News Category: May 2012

  • Connecting for Prosperity

    Shenandoah National Park’s 75th anniversary in 2011 celebrated the past, present and future of our park and its relationship with its neighboring communities. You are invited to help chart the future for our park at a conference at James Madison University on Thursday, May 24. Connecting for Prosperity: Charting the Future Together will include panel […]

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  • June Hike

    Join us Sunday, June 3 for a North to South Traverse of the Parks highest peak- Hawksbill. We will use the Appalachian Trail across occasional talus slopes, affording unique vegetation and views west and up the mountain. Near the summit, we will take the Salamander Trail to the stone shelter and summit ledges, with some […]

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  • Cat Knob Trail

    This lesser known, but beautiful 3.5 mile round trip hike starts at Bootens Gap on the AT in the central section of the Park and features wildflowers and nice views of the Conway river valley, as the route to the summit is hiked on the side of the mountain. At the summit of Cat Knob […]

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