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Skyline Dr Marker 41.7 - Shenandoah National Park

Luray, VA 22835

(877) 247-9261

Located in Shenandoah National Park at mile 41.7 on the Skyline Drive, Skyland is located at the highest elevation along the drive. Skyland is open late March through late November. The resort is closed during the winter.

Our location along Skyline Drive is ideal for visitors to explore over 500 miles of hiking trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Experience breathtaking views from 75 overlooks along Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. Visit regional wineries, antique shops and museums that are nearby.

Skyland has meeting space to accommodate up to 100 people. It’s a great venue for a managers' retreat or small, intimate social gathering. Call the Group Sales Office at 866-383-2922 for information.

We have 177 rooms with the majority located along the ridge of the mountain facing the Shenandoah Valley to the west. Room types range from newly renovated Premium rooms to small, cozy historic cabins. A limited number of suites and pet friendly rooms are also available. All rooms are equipped with coffee makers, hair dryers, and clock radios. Premium and preferred rooms have TVs and air conditioning. There are no in-room phones but there are house phones in the service areas. Cell service reception is available from most rooms depending on your carrier. Calls can be received at the front desk – 540-999-2212 and messages will be delivered to your room. All rooms and public area plus 25 feet from buildings are smoke-free environments.

The Pollock Dining Room menu items focus on healthy, fresh and organic ingredients. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served plus we offer a limited menu in the Mountain Taproom from 2:00 to 10:00 p.m. Free family-friendly nightly entertainment is also featured in the taproom.

Guided horseback rides depart daily from the Skyland stables. Special events include monthly wine tastings, Shenandoah Mountain Guided Rock Climbing/Rappelling, and monthly Night Skies presentations May through September.

For more information, visit www.goshenandoah.com or call (877) 247-9261. 

Highlights & Happenings

  • Doughton Park, MP 240
  • The Brinegar Cabin, craft demonstrations, and diverse hiking options and make Doughton Park a must-experience destination along the Parkway.
  • Folk Art Center, Milepost 382
  • Open year round, the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary craft of the Southern Appalachians.
  • Craggy Gardens, MP 364
  • For generations, visitors have headed for the Craggies in June, typically the prime time for viewing the pink and purple blooms of Catawba rhododendrons that blanket much of the area.
  • Rocky Knob & Mabry Mill, MP 169, 176.2
  • These Parkway treasures offer many opportunities for visitors including hiking, camping, picnicking, and one of the most-photographed structures along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • Peaks of Otter, MP 86
  • With stunning views, natural beauty, and the surrounding Jefferson National Forest, it’s no wonder the Peaks of Otter area has attracted people to the region for more than 8,000 years.
  • Cumberland Knob, MP 217.5
  • Located near the Virginia state line, Cumberland Knob is the site where construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in 1935. It was the first recreation area opened to the public and remains a favorite destination for both locals and visitors.
  • James River & Otter Creek, MP 60-63.8
  • At the lowest elevation along the Parkway, visitors can hike, camp, fish, have a picnic, and see restored Battery Creek Lock from the Kanawha Canal.
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner
  • The 68th edition of the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner is your ultimate source for planning a trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • Hiking Trails
  • A journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway offers motorists spectacular views of Southern Appalachia’s diverse beauty for 469.1 uninterrupted miles.
  • Blooms & Wildlife Watching
  • Don't forget your cameras and binoculars when visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway! Learn when and where to see blooms along your journey.
  • What To Do
  • The Blue Ridge Parkway is more than a road – it is a beautiful journey that entices visitors to explore a 469-mile gateway to America’s rich cultural heritage.
  • Nearby Accommodations
  • Explore the quaint towns and vibrant cities that the Blue Ridge Parkway weaves through, and a variety of lodging choices.
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