Vehicle Fuel Available at Big Meadows ONLY!
Vehicle fuel is only available at Big Meadows (mile 52). Gas service has been discontinued at the Loft and Elkwallow areas.
Life During the Great Depression
The Great Depression was an incredibly difficult time for many people. Keep in mind that many of the relief programs that help people today like unemployment benefits, didn't exist then so people truly had nowhere to turn. In the following interactive you will pretend that you are living during that time. As you go through this element, think about how your real life is different from the character you play.
Click here for the Interactive Program.
Click here to continue to Part III.
Did You Know?
Shenandoah National Park has 431 rare plant populations representing 66 rare plant species. The highest concentration of these is in the park’s Big Meadows area