August 07, 2017
Shenandoah National Park Hosts Night Sky Festival and Solar Eclipse Viewing
Luray, Virginia: Shenandoah National Park will celebrate the importance of dark skies and the beautiful night skies that Shenandoah protects with the second-annual Night Sky Festival from Friday, August 18 to Monday, August 21. Join Park Rangers, special speakers, and local volunteer astronomers during four exciting days of talks, walks, audio-visual presentations, and sky viewing throughout the Park. The event will culminate with a viewing of the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21.
August 06, 2017
Shenandoah National Park Selects Artist Duane Polcou for the August Artist-in-Residence Program
Luray, Virginia: Shenandoah National Park is pleased to announce the selection of Somerset, New Jersey-based artist Duane Polcou as the August Artist-in-Residence. Duane has been a black and white fine art photographer since 1985, working primarily in 4x5 film, and now digital as well. He specializes in natural landscapes and throughout his career has photographed the Adirondack Mountains, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Sierra Nevadas, Yosemite and the New Jersey coastline.
August 03, 2017
Shenandoah National Park Announces Temporary Trail Closure during Helicopter Operations
Shenandoah National Park managers will temporarily close the area surrounding Corbin Cabin from 6:00 a.m. August 8 to 6:00 p.m. August 11 to all hiking and backcountry use during helicopter operations associated with the restoration of the historic cabin. Since the cabin is located in a remote area, a helicopter will be used to remove construction materials related to the project
July 04, 2017
Shenandoah National Park Announces Temporary Closure of Dark Hollow Falls Trail
The popular Dark Hollow Falls Trail in Shenandoah National Park will be temporarily closed while trail crews make improvements. Visitors may still access the falls via the Rose River Fire Road at mile 49.4 of Skyline Drive.