Research Permits

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Conducting research, collecting specimens, or doing a scientific experiment in Shenandoah National Park requires a free research permit. To find out how to apply for a research permit, visit the National Park Service Research and Reporting System (RPRS) or contact us.

Researches much adhere to the National Park Service General Conditions for Scientific Research and Collecting.

Last updated: February 8, 2022

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Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


540 999-3500
Emergency Phone: 1-800-732-0911

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