Virtual Ranger Programs

We're bringing our Park Rangers to you in this series of virtual ranger programs that allows you to explore the many wonders of Shenandoah National Park from wherever you are in the world! Check back often to see what new and interesting topics we'll learn about next!
 
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Duration:
12 minutes, 16 seconds

Just like Rome, Skyline Drive wasn't built in a day. It involved the helping hands of the Civilian Conservation Corps, a few presidents, and the public's need for an eastern national park. Learn about all of the important intersections it took to build Skyline Drive in Intern Ben's virtual program.

 
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Duration:
20 minutes, 19 seconds

Follow Ranger Miranda on a story-telling tour to the summit of Stony Man in Shenandoah National Park.

 
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Duration:
14 minutes, 3 seconds

Ranger Jonathan invites you to hike with him to the lower falls of Whiteoak Canyon Falls. Along the way, he'll make a few pit stops to point out neat features of this short and rewarding hike. He'll also mention important safety reminders when you're hiking to any waterfall in the park.

 
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Duration:
26 minutes, 5 seconds

Ranger Mara is in Big Meadows discussing the cultural and historical aspects that took place where she stands today.

 
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Duration:
17 minutes, 20 seconds

Calling one, calling all Junior Rangers! Join Ranger Elsie for a virtual Junior Ranger program to learn about the National Park Service Arrowhead and the amazing things you can find in Shenandoah National Park.

 
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Duration:
11 minutes, 32 seconds

Rangers need different hats to do their many jobs. Ranger Lavender shares the meaning and functions of each one.

 
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Duration:
12 minutes, 39 seconds

Follow Ranger Dave as he talks about the impact the CCC made in Shenandoah National Park.

 
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Duration:
13 minutes, 6 seconds

Learn more about how we are affecting our little butt-glowing friends. Enjoy the show!

 
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Duration:
25 minutes, 51 seconds

Follow Ranger Mara through one of Shenandoah's most unique ecosystems: Big Meadows.

 
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Duration:
12 minutes, 43 seconds

Take a Virtual Wildflower Walk with Ranger Mara. Learn about a few of the more than 850 species of flowering plants that grow in Shenandoah National Park as they race to bloom before overhead trees become fully leafed out and block the sunlight on the forest floor.

Last updated: October 5, 2020

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Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835

Phone:

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