Shenandoah National Park News
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Shenandoah National Park Announces the Artists Selected for the 2022 Artist-in-Residence Program
May 9, 2022 | 1:27 pm
Shenandoah National Park has selected five artists for its annual Artist-in-Residence program. The program gives artists of all types an opportunity to creatively explore Shenandoah’s natural and cultural resources and pursue their artistic discipline.
Shenandoah National Park releases Old Rag day-use tickets
January 31, 2022 | 10:10 am
Shenandoah National Park is implementing a pilot project to manage visitor use on Old Rag Mountain to reduce impacts to natural resources and to improve visitor experience. Day-use tickets for Old Rag Mountain will become available Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. EST. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days in advance. Beginning March 1, 2022 all visitors to Old Rag must have a day-use ticket in addition to a Park entrance pass.
Shenandoah National Park releases details for Old Rag pilot project
January 21, 2022 | 9:38 am
Starting March 1, 2022 hikers who wish to use trails in the Old Rag area (Saddle, Ridge, and Ridge Access) will need to obtain a day-use ticket in advance for visits March through November. Ticket availability will be limited to 800 per day. During the one-year pilot, tickets will be $1.
2022 Shenandoah National Park Artist-in-Residence Applications Available
December 9, 2021 | 9:00 am
Applications are now open for the 2022 Artist-in-Residence program at Shenandoah National Park.
Shenandoah National Park Announces Changes to Fees Following Public Comment Reviews
December 8, 2021 | 12:00 pm
Shenandoah National Park will implement changes to the Park's fees after reviewing public comments on its proposal to increase or establish new fees for three recreational activities: camping in established campgrounds, hiking Old Rag, and backcountry camping. The proposal does not include an increase in entrance fees and focuses only on specific user fees.
Shenandoah National Park Hosts Special Event on Fee-Free Veteran’s Day with Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing
November 4, 2021 | 10:38 am
Join Shenandoah National Park and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc in honoring Veteran’s Day with a special event on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Byrd Visitor Center, mile 51 on Skyline Drive. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is open to the public. All programs are free and November is a fee-free day for all.
Shenandoah National Park Temporarily Suspends Fishing
August 20, 2021 | 12:00 pm
Effective immediately, Shenandoah National Park’s streams and rivers are closed to fishing due to low stream flows and high water temperatures. Despite the recent rainfall, streams and groundwater conditions have not recovered sufficiently.
Shenandoah National Park Seeks Feedback on Proposed User Fees Increase
August 17, 2021 | 9:00 am
Shenandoah National Park is seeking feedback on proposed fee increases to be implemented over the next two years. This proposal does not include an increase in entrance fees and focuses only on specific user fees.
Search Continues in Shenandoah National Park
July 22, 2021 | 2:30 pm
The search for 55 year-old Julia Christine Devlin which began Saturday, July 17 continues in Shenandoah National Park.
Search Underway in Shenandoah National Park
July 20, 2021 | 4:10 pm
Shenandoah National Park personnel, along with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the Albemarle Sheriff’s office are conducting a search for a missing person.