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

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

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2014 Entrance Fee Free Days

Mark your calendar and plan to visit your National Parks on these special days! Entrance fees will be waived to celebrate and honor the following important dates:

January 20 -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

February 15 to February 17 -- Presidents Day weekend

April 19 and April 20 -- National Park Week's opening weekend

August 25 -- National Park Service's 98th Birthday

September 27 -- National Public Lands Day

November 11 -- Veterans Day

Did You Know?

o	The leathery grape fern, one of the rare plants in Big Meadows, has a fertile frond bearing small grapelike clusters of spore cases.

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