Shenandoah Tweets

Shenandoah Park Tweets

The latest Shenandoah status updates from the National Park Service

The closure of eight designated campsites near Blackrock Hut has been lifted. But, as always, please make every effort to secure your food. We need to avoid situations where bears get human food, thereby creating a dangerous situation. Thanks!!

By the 1930s, half of Americans owned cars. Proponents of SNP said it should include a road along the relatively flat crescent of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Though originally intended to be called the Hoover Highway, it would eventually take on the iconic name: Skyline Drive.

Heat-related illness takes several forms. Heat rash, heat cramps, heat syncope, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke develop from prolonged exposure to heat. If you develop any of these conditions, immediately get out of the heat and rest.

Due to a wiring update at Big Meadows Wayside, gas will not be available evenings from July 11 through July 17. Pumps will be shut off each night from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. The good news? Big Meadows Wayside makeover is nearing completion.

Keep your food protected! Bears who obtain human food are dangerous and in danger! Photo credit: Jack Cumming

Shenandoah National Park has great hiking and scenic vistas along Skyline Drive. Some of the easily accessible areas include Limberlost Trail, Big Meadows and Rapidan Camp.
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I spy with my little eye...this little fawn who is making me yawn.

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Happy Fourth of July! While you visit Shenandoah National Park, take time to reflect and appreciate the land of the free.

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