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


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Bear-Resistant Food Containers

Bear-resistant food containers can be a viable alternative to hanging food and other items that will attract bears. You must use one of the approved cannisters. These have been extensively tested by the Sierra Interagency Black Bear Group.

Backpacker Model 812
Garcia Machine, Visalia, CA 93292

Bear Vault Models 110b, 200, 250, 300, 350, 400, 450, 500

Bearikade Weekender MKII (1766 and higher) and Expedition MKII (1766 and higher)
Wild Ideas, LLC
Santa Ynez, CA 93460

The Bear Keg
Counter Assault
Kalispell, MT 599901

The Bare Boxer Contender and 202
Golf City Products
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Did You Know?

The green sharply serrated leaves of chestnut shoots can be found throughout the park.

American chestnut trees, whose trunks were killed off by a fungus blight long ago, still send up shoots that you can see along many of Shenandoah National Park’s trails.