Introducing Shenandoah

Shenandoah Themes
Shenandoah is known for the meandering Skyline Drive, beautiful and expansive Appalachian views, and the plethora of hikes and outdoor experiences on offer. But Shenandoah is richer than just what's on the surface. In this series we offer a peek into the mind of a ranger, glimpses of endangered species, and trips into the past. These short films explore the natural and cultural resources that help make a visit to Shenandoah a rich one full of learning, rejuvenation, and adventure.

 

Episode 1: Shenandoah - A Park Amongst Parks

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Duration:
2 minutes, 19 seconds

Our National Parks define who we are as a nation, protecting cultural and natural resources for the next generation. This video is an introduction to the series "Shenandoah Themes", a set of videos in which we explore the themes that surround Shenandoah, and make visiting such a rich experience.

 

Episode 2: A Western Park in the East

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3 minutes, 1 second

In this video, we start at the beginning. Exploring the  inception of Shenandoah National Park, we look into what it took to develop a "Western Park in the East".

 

Episode 3: History Revealed

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2 minutes, 25 seconds

As you wander through the park, keep a look out for evidence of Shenandoah's human history. In this video, we feature the stories that make up Shenandoah's past.

 

Episode 4: A Park for the People

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2 minutes, 35 seconds

From the very beginning, Shenandoah has been a place of recreation and re-creation. It's a place to play, to explore nature, experience history, and become rejuvenated. Take a look at what Shenandoah has to offer.

 

Episode 5: Nature Reclaimed

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2 minutes, 14 seconds

Man once called these hills and hollows home. But nature is a powerful force, and it reclaimed this once inhabited land. Now 40% of the park is a designated wilderness area, "...where man is a visitor who does not remain."

 

Episode 6: Caring for the Gift

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2 minutes, 26 seconds

Get inside the mind of a Park Ranger as he goes for a hike. As he explores Shenandoah, he also explores the environment and challenges that might face the park now and in the future.

Last updated: February 11, 2016

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Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835

Phone:

(540) 999-3500

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