Food, Grocery and Gas Along Skyline Drive

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Picnic To Go - Shenandoah National Park

Turn Here to Refuel in Every Way

Driving along Skyline Drive is an inspiring experience, and all that fresh air and scenic wonder can inspire a healthy appetite. With wayside food stops located every 25 miles or so, your next bite is closer than you think - and you’ll find everything from grab-and-go snacks and carry-out meals to groceries, gifts and full-service dining.


Elkwallow Wayside (Mile 24.1) 

Carry-out, groceries, and camping supplies are all available at this location. There’s even a charming gift shop for Shenandoah National Park souvenirs.

  • Retail/camping supplies: Open April 1 - November 7
  • Carry-out food: Open May 28 - November 7
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily

Big Meadows Wayside (Mile 51) 

This centrally located Wayside offers Grab ‘n Go food, carry-out and sit down, camping and hiking supplies, gasoline (now featuring diesel and 24/7 pay at the pump service), and an expansive Shenandoah National Park gift shop. ATM is also available. (Showers/Laundry is located near the campground.)

  • Retail/camping supplies: Open March 26 - November 11
    • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sun-Thurs
    • 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM Fri-Sat
  • Food & Beverage: Open July 2 - October 31
    • 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily

Loft Mountain Wayside (Mile 79.5) 

Groceries, camping, and hiking supplies are available a Loft Mountain Wayside, also the place for a large Shenandoah gift shop. (Campstore/Showers/Laundry is located near the campground.)

  • Wayside retail: Open April 23 - November 7
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily
  • Wayside Campstore/Shower & Laundry: Open Noon May 5 - Noon October 31
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM May 6 - October 30
  • At this time, no food & beverage (sit-down or carry-out) available at the wayside
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