Explore Shenandoah with a Ranger
Ranger-guided programs give visitors the opportunity to explore the wonders of the park with a ranger. Programs are offered in spring, summer, and fall. 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.
Ranger Program Schedule - February 1 through 28, 2018
Programs may be canceled in the event of lightning or other extreme conditions. Please do not bring pets on programs. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water on hikes.
A = Wheelchair accessible
AL = Assistive Listening Available (Please arrive 15 minutes early for setup.)
All programs take place in the Big Meadows area (mile 51).
Join a Ranger for this short talk about an amazing animal that lives in the Park and what it's doing in winter. Byrd Visitor Center Auditorium, mile 51. 20-30 minutes.
||Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m.
|Winter Discovery Walk
Learn more about winter ecology and find out who's foraging, hiding, or waiting out the winter on this gentle stroll. Meet at Byrd Visitor Center, mile 51. 1 hour
||Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
|Dark Hollow Falls Hike
Follow the journey of a stream that begins in the Park on this hike to a waterfall. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Meet at Dark Hollow Falls parking, mile 50.7. 1 hours, 1.4 miles, steep in sections.
||Monday, February 19 ONLY at 1:00 p.m.