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Shenandoah National Park staff are inviting community neighbors to enjoy a fee-free day in the park in celebration of Shenandoah Neighbors’ Day.
Native spring wildflowers and children’s creativity will be celebrated during Shenandoah National Park’s 30th annual Wildflower Weekend.
Park Superintendent Jim Northup announced this week that portions of the Skyline Drive, the famed mountain road through Shenandoah National Park, will be closed at night during hunting season.
Though winter has not released its grip on Shenandoah National Park and staff continues to work on clearing the Skyline Drive of snow and ice, spring is almost here! Park employees are gearing up for a busy season of protecting park resources and welcoming visitors.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that October is Virginia Wine Month, offering visitors a chance to discover that Virginia is a wine destination unlike any other.
Shenandoah National Park has joined in a nation-wide study to sample mercury levels in national parks in an effort to identify threats to natural resources.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1.14 million visitors to Shenandoah National Park in 2013 spent $72.4 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 889 jobs in the local area.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 12,877,369 visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2013 spent $782,926,000 in communities near the park. That spending supported 11,283 jobs in adjacent communities.
The National Park Service (NPS) has issued a prospectus for a concessions business opportunity along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The prospectus is for a 10-year concession contract to provide Lodging, Food and Beverage, and Retail at Pisgah Inn along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 15.2 million visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2012 spent $902 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 12,168 jobs in the local area.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1.2 million visitors to park name in 2012 spent $76 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 945 jobs in the local area.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and Michael Enzi (R-Wyo.) introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize the minting of coins to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service (NPS).
Trading cards have been popular with kids for generations, from images of sports figures to movie stars. Now, Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is offering free trading cards featuring various stories and sites associated with the park and its history