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Dickey Ridge Visitor Center

Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-635-3566
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This is a Nice place to stretch your legs. Very crowded area. Be careful and watch for children... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Beckley, West Virginia
Not alot going on Ranger wise

Very few Ranger classes/seminars on the map, maybe due to being so late in the year. Facility does... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
Joe S
via mobile
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+1 540-635-3566
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a Nice place to stretch your legs. Very crowded area. Be careful and watch for children running around. They are a few sovereigns available.

Thank 981keithy
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Very few Ranger classes/seminars on the map, maybe due to being so late in the year. Facility does have some interesting films about the park. Nice selection of souveniers here. Rather small visitors center though.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a smaller than average visitor center. Surprising given the fact that it is located at the North entrace to the park. The Big Meadows visitor center has much larger facilities interms of interpretation etc that I think would have been better placed as...More

Thank Bkrause2
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for clean restrooms, drive tidbits, and a fantastic view on a windy morning. The place was informative and got my Shenandoah NP stamp.

1  Thank rogersober
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A nice little place to learn a bit about the park and take a break from hiking or driving. There is a small gift shop with Park items like tee shirts and patches and you can get your NP passport stamped too.

1  Thank CA_Blond_SFO
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Don't miss Visitor Center's when traveling through National Parks. This one, like others, is filled with helpful maps, rangers, information, souvenirs and displays. They had on display a room full of National Park quilts. A larger quilt with all the National Parks on it was...More

1  Thank bglhvn
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We loved the beautiful displays of the area and of how the Skyline Dr was built. The three movies (playing at this time) were worth watching and contained much history.

Thank Inaleeb
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Outside the visitor center is a huge open area. It's there that Roosevelt dedicated Shenandoah. We went to the visitor to ask about hikes and grab the kids junior ranger books. The rangers were really helpful. additionally, we also saw a movie about the parks...More

Thank Sara_sakflva
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Every time we go to the northern end of the Shenandoah's, we always make it a point to visit the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center. Being older than the Byrd Visitor Center in the central area of the Shenandoah's, the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center holds history...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice clean well equipped center with plenty of gift choices as well as displays explaining the history of the park.

Thank bigwrldtrvlr
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Kenneth P
I need INFO on golf courses in the valley.
24 April 2017|
Response from Jeanette R | Reviewed this property |
I don't have that info.