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Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
Description: Get information here about the things to see and do in Shenandoah.

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Good stop.

Very educational. Beautiful vista. Great place to take a break and relax. Also, good place to have a picnic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Sandusky, Ohio
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Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Very educational. Beautiful vista. Great place to take a break and relax. Also, good place to have a picnic.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

All of the rangers we talked to were incredibly helpful and never steered us wrong on their suggestions for hikes with our four year-old. The exhibit was small but packed with interesting historical information. There are also a few different films that they will show on request and I found the CCC video to be very interesting.

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Silver Spring MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Helpful rangers are eager to explain some of the park's history. And views from the oversized windows out onto Big Meadow are fantastic.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We visited this center as we came into the park on Skyline Drive. My wife, kids, and I all learned a lot about the park's history and the CCC because of this visitor's center and the informative movies that you can watch inside of it. My boys both did the Jr. Ranger program while at the park too. The park... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

At mile marker five on Skyline Drive after entering the park at the Front Royal North Entrance Station is the Dickey Ridge Visitors Center. Make this your first stop because the rangers there are knowledgeable, personable and engaging and can help you to optimally plan your visit. Here at the center is a calendar of events that changes daily ,a... More 

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River Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Dickey Ridge is the first national Park Service Visitor Center as you enter the Shenandoah National Park from the north. Definitely take the time to stop here on your way along the Skyline Drive into the Park. The Rangers are very informative and helpful. Also, check out the Critter Sightings log to find out were wildlife has been most recently... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very nice staff, my granddaughter and grandson received their Junior Ranger Badges for the park; they were so happy for them. It was truly amazing how delightful the Visitor Center was; we purchased quite a bit and were helped extensively when we needed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Nice place to stop and get some gifts, see some views, and use the restrooms. Bathrooms were clean enough. Wish they had refreshments, even a vending machine for water. Otherwise a great place to stop and stretch and enjoy views!

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This visitor center was in a nice location. Clean restrooms. There was a nice view outside. You could sit out there and relax. The rangers in the visitor center were very helpful and nice. You can also sign your little ones up to be Junior Rangers. My daughter did that in the past and really enjoyed it.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

A great place to start on the Skyline Trail in Shenandoah National Park. Be sure to watch the 10 minute video - started upon request. Nice gift shop without outrageous prices. Park Ranger available for more information. Get your National Park Passport stamp here. Stop at Skyland Resort and Big Meadows area for a taste and history of the park.

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Address: Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Shenandoah National Park

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