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Richard Remick: Hiking adventures at Shenandoah National Park

My parents raised us to appreciate experiences over things. I suppose that’s why our family is so nuts about traveling. There’s something exhilarating about seeing unknown landscapes for the first time and discovering the quirks of an unexplored area.


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Shenandoah National Park hosts Youth Art Contest for Wildflower Weekend

Local children and teens who like art and wildflowers will have a chance to combine both in Shenandoah National Park’s annual “Youth Art in the Park” wildflower art contest.  The contest is held in conjunction with the Park’s annual Wildflower Weekend May 5-6, 2018.


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Shenandoah National Park honors 10 years of support from Shenandoah National Park Trust

Shenandoah National Park is honoring its philanthropic partner, the Shenandoah National Park Trust, and highlight the tremendous support it has received during its 10-year partnership.


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Shenandoah National Park announces spring opening dates

Facilities in Shenandoah National Park will begin opening in March and will continue to open throughout the spring.


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Ash tree die-off is focus of 2018 research grant awarded in Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park has awarded the 2018 Shenandoah National Park Trust Research Grant to a team from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.


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Shenandoah National Park features water quality on National Public Lands Day

Water quality will be the focus of the 24th National Public Lands Day volunteer event in Shenandoah National Park.


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Learn all about Monarch butterflies at Shenandoah National Park

Monarch butterflies will be the focus of a special event held in Shenandoah National Park on Sunday, September 24, at Byrd Visitor Center.


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Shenandoah National Park celebrates wilderness

Shenandoah National Park will honor America’s Wilderness heritage during its 17th annual Wilderness Weekend.


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Shenandoah National Park hosts Night Sky Festival, solar eclipse viewing

Shenandoah National Park will host the second annual Night Sky Festival from Friday, August 18 to Monday, August 21.


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Shenandoah National Park selects Duane Polcou for August Artist-in-Residence program

Shenandoah National Park announced the selection of Somerset, N.J.,-based artist Duane Polcou as the August Artist-in-Residence.


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Shenandoah National Park announces temporary trail closure during helicopter operations

Shenandoah National Park managers will temporarily close the area surrounding Corbin Cabin  to all hiking and backcountry use.


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Shenandoah National Park announces temporary closure of Dark Hollow Falls Trail

The popular Dark Hollow Falls Trail in Shenandoah National Park will be temporarily closed while trail crews make improvements.


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Letter: National parks face serious challenge

As an avid hiker in Shenandoah National Park and lover of our National Park System, I was happy to see the Augusta Free Press highlight National Trails Day.


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Renowned author presents family-friendly program series in Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park will host special programs featuring outdoor recreation expert and award-winning author Jeff Alt.


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Shenandoah National Park announces Fee Free Day on June 17 in honor of Park Neighbor Day

Shenandoah National Park will waive entrance fees for all park visitors on Saturday, June 17 in celebration of Park Neighbor Day.


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Shenandoah National Park seeks public input concerning proposed removal

The National Park Service is seeking public input on the draft Memorandum of Agreement concerning the proposed removal of five buildings in the Big Meadows Area.


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Shenandoah National Park selects Kevin H. Adams as June Artist-in-Residence

Shenandoah National Park announced the selection of Washington, Virginia-based artist Kevin H. Adams as the June Artist-in-Residence.


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Shenandoah National Park awarded Gold Standard designation

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics announced 10 public land recreation areas that demonstrate successful Leave No Trace ethics.


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Celebrate National Trails Day at Shenandoah National Park

Celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® in Shenandoah National Park on Saturday, June 3.


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Shenandoah National Park announces temporary closures during helicopter operations

Shenandoah National Park managers will temporarily close the area surrounding Corbin Cabin to all hiking and backcountry use.


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Shenandoah National Park celebrates Kids to Parks Day

Shenandoah National Park will celebrate Kids to Parks Day on Saturday. A full day of events is planned to get visitors up close and personal with nature.


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Volunteers invited to join Shenandoah National Park in fight against invasive plants

Do you want to help protect native plant and wildlife habitat in your National Parks?


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Shenandoah National Park 2017 Artist-in-Residence Program now accepting applications

The Shenandoah National Park Artist-in-Residence program will offer two residencies this year.


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Shenandoah National Park hosts Wildflower Weekend

Native spring wildflowers and children’s creativity will be celebrated during Shenandoah National Park’s Wildflower Weekend, May 6-7.


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Ride the Drive event in Shenandoah National Park

The north district of Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park will be closed to motor vehicles from 10:00 p.m. April 22 to 7:00 p.m. April 23.


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Shenandoah National Park announces 2017 Seminar Series

The Shenandoah National Park Association is sponsoring the 2017 Resource Seminars in Shenandoah National Park.


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Special events at Shenandoah National Park to mark National Park Week

Shenandoah National Park will host special events to celebrate National Park Week from April 15 to April 23.


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Shenandoah National Park plans prescribed burn

Shenandoah National Park Fire Managers plan to burn 90 acres of Big Meadows sometime between April 4 and May 30, weather permitting.


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Shenandoah National Park announces Ride the Drive car-free day

Shenandoah National Park will open the north district of Skyline Drive to non-motorized vehicles only to celebrate National ParkRx Day and National Park Week.


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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.