News Category: September 2011

  • Celebrate Shenandoah’s 75th this fall

    There are lots of great ways to celebrate Shenandoah’s 75th anniversary this fall!  1)      Soak in the fall colors on a trip to the park. 2)      Play the anniversary game, “75 Reasons to Visit Shenandoah.” 3)      Take part in a park-sanctioned event in one of Shenandoah’s gateway communities. There’s an art show in Waynesboro, a […]

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  • Chimney Rock

    Chimney Rock Mile post 90 This peak is one of the park’s most beautiful rock structures.  The  3.4 mile round-trip hike to the top will take you through some of the park’s designated wilderness.  In addition to the plant life, you’ll enjoy the stunningly unique pinkish-white rocks and cliffs.  You’ll pass Calvary Rocks—beautiful white cliffs—before reaching […]

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  • Wahington Post “A Goal’s Summit in Sight”

    Story by: Christy Goodman Published: September 15, 2011 To raise funds for Shenandoah National Park Trust, Jason Andelman and Kelly Holland will hike 100 miles through Shenandoah National Park, in hopes of raising $5000.  Read the complete story here.

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  • Lace Up Your Lava Boots

    Some of the most unique rock formations in Shenandoah are greenstones: old lava flows that now cap many of the highest peaks in the park. These rocks preserve evidence of 570 million years ago, when two tectonic plates began to spread apart along a system of rifts thousands of miles long. Molten rock from deep […]

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  • Crooked Trail 100: SUCCESS!


    We are proud to report that Jason Andelman and Kelly Holland achieved their goal of hiking 100 miles in Shenandoah National Park over the course of one weekend.  Their adventure began at 5:30 a.m. on September 16th at the south end of the park, and ended at 10:45 p.m. on September 18th at 10:45 p.m.  In […]

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