News Category: December 2011

  • Visitor Spotlight


    Manuel Lerdau first visited Shenandoah in 1975 on his fifth grade field trip to Old Rag Mountain.  He was hooked from that day on.   In the early 1990s, Manuel went backpacking in Shenandoah with his girlfriend, a Utah native, to prove to her that “we had real mountains here and a quiet beauty and […]

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  • Drumroll please…Announcing our raffle winners

    These lucky people will be enjoying some great gear and trips in the coming year. Congratulations to all our winners and thank you to all those who supported Shenandoah National Park Trust by purchasing tickets at park-sanctioned community events this fall, and to the companies who donated the gifts: ARAMARK, Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, Deuter, […]

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  • Wildlife Tracking

    Identifying and following animal footprints in fresh snow make for a great winter activity in Shenandoah. You don’t have to be an expert—just keep a few key points in mind: Four toes on each of the front and hind feet means you’re looking at a track from the dog family (fox, coyote) or the cat […]

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