Spring – Summer 2012
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 […]
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.
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? […]
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.
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 […]