• Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

Research

Conducting research or doing a scientific project in the park will require a free permit. To find out more visit the >
National Park Service Research and Reporting System (RPRS)...

Search the list of Investigator 's Annual Reports (IAR) that have come from research past and present in the park.

If you have more questions contact us...

 
Park staff conducting a GPS training for a project in Big Meadows.
Park staff conducting a GPS training for a project in Big Meadows.
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

A hiker is dwarfed by the huge, round, lichen-covered boulders of Old Rag Mountain.

The large rounded boulders on the top of Old Rag, Shenandoah National Park’s most popular peak, were formed in place by chemical and physical weathering, called spheroidal weathering.