If you are visiting Shenandoah National Park, you will become very familiar with the park’s mile markers.  Whether you’re taking a Skyline Drive road trip, planning accommodations, deciding which overlooks to stop off, determining the best Skyline Drive entrances, or looking for hike trailheads, you will need to know where they are.  And they way you will know this is by what mile marker they are on the Skyline Drive.

So, what are all the major locations along Skyline Drive and where are they in the park? That’s what this guide will tell you.   

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What is a Mile Marker? 

The full Skyline Drive length is 105 miles. Every mile along the scenic road in Shenandoah National Park is marked with a small sign post.  The posts are on the right as you head south or the left as you drive northwards.  The numbers start at 0 the north entrance to Shenandoah and end at 105 at the south entrance.  

All of the major points of interest are indicated by which mile they are along the length of the park on Skyline Drive. 

Skyline Drive sign

The Mile Markers in Shenandoah National Park 

Here are all the mile markers for the scenic overlooks, major trailheads, Skyline Drive restrooms, Skyline Drive parking areas, Shenandoah accommodations, park entrances, and other points of interest on Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park: 

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0.6 – Front Royal Entrance Station  
2.8 – Shenandoah Valley Overlook – Elev. 1390 
4.6 – Dickey Ridge Visitor Center & Picnic Grounds  
5.5 – Signal Knob Overlook – Elev. 2090 
6.8 – Gooney Run Overlook – Elev. 2085 
7.3 – Gooney Manor Overlook – Elev. 1920 
9.2 – Lands Run Parking  
10.4 – Compton Gap 
10.5 – Indian Run Overlook – Elev. 2400 
12.4 – Jenkins Gap Overlook – Elev. 2355 
13.7 – Hogwallow Flats Overlook – Elev. 2665 
14.9 – Browntown Valley Overlook – Elev. 2890 
15.9 – Mt. Marshall Parking  
17.2 – Range View Overlook – Elev. 2810 
17.6 – Gravel Springs Parking  
18.4 – Gimlet Ridge Overlook – Elev. 2675 
19.0 – Mount Marshall Overlook – Elev. 2850 
19.4 – Keyser Run Parking  
19.8 – Little Hogback Overlook – Elev. 3035  
20.2 – Little Devil’s Stairs Overlook – Elev. 3120 
21.0 – Hogback Overlook – Elev. 3385 
21.1 – Overall Run (Tuscarora) Parking  
21.6 – Rattlesnake Point Overlook – Elev. 3105 
21.9 – Mathews Arm Campground  
22.2 – Piney River Ranger Station 
24.0 – Elkwallow Wayside & Picnic Area  
26.4 – Jeremy’s Run Overlook – Elev. 2410 
27.6 – Thornton Hollow Overlook – Elev. 2460 
28.4 – Beahms Gap Overlook – Elev. 2485 
30.1 – Pass Mountain Overlook – Elev. 2460 

31.3 – Thorton Gap Entrance Station  
31.4 – Panorama (Upper Parking)  
32.0 – Mary’s Rock Tunnel  
32.2 – Tunnel Parking and Overlook – Elev. 2840 
32.8 – Buck Hollow Overlook – Elev. 2710 
33.0 – Hazel Mountain Overlook – Elev. 2770  
33.4 – Meadow Spring Parking  
35.0 – Pinnacles Overlook – Elev. 3320 
36.4 – Jewell Hollow Overlook – Elev. 3320 
36.6 – Pinnacles Picnic Grounds 
37.8 – Corbin Cabin Parking  
38.5 – Stonyman Overlook – Elev. 3100 
39.0 – Little Stonyman Trailhead  
39.7 – Hemlock Springs Overlook – Elev. 3380 
40.4 – Thorofare Mountain Overlook – Elev. 3595 
41.7 – Skyland Resort Upper Loop (North Entrance)  
42.4 – Whiteoak Canyon Parking  
42.5 – Skyland Resort Lower Loop (South Entrance) 
43.0 –  Limberlost Parking 
43.2 – Timber Hollow Overlook – Elev. 3360 
44.0 – Crescent Rock Overlook – Elev. 3550 
45.5 – Hawksbill Gap Trailhead  
46.4 – Old Rag View Overlook – Elev. 3585 
46.5 – Upper Hawksbill Trailhead  
48.0 – Spitler Knoll Overlook – Elev. 3285 
49.0 – Franklin Cliffs Overlook – Elev. 3285 
49.3 – Fishers Gap Overlook – Elev. 3070 
50.4 – Dark Hollow Falls Trailhead  
51.2 – Big Meadows / Byrd Visitor Center  
51.2 – Big Meadows Wayside  

51.3 – Rapidan Fire Road Parking  
51.4 – Parking for Lewis Falls Trail 
51.5 – Tanners Ridge Overlook – Elev. 3465 
52.4 – Milam Gap  
52.9 – Naked Creek Overlook – Elev. 3250 
54.5 – Hazeltop Ridge Overlook – Elev. 3265 
54.8 – Bootens Gap Parking  
55.3 – The Point Overlook – Elev. 3235 
56.4 – Bearfence Trailhead 
57.5 – Lewis Mountain Area (Cabins & Camping)
58.8 – The Oaks Overlook – Elev. 3125 
60.9 – Baldface Mountain Overlook – Elev. 3325 
62.4 – South River Overlook – Elev. 2950 
63.0 – South River Picnic Area 
64.1 – Hensley Hollow Overlook – Elev. 2560 
64.9 – Hensley Ridge Parking  

65.5 – Swift Run Gap Entrance Station  
66.3 – Hightop Parking 
67.2 – Swift Run Overlook – Elev. 2715 
67.8 – Sandy Bottom Overlook – Elev. 2700 
68.3 – Smith Roach Gap Parking  
68.9 – Bacon Hollow Overlook – Elev. 2450 
70.6 – Eaton Hollow Overlook – Elev. 2500 
71.2 – Rocky Mount Overlook – Elev. 2450 
72.2 – Beldor Hollow Overlook – Elev. 2345 
72.8 – Simmons Gap Ranger Station  
74.4 – Loft Mountain Overlook – Elev. 2450 
75.2 – Pinefield Gap Parking  
76.4 – Two Mile Run Overlook – Elev. 2770 
76.9 – Brown Mountain Overlook – Elev. 2840 
77.6 – Ivy Creek Overlook – Elev. 2885 
78.2 – Rockytop Overlook – Elev. 2860 
80.0 – Loft Mountain Wayside & Campground  
80.8 – Big Run Overlook – Elev. 2860 
81.1 – Doyles River Parking  
81.2 – Big Run Parking  
81.9 – Doyles River Overlook – Elev. 2870 
82.6 – Browns Gap Parking  
83.7 – Dundo Overlook – Elev. 2765 
84.1 – Jones Run Parking  
84.4 – Blackrock Area Parking  
84.8 – Blackrock Summit 
87.0 – Trayfoot Mountain Overlook – Elev. 2575 
87.1 – Blackrock Gap Parking  
88.2 – Horsehead Overlook – Elev. 2580 
90.0 – Riprap Trail Parking  
91.4 – Riprap Overlook Elev. 2920 
92.0 – Moormans River Overlook – Elev. 2975 
92.1 – Wildcat Ridge Parking 
92.6 – Crimora Lake Overlook – Elev. 2975 
93.7 – Turk Mountain Overlook – Elev. 2715 
94.0 – Turk Gap Parking  
95.3 – Sawmill Run Overlook – Elev. 2210 
95.5 – Beagle Gap Parking  
95.8 – Sawmill Ridge Overlook – Elev. 2210 
96.4 – Jarman Gap Parking  
98.9 – Calf Mountain Overlook – Elev. 2485 
99.5 – Beagle Gap Overlook – Elev. 2490 
102.5 – McCormick Gap Overlook – Elev. 2455 
104.5 – Turnout/RFES Employee Parking
105.5 – Rockfish Gap Entrance Station  

Mile Marker Shenandoah National Park

Skyline Drive Important Highlights 

0.6 – Front Royal Entrance Station 
The northern entrance to Skyline Drive and the official beginning of Skyline Drive.  Access via routes 66 and 340.   

4.6 Dickey Ridge Visitor Center & Picnic Grounds 
Information, exhibits, store, ranger talks, restrooms, water, picnic area, access to Dickey Trail. 

24.0 – Elkwallow Wayside & Picnic Area 
Restrooms, picnic area, camp store and gifts, takeout food and snack bar, water, phone. 

31.3 – Thorton Gap Entrance Station 
Access via route 211 

31.4 – Panorama  
Information, restrooms, phone, access to Appalachian Trail and other hiking trails.

41.7 / 42.5 – Skyland Resort 
Lodging, restaurant, bar/ taproom, giftshop, horseback riding, access to trails, restrooms, electric car charger, ranger-led programs, historic sites, conference room, phone. 

51.2 – Big Meadows 
Byrd Visitor Center, lodging, wayside café, restaurant, bar/ taproom, giftshop, National Park Service store, information, restrooms, ranger-led programs, access to trails, campground, phone, gas station, picnic area.

57.5 – Lewis Mountain Area  
Rustic cabins, campground, picnic area, ranger-led programs, camp store, showers, phone, access to Appalachian Trail and other trails.

65.5 – Swift Run Gap Entrance Station 
Access via route 33. 

80.0 – Loft Mountain Wayside & Campground 
Food, water, restrooms, gift store, campground, picnic area, ranger-led programs, seasonal information, laundry, showers, access to trails, trailer disposal station. 

105.5 – Rockfish Gap Entrance Station 
The southern entrance to Skyline Drive, the official beginning of Skyline Drive and the start of Blue Ridge Parkway. Access via routes 64 and 250.  

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