2007-2008 – replace single pane windows with energy efficient windows while maintaining the historic look at the park headquarters building; replace the HVAC system.
2008 – Rehabilitate the Turkey Run Education Center comfort station – the restroom was completely rehabilitated including a new roof, adding on-demand energy efficient hot water to the sinks, and Solatube® daylighting technology.
2008 – Sponsored events in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to include the 1930’s Heritage Days, hosting the Virginia state CCC Alumni, the National CCC Alumni reunion, and National Public Lands Day.
2007 – Repaired the historic Cabin Camp Four Infirmary structure. Work included removing asbestos in utility room; installing wall and floor tile in the bathroom installing new plumbing fixtures. Flooring was specifically milled to match the existing historic floor and was installed throughout the building and sealed with linseed oil. The cedar siding was replaced to match existing cedar siding that was originally installed by the OSS. The exterior of the building was stained and the interior of the building was painted.
2007 – a dock for camper use was replaced at Camp 4. This is a modern metal dock that will “float” or rise and fall with fluctuating lake water levels.
2007 – Picnic tables, grills, and lantern posts in campgrounds and picnic areas were replaced. Much of this work was accomplished by volunteers that assembled picnic tables and Boy Scout Eagle candidates that replaced grills in campsites.
2006 – The historic CCC built horse stable was repaired including a new roof, and stabilizing the back wall which was in danger of collapse thereby endangering the entire structure.
2004-present: Convert park-radio system; replacement of outdated radio systems with new equipment that will allow better communication within the park and between park and other agency emergency service providers. $280,091
2004: Hazardous tree removal park-wide; trees and branches damaged in storms were removed, making the park safer for visitors. $12,000
2004 - 2003: Rehabilitate Oak Ridge Campground bathrooms and camp sites; campers now have hot showers, new grills and picnic tables. $41,188
2002-2001: Upgrade Oak Ridge Campground amphitheater and trail; permeable trail surface and recycled lumber were used to completely rehabilitate this public educational space. $21,950
2002 - 2001: Construct Telegraph Pavilion; groups wishing to hold their family reunion or wedding reception now have a place to reserve. The pavilion was constructed with recycled materials and permeable surfaces. $55,600
2001: Replace visitor center carpet; recycled materials were used to provide both an inviting space and be an example of environmental leadership. $10,000