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Ranger Programs

Discover the many stories of Shenandoah's past, take a walk through the splendor of a unique mountain meadow, or learn about the many animals and plants that thrive in Shenandoah National Park. View available ranger programs below or go to the Ranger Programs page to download a seasonal program schedule.

Official Park Concessioner Programs

The park's concessioner offer a wide variety of events throughout the season such as night skies programs, cooking demos, tastings and culinary events. Visit GoShenandoah.com for details.

 

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    All About Monarch Butterflies!

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Byrd Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Celebrate public lands at the 25th National Public Lands Day volunteer event!

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Big Meadows Evening Program

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
    • Location: Big Meadows Amphitheater (mile 51)
    • Fees: Free with Park entry fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/08/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Join a Ranger for a national park tradition, and take an engaging look at the natural and cultural history of Shenandoah.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Birds of Prey

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: Big Meadows Amphitheater (mile 51) in the picnic grounds
    • Fees: Free with Park entry fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/04/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Meet a live raptor and learn why these birds are important.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Civilian Conservation Corps Reunion

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Big Meadows Lodge
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Shenandoah has the longest running reunion of the "boys" of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Junior Ranger Program

    • Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at parking area near Mathews Arm Campground entrance kiosk (mile 22.2)
    • Fees: Free with Park Entry Fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 09/08/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Discover Shenandoah at this hands-on program for ages 7-12.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Junior Ranger Program

    • Time: 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Byrd Visitor Center (mile 51)
    • Fees: Free with Park entry fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 09/08/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Discover Shenandoah at this hands-on program for ages 7-12.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Loft Mountain Evening Program

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
    • Location: Loft Mountain Amphitheater (mile 79.5)
    • Fees: Free with Park entry fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 09/08/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Join a Ranger for a national park tradition, and take an engaging look at the natural and cultural history of Shenandoah.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Massanutten Lodge Open House

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Located at Skyland lower level (mile 42.5). Park near Skyland Conference Hall and follow the signs to walk up the road.
    • Fees: Free with Park Entry Fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/04/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Tour Addie Pollock’s restored bungalow and hear the stories of early Skyland.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Mathews Arm Ranger Talk

    • Time: 5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
    • Location: Mathews Arm Campground (mile 22.2)
    • Fees: Free with Park Entry Fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 09/08/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Join a Ranger to explore one aspect of Shenandoah.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    National Public Lands Day

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Byrd Visitor Center
    • Fees: Fee Free Day!
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Opportunities for visitors to help with park stewardship in active ways. This year the focus will be on the importance of monarch butterflies and milkweed seeds.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Ranger's Choice Talk

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Dickey Ridge Visitor Center (mile 4.6)
    • Fees: Free with Park Entry Fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Everyday from 09/04/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Join a Park Ranger to learn about one of the important resources that Shenandoah preserves and protects

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Stony Man Hike

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Stony Man Trailhead (mile 41.7)
    • Fees: Free with Park Entry Fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/04/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Stony Man has stories to tell, both historical and natural.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Wild About Bears

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Elkwallow Wayside (mile 24)
    • Fees: Free with Park Entry Fee
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Everyday from 09/04/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Learn about Shenandoah’s largest mammal.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Appalachian Trail Hike

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Milam Gap parking area (mile 52.4)
    • Fees: Free with Park entry fee
    Sunday, September 23, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 09/07/2018 to 10/26/2018

    Take a short journey on the most famous long-distance hiking trail in the world.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Meadow Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Byrd Visitor Center (mile 51)
    • Fees: Free with Park entry fee
    Sunday, September 23, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 09/05/2018 to 10/26/2018

    Experience a rare high-elevation wetland meadow on this gentle walk.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Mount Marshall Hike

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Mount Marshall parking area (mile 15.9)
    • Fees: Free with Park Entry Fee
    Sunday, September 23, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly from 09/04/2018 to 10/23/2018

    Hike along the historic Appalachian Trail to a spectacular Shenandoah Valley view.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Discover Fox Hollow Trail

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center, East Terrace, near flagpole
    • Fees: Free with Park entry fee
    Monday, September 24, 2018

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 09/07/2018 to 10/26/2018

    Explore the Fox family homestead.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Stories in Sone

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Timber Hollow Overlook (mile 43.3)
    • Fees: Free with Park Entry Fee
    Monday, September 24, 2018

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 09/06/2018 to 10/25/2018

    Learn the stories rocks tell us about the build-up and breakdown of the Park landscape.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    The Wild Side of Shenandoah

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    • Location: Byrd Visitor Center (mile 51)
    • Fees: Free with Park entry fee
    Monday, September 24, 2018

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 09/04/2018 to 10/25/2018

    Celebrate one of Shenandoah’s amazing animals at this short talk.

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  • Shenandoah National Park

    Skyland Evening Program

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
    • Location: Skyland Amphitheater (mile 42.5)
    • Fees: Free with Park Entry Fee
    Friday, September 28, 2018

    Every Friday Weekly from 09/07/2018 to 10/26/2018

    Join a Ranger for a national park tradition, and look at the natural and cultural history of Shenandoah.

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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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