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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park Taking Input On Removal Of 5 Buildings From Big Meadows

After concluding that the removal of five structures from the Big Meadows area of Shenandoah National Park will have an adverse effect on a historic district, the park is taking input on a memorandum of agreement that requires the buildings to be documented and photographed before removal.

Sounds Of Nature In National Parks Are Being Trampled By Noise

Standing on the rippled hillside of Checkerboard Mesa in Zion National Park, the sound came in waves as eastbound flight after eastbound flight from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas passed overhead about every 10 minutes, adding to the cacophony of traffic from the park road 100 or so yards away.

Celebrate National Trails Day® At Shenandoah National Park

Celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® in Shenandoah National Park on Saturday, June 3. In partnership with Shenandoah National Park, the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club invites new hikers and experienced backpackers to learn new trail skills at PATC Trail Patrol’s “Beyond the Trailhead” event at Byrd Visitor Center (milepost 51 on Skyline Drive) from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Come join guided hikes and hands-on demonstrations throughout the day.

Three Days In The Shenandoah: Stonewall Jackson At Front Royal And Winchester

More than 150 years after its conclusion, the Civil War continues to be dissected by authors who examine and re-examine the motives and strategies of the major players on both sides of the country-wrenching conflict. In Three Days In The Shenandoah, Gary Ecelbarger clears the fog of time to bring forward a more detailed analysis of General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's 1862 crushing foray on Union forces at Front Royal and Winchester, Virginia.

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