Big Meadows Prescribed Burn Planned for October 4
Fire managers plan to conduct a 35-acre prescribed burn in Big Meadows on Oct. 4 IF weather and fuel conditions are right. The burn will be completed in one day and all facilities and the Skyline Drive will remain open. More »
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Looking out over Shenandoah, can you imagine the mountains here being as high as the
The story doesn’t end there, however. Shenandoah’s peaks offer a wide range of memorable terrains that reflect the long, diverse history of these mountains. Different types of rock produce distinct terrains, reflecting their unique character and histories.
Everywhere you look, the mountains of Shenandoah hint at their stories through their very shape and composition. The geologic history that created and shaped these rocks and mountains continues to influence the vegetation, animals, and people that live in and pass through the park.
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Did You Know?
Coyotes, by their very opportunistic nature, have become established residents of Shenandoah National Park. More...