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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park Wildfire 60 Percent Contained; Superintendent Explains Tactics

Progress continued Monday to be made on knocking down the Rocky MTN Fire at Shenandoah National Park, with containment lines stretching around 60 percent of the fire. Just the same, the park's superintendent felt it necessary to explain the Park Service's approach to battling the blaze.

Photo Project Will Compare Past With Present At Shenandoah National Park

The act that created the National Park Service 100 years ago directed the agency to leave park scenery and historic objects “unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.” To mark the anniversary and create a visual representation of the mission statement, Shenandoah National Park in Virginia has launched a photo project that will match historic photographs from the park with fresh images from the Park Service’s centennial year.

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