Tag: National Park Service
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.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced the National Park Service Legacy Act.
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.
Shenandoah National Park has awarded the 2017 Shenandoah National Park Trust Research Grant to Ellen L. Frondorf.
Shenandoah National Park officials are lifting a parkwide fire ban that was put in effect last month.
Jim Northup, superintendent of Shenandoah National Park and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, has announced his retirement.
Shenandoah National Park was recognized as a Virginia Center for Environmental Education Excellence.
On January 1, 2017, Shenandoah National Park will implement the second phase of its plan to raise the entrance fees to the park.
Shenandoah National Park has extended fire restrictions to the entire area of the Park effective Monday, November 21, at 8:00 a.m.
Shenandoah National Park began fire restrictions in the South District of the park on Wednesday at 8:00 a.m.
Shenandoah National Park is displaying 13 art quilts created to celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service from through October 24.
A new study shows that spring is beginning earlier than its historical average in 75 percent of the national parks examined.
Applications are being accepted for the Shenandoah National Park Trust research fellowship program.
The National Park Service has been celebrating its 100th anniversary this year by urging Americans to “find their park.”
A series of special National Park Service ranger programs and other events highlight various stories related to the history of the Shenandoah Valley.
Shenandoah National Park will be co-hosting the 83th annual Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni Reunion on Saturday.
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will offer a series of special National Park Service ranger programs this September.
Shenandoah National Park extends an invitation to join us in celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service this week.
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.
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.
Stephen T. Mather was a successful businessman, brilliant promoter, and a visionary who became the first director of the National Park Service.
Stace Carter presents “Sharing Your Outdoor Adventures: Digital Storytelling 101” at Court Square Theater on Monday, June 25 at 7:00 pm.
The National Park Service has been awarded a $90 million FASTLANE Grant from the USDOT for repairs to Arlington Memorial Bridge.
Arts and the Parks is hosted by the Virginia Quilt Museum in partnership with Arts Council of the Valley.
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park and its partners will offer a series of special National Park Service ranger programs.
Governor Terry McAuliffe celebrated 80 years of Virginia State Parks and the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service.
Shenandoah National Park is sponsoring a free concert series in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016.
Shenandoah National Park will host two events this spring celebrating the National Park Service Centennial.
The National Park Service announced $58,112 at Shenandoah National Park to rehab the observation platform at the top of Hawksbill Mountain.
Sen. Tim Kaine hiked to the summit of The Stony Man Trail in Shenandoah National Park today to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial.
The National Park Service turns 100 in 2016, and Shenandoah National Park announced a year-long list of events to celebrate this milestone.
Jonathan Jarvis, director of the U.S. National Park Service, will bring his passion for “his children” to the 20th annual banquet of the Augusta County Historical Society March 19.
Shenandoah National Park also has a backlog of deferred maintenance projects which totals $ 90,205,607.
Would you like to work for the National Park Service to help protect one of America’s most special landscapes? The Blue Ridge Parkway is seeking qualified candidates to help maintain America’s Favorite Drive.
Karen Beck-Herzog selected as new site manager at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park
Karen Beck-Herzog, an 18-year veteran of the National Park Service, has been selected as the new Site Manager for Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park.
At the beginning of November, National Park Service facilities and programs at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will transition to a winter schedule.
Based on recent and forecasted weather conditions and in the interest of visitor safety, the Blue Ridge Parkway is issuing a road advisory for the entire 469-mile route through Monday, Oct. 5. Drivers are encouraged to use extreme caution and be aware of the potential for falling rocks and downed trees.
Blue Ridge Parkway announces public comment period for proposed modifications to Whetstone Ridge Trail
The National Park Service seeks public comment for use in the development of an environmental assessment (EA) proposing multiples uses, including hiking, mountain biking and horse riding, on a 0.20 mile section of Whetstone Ridge Trail at Milepost 29 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Shenandoah National Park invites all 4th-grade students to visit the Park for free as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program.
Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday signed a deed that transfers land at Fort Monroe from the Commonwealth of Virginia to the National Park Service, solidifying Virginia’s commitment to turning the fort into a national monument for the enjoyment of tourists and history-buffs from all over the Commonwealth and country.
Shenandoah University will use a $52,000 grant from the National Park Service’s (NPS) American Battlefield Protection Program to gather information on the history and cultural landscape of the Shenandoah River Campus at Cool Spring Battlefield.
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is pleased to announce a series of special History at Sunset programs. These ranger-conducted presentations cover a variety of subjects and provide visitors an opportunity to see sites not normally open, or widely accessible, to the general public.
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is once again offering a full-slate of ranger-conducted programs throughout this summer and fall. Programs will be offered on a daily basis from Saturday, June 13 through August 16, and then into the fall, as staffing permits.
The birthplace of 1973 Triple Crown champion Secretariat located in The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County has been named to the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service.
The National Park Service and the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation are seeking volunteers to complete work projects being planned for Park Day on Saturday, March 28.
In response to a request from several park neighbors, Shenandoah National Park will hold an additional public meeting on the park’s proposed Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) response plan.
In compliance with a nation-wide review being conducted by the National Park Service, officials at Shenandoah National Park are inviting the public to comment on proposed entrance fee increases for the park.
The U.S. Forest Service today released a new plan for how the George Washington National Forest will be used and managed in the future.
The National Park Service is seeking to amend the approved 2013 Chronic Wasting Disease Detection/Assessment Plan, Shenandoah National Park.