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National Park Service

Blue Ridge Parkway recruiting volunteers for Spring Campground Clean-up

The National Park Service is excited to announce Project Parkway – Campground Cleanup on Saturday, April 21. The goal of this first-of-its-kind event is to rally Parkway lovers, volunteers, partners and staff to prepare all 8 of the Parkway’s campgrounds for the May opening during a single morning of dedicated service in celebration of National Park Week.


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Warner, Portman introduce bill to address NPS service maintenance backlog

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced the National Park Service Legacy Act.


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Jennifer Flynn named superintendent of Shenandoah National Park, Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park

Jennifer Flynn has been named the new superintendent of Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park and Shenandoah National Park.


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Trust grant awarded in Shenandoah National Park for post-fire research

Shenandoah National Park has awarded the 2017 Shenandoah National Park Trust Research Grant to Ellen L. Frondorf.


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Shenandoah National Park lifts fire ban

Shenandoah National Park officials are lifting a parkwide fire ban that was put in effect last month.


Shenandoah National Park Superintendent Jim Northup announces retirement

Jim Northup, superintendent of Shenandoah National Park and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, has announced his retirement.


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Shenandoah National Park named a Center for Environmental Education Excellence

Shenandoah National Park was recognized as a Virginia Center for Environmental Education Excellence.


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Shenandoah National Park announces second phase of entrance fee increase

On January 1, 2017, Shenandoah National Park will implement the second phase of its plan to raise the entrance fees to the park.


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Fire ban extended to entire Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park has extended fire restrictions to the entire area of the Park effective Monday, November 21, at 8:00 a.m.


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Shenandoah National Park to implement fire restrictions in South District

Shenandoah National Park began fire restrictions in the South District of the park on Wednesday at 8:00 a.m.


Honoring 100 Years of the National Park Service: Textile style

Shenandoah National Park is displaying 13 art quilts created to celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service from through October 24.


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Study: Spring starting earlier in national parks

A new study shows that spring is beginning earlier than its historical average in 75 percent of the national parks examined.


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Shenandoah National Park Trust research grant open for applications

Applications are being accepted for the Shenandoah National Park Trust research fellowship program.


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Find Your Park quest leads to great surprise at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove

The National Park Service has been celebrating its 100th anniversary this year by urging Americans to “find their park.”


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Special October programs highlight Shenandoah Valley history

A series of special National Park Service ranger programs and other events highlight various stories related to the history of the Shenandoah Valley.


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Shenandoah National Park co-hosts 83rd Civilian Conservation Corps Reunion

Shenandoah National Park will be co-hosting the 83th annual Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni Reunion on Saturday.


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National Park Service announces Shenandoah Valley history programs

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will offer a series of special National Park Service ranger programs this September.


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Shenandoah National Park marks 100th birthday of the National Park Service

Shenandoah National Park extends an invitation to join us in celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service this week.


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National Park Service announces Shenandoah Valley history programs

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park and its partners will offer a series of special programs on the history of the Shenandoah Valley.


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Woodrow Wilson Library celebrating National Park Service

On August 25, 1916 President Woodrow Wilson created the National Park Service as a separate agency to manage the nation’s national parks and monuments.


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Shenandoah National Park celebrates National Park Service history

Stephen T. Mather was a successful businessman, brilliant promoter, and a visionary who became the first director of the National Park Service.


Museum artfully celebrates National Park Service Centennial

Stace Carter presents “Sharing Your Outdoor Adventures: Digital Storytelling 101” at Court Square Theater on Monday, June 25 at 7:00 pm.


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Memorial Bridge selected for $90 million FASTLANE grant

The National Park Service has been awarded a $90 million FASTLANE Grant from the USDOT for repairs to Arlington Memorial Bridge.


Art is the human work: Nature is everything else

Arts and the Parks is hosted by the Virginia Quilt Museum in partnership with Arts Council of the Valley.


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National Park Service announces Shenandoah Valley history events

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park and its partners will offer a series of special National Park Service ranger programs.