News Category: August 2012

  • Eels!

      When you think of Shenandoah’s wildlife, what comes to mind? Black bear, deer, songbirds for sure. Now you can add eel to that list. Eight years after the Army Corps of Engineers breached the Embrey Dam on the Rappahannock River, eels are returning to Shenandoah’s waters. These long, skinny fish spawn in the Sargasso […]

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  • Featured Hike: Pocosin Mission Trail

    This easy 2.2-mile hike in Shenandoah’s Central District is ideal for history buffs. The Pocosin Mission was an Episcopal mission established in 1904 for the local mountain communities.  Its remains include stone steps, foundation and chimney. Julie Shuren of the Shenandoah National Park Trust will guide this family friendly hike along with Shenandoah National Park […]

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