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Shenandoah National Park

Luray, Virginia
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The Associate Experience

What's it really like working inside Shenandoah National Park?


Just over an hour’s drive from Washington, DC, Shenandoah National Park overlooks the lush Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains. We operate lodging, retail, and foodservice locations throughout the park including Skyland, Big Meadows Lodge, Elkwallow, Loft Mountain Campground, Lewis Mountain Cabins, and Big Meadows Wayside. 


We are offering free housing at Skyland, Big Meadows Lodge, and Loft Mountain for those who live outside of the area - dormitory style with shared bath. This includes free bed and bath linens and free laundry. A limited amount of housing is available, so apply early. Children and pets are not permitted in employee housing.


  • FREE housing
  • FREE shift meal
  • Referral bonus
  • Free Wi-Fi in  common areas
  • Meals are available at discounted rates.
  • Fire pit available in the dorm areas and associates can participate in all of the events and activities available to guests at the resort including:  horseback riding, self-guided hiking tours, rock climbing and repelling programs.


  • Hiking, camping, biking, fishing, photography, and canoeing. 
  • 200,000 acres of protected lands including cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, quiet wooded hollows, and lots of wildlife.
  • The highest peak is 4,010 feet at Stoney Man Mountain.
  • View over 1,400 types of plants throughout the park. 
  • Skyline Drive noted as one of the top 10 most beautiful drives in the world.