Charlottesville Bicycle Club

Swift Run Gap – Skyland

Distance:  48 miles
Climbing:  100 feet per mile

Description:  A truly extraordinary ride, this route climbs through the Shenandoah National Park on the Skyline Drive from the Swift Run Gap entrance for 24 miles before turning around at the Skyland Wayside and heading back. Skyland is the highest point on the Skyline Drive; you are guaranteed to get your fill of scenic mountaintop overlooks. Don’t miss it.

Stores:  Mile 24 (Skyland Wayside)

There's Always Something To See On Skyline Drive

Starting Point:

   Swift Run Gap Entrance Station
   US 33 & Skyline Drive
   Elkton, VA 22827
   GPS: 38.358559, -78.546956

NOTE:   A fee is required at the entrance to the national park unless you already have a pass. Most passes can be used for up to four riders.