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People in the Park
Various images of Shenandoah visitors participating in Ranger Programs, hiking, camping, etc.
A backcountry camper prepares his campsite in Shenandoah National Park.
Taking in the Vew from Hawksbill Mountain
Hawksbill Mountain is the highest peak in Shenandoah National Park.
Shenandoah Valley View
Spectacular views of the Shenandoah Valley are plentiful from many overlooks in the park.
Junior Ranger Program
The Junior Ranger Program is a fun and educational way for children to experience Shenandoah National Park.
Heading Up Old Rag Mountain
A foggy day can provide a scenic splendor for hikers.
Shenandoah's popular Junior Ranger Program is a fun and eductional way for kids to explore the park.
Shenandoah's Junior Ranger Program - a fun and educational experience for young visitors!
Junior Ranger Program - A Memorable Experience!
A Junior Ranger proudly wears his "offical" hat.
Father and Son
A father and son complete a Junior Ranger activity together.
Exploring Big Meadows - a favorite activity for Shenandoah visitors.
Taking in Wilderness...
Nearly 40% of Shenandoah National Park is Federally Designated Wilderness.
Learning About the Forest...
Shenandoah's forest holds many secrets, some of which are unearthed in the Story of the Forest Ranger Program.
Visitors can learn about Shenandoah's many wildflowers during Wildflower Weekend, held each May.
Story of the Forest
Visitors can learn about Shenandoah's ever-changing forest by attending the Story of the Forest Ranger Program.
Ranger-led hikes - the best way to "see more" on a Shenandoah hiking trail.
Birds of Prey!
The Birds of Prey Ranger Program provides participants with an up-close view of Shenandoah raptors.
Learning with a Ranger...
Several Ranger Programs offer visitors the opportunity to learn about and explore Shenandoah's unique Big Meadows area.
Learning with a Ranger
Learning with a Ranger - a memorable experience for Shenandoah visitors.
What a View!
Sometimes there's nothing more inspiring than taking in a view, like this one on Little Stony Man Cliffs.
Hikers on Old Rag
Credit: National Park Service
Old Rag is one of the most challenging trails in Shenandoah. This approximately 8 mile hike will have you using all your limbs as you climb through a rocky obstacle course.