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

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

Planning References

Planning and compliance efforts are guided by a variety of official National Park Service documents:

National Park Service Management Policies 2006:

  • Chapter 2: Park System Planning
  • Chapter 4: Natural Resources
  • Chapter 5: Cultural Resources
  • Chapter 6:Wilderness Resources

National Park Service Directives:

The following document provides a very brief overview of the National Environmental Policy Act and abbreviations frequently used in the planning process:

Understanding NEPA and NEPA Abbreviations

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