May 10, 2013
Celebrate National Trails Day at Shenandoah National Park
Celebrate National Trails Day in Shenandoah National Park on Saturday, June 1. In partnership with Shenandoah National Park, the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC) invites new hikers and experienced backpackers to learn new trail skills at PATC Trail Patrol’s “Beyond the Trailhead” event at Byrd Visitor Center (milepost 51 on Skyline Drive) from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Come join guided hikes and hands-on demonstrations throughout the day.
April 15, 2013
Shenandoah National Park Hosts Wildflower Weekend
Conservation of native flowers and plants will be the focus of Shenandoah National Park's 27th annual Wildflower Weekend.
April 09, 2013
Park Plans Prescribed Burn for April 10, 2013
Shenandoah National Park Fire Managers plan to burn 500 acres in the park’s south district on April 10, 2013. The ignition of the fire is dependent on weather conditions. The burn area is located west of Jarman Gap and northeast of Waynesboro, Virginia.
February 26, 2013
Shenandoah National Park Tourism Creates $73.9 Million in Local Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that the 1,209,883 visitors to Shenandoah National Park spent $73.9 million in communities surrounding the park. This spending supported 1,050 jobs in the local area.
February 01, 2013
Prescribed Burn Planned in Shenandoah National Park Headquarters Area
Shenandoah National Park Fire Managers are planning a prescribed fire in the headquarters area near Luray, Virginia, in February, 2013.
January 31, 2013
Jim Northup Named Superintendent of Shenandoah National Park and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park
Jim Northup, a 32 year National Park Service veteran, has been selected as the new Superintendent of Shenandoah National Park and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, both in Virginia.
September 18, 2012
Shenandoah National Park Co-Hosts 79th Civilian Conservation Corps Reunion
Shenandoah National Park, along with the Barlow family of Stanley, Virginia, will be co-hosting the 79th Annual Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Alumni Reunion on September 29, 2012. The public is invited to meet with Alumni and hear first-hand about their experiences. Alumni reunion events will take place at the Big Meadows Lodge Massanutten Room beginning at 9:00 a.m. with remarks from park superintendent Martha Bogle.