Shenandoah National Park News
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Shenandoah National Park extends Old Rag pilot program for 2023
February 1, 2023 | 10:30 am
Shenandoah National Park will reinstate its Old Rag pilot program March 1, 2023. Shenandoah began the program last year to test a ticketing system intended to address crowding and congestion.
Shenandoah National Park hosts wildflower art contest for young artists throughout Virginia
January 27, 2023 | 1:00 pm
The combination of native spring wildflowers and youth creativity is being encouraged through Shenandoah National Park’s “Youth Wildflower Art Contest.” This annual art contest will once again be held through online submissions, but with a new twist ~ it is statewide!
Shenandoah National Park Reopens Portions of Skyline Drive and the Big Meadows Area
January 6, 2023 | 2:30 pm
Following weeks of damage assessments and debris removal, park crews have worked diligently to restore visitor access to as many areas of the park as possible.
Shenandoah National Park missing person investigation suspended
January 3, 2023 | 12:24 pm
Based on a preliminary identification of remains found Monday, January 2, 2023 by Shenandoah National Park and Virginia Department of Emergency Management staff, the investigation into missing person James Alan Cattley has been suspended.
Man Reported Missing in Shenandoah National Park
December 21, 2022 | 1:44 pm
Shenandoah National Park is investigating a missing person report for James Alan Cattley. Mr. Cattley was reported missing on December 12. His vehicle was discovered in the park December 15.
Shenandoah National Park Artist-in-Residence Applications Available
December 5, 2022 | 9:33 am
Artists are encouraged to apply for the 2023 Artist-in-Residence program at Shenandoah National Park.
Shenandoah National Park announces plans for the Old Rag pilot program
November 30, 2022 | 12:00 am
The requirement for a day-use ticket at Old Rag ended November 30, 2022.
Shenandoah National Park names new deputy superintendent
November 15, 2022 | 4:35 pm
Superintendent Patrick Kenney has announced that Raquel Montez will be the next deputy superintendent of Shenandoah National Park.
Shenandoah National Park launches two new webcams
November 2, 2022 | 12:13 pm
Shenandoah National Park’s webcams have long been one of its most popular web features. The Park has recently launched two new webcams that will enhance webcam viewers’ experience.
Shenandoah National Park sets events for Veterans Day
October 27, 2022 | 5:01 pm
Shenandoah National Park has announced plans for their 2022 Veterans Day observance.