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News Category: March 2013

  • Ken Burns Loves Shenandoah

    Renowned filmmaker Ken Burns celebrated our national parks with his stunning series, “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.” Did you know that Shenandoah was Ken’s first national park experience? At an event the Trust co-hosted with WVPT a while back, Ken recounted his challenging childhood, when his mother was gravely ill and his relationship with […]

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  • Welcome Superintendent Jim Northup

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    Shenandoah National Park’s new superintendent takes the helm this month. Jim comes to Shenandoah from Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where he has served as Superintendent since 2005. His 32-year career with the National Park Service also includes positions at Great Smoky Mountains, Grand Teton, Big Bend and Grand Canyon National Parks; […]

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  • Hundred Mile Club

    If you have hiked with our Hundred Mile Club, you know what a great time we have in our park. The scenery is spectacular, the camaraderie is delightful and our guides are first-rate. Of course, ours is not the only group that hikes regularly in Shenandoah National Park. With that in mind, the Trust is […]

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