a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains descending into the foothills that merge with the Piedmont region of Virginia.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Panoramic Skyline Drive viewpoint of gently sloping green peaks & Big Run watershed wilderness.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Jones Run Falls Trail is a 7.2 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Crozet, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate.

Duration: 10 minutes

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A short hike to a viewpoint on top of a rocky talus slope with incredible views of the Shenandoah Valley, Massanutten Mountain, and beyond.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Facing east-southeast from an elevation of 2,975 ft (906 m), Moormans River Overlook looks straight out to the Charlottesville Reservoir, fed by Moorman's River. Moorman's River has flooded many times, notably in 1895, 1924, 1942, and most recently on June 27, 1995. The 1995 flooding caused nearly 100 landslides. The Charlottesville Reservoir, also called Sugar Hollow Reservoir, contained much of the debris flowing downstream and prevented damage to homes nearby.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Scenic spot at nearly 3,000 ft. with a panorama of Wildcat Ridge peaks & dark-green lake waters.

Duration: 10 minutes

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At the Turk Mountain Overlook you will look straight to the quartzite covered peak of Turk Mountain. Facing northwest from an elevation of 2,720 ft (829 m) you will also look out to the Shenandoah Valley to the right of Turk Mountain and the Blue Ridge Mountains on the left. Turk Mountain takes its name from a family that lived in the area before the establishment of Shenandoah National Park.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Vista point at 2,485-ft. elevation is known for 360-degree sight lines & Skyline Drive sunset views.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Rockfish Gap is a wind gap located in the Blue Ridge Mountains between Charlottesville and Waynesboro, Virginia, United States, through Afton Mountain, which is frequently used to refer to the gap.

Duration: 10 minutes
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