News Category: June 2012

  • Spring – Summer 2012 Newsletter

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  • Shenandoah National Park Trust receives special award and grant

    The Shenandoah National Park Trust is honored to have received the New Horizons Award from the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau. The award recognizes the Trust for helping to build partnerships and promote our park and region as part of last year’s celebration of Shenandoah National Park’s 75th Anniversary. We are also proud to […]

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  • Oh, Shenandoah! photo exhibit comes to CHO

    Charlottesville Albemarle Regional Airport (CHO) likes to welcome visitors in style! Through August, its “Art in the Airport Program” will feature Shenandoah National Park. The exhibit includes Shenandoah National Park Trust’s Oh, Shenandoah! photo exhibit, as well as fun artifacts from the park and some of its gateway communities.Take your virtual tour here.

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  • Hundred Mile Club- Featured Hike: Riprap Hollow

    Riprap Hollow is one of the most popular circuit hikes in the South District. The first few miles offer beautiful mountainside views. Later, you’ll enjoy stream crossings, a waterfall and a spring-fed swimming hole. This is a moderately strenuous hike of 9.5 miles and an elevation gain of 2225 ft. No one to hike with? […]

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  • Ken Burns: “National parks feed America’s soul”


    Renowned filmmaker Ken Burns recalls screening his highly acclaimed documentary The National Parks:  America’s Best Idea with President Obama. Hear Ken’s interview with USA Today, with personal stories Ken and the president shared as they spoke about their trips to our national parks—including Ken’s formative outing in Shenandoah.

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  • Friends of Shenandoah Day – Saturday July 28, 2012

    You won’t want to miss our Second Annual Friends of Shenandoah Day! This day of special hikes, ranger programs and entertainment is for Shenandoah National Park Trust members and their families. Activities overlap so you can choose what you like best. All activities are suitable for able-footed children or toddlers in backpacks. 9:15 –  9:45  am       […]

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