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Fall Foliage in The Alleghenies
As autumn quickly approaches, the vibrant colors of the changing leaves will serve as a magnificent backdrop to many national and historic landmarks, including the Allegheny Mountain Range.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Northern Virginia Daily
Park creates first artist-in-residence program
Shenandoah National Park will follow the lead of many other national parks throughout the country and implement an artist-in-residence program this year.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Wake up to see Venus and Jupiter before dawn
If you haven't seen Venus and Jupiter in the morning sky before dawn, you need to wake up 45 minutes before sunrise to get out and look.
Madison County Marks 85th Anniversary of Promise by President Hoover
Madison County is marking the 85th anniversary of a promise made by President Herbert Hoover during a visit to the county in 1929.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Daily News-Record
Nine Peregrine Falcons Released In SNP
Nine young peregrine falcons were released into Shenandoah National Park this summer as part of an annual conservation program that aims to boost the birds' numbers in the central... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story
Sat Aug 02, 2014
For U.S. zoos, the future may live in the freezer
Amani, a cheetah feline, has a proud name that means aspiration and a strong family line that traces to Namibia and South Africa.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Washington Post
Zoos face a cold, hard truth: The future is in the freezer
Amani, an eye-catching cheetah feline, has a proud name that means aspiration and a strong family line that traces to Namibia and South Africa.
National Park Service Report Shows Tourists Make or Break Local Economies
A new report from the national park service shows the money tourists spend before entering and after leaving the park can make or break local economies.
Mars comet encounter to provide new clues to our solar system's earliest days
In this handout photo the comet Lulin is seen through the trees in Shenandoah National Park on February 23, 2009 in Luray, Virginia In this handout photo the comet Lulin is seen through the trees in Shenandoah National Park on February 23, 2009 in Luray, Virginia We all know that Earth is not the only planet at risk of collisions with asteroids and ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Space Place
It's a place where the smell of campfires dance with the winds moving the trees.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Shenandoah National Park Tourism Creates Millions in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service report shows that 1.14 million visitors to Shenandoah National Park in 2013 spent $72.4 million in communities near the park.
Your weekend guide to FUN in the DMV
Redskins Training Camp - July 24-August 11, 2014. Redskins Park, Richmond, Virginia.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Federal report outlines impact of national parks in Virginia
Fewer people visited Virginia's national park sites last year and spent less money during those visits, according to a report by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Parks Less Popular
A drop in National Park visits and spending last year is largely blamed on the government shutdown.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Missing Hikers Found in Shenandoah National Park
According to Karen Beck-Herzog with the National Park Service, the women were hiking on the Old Rag Mountain in an area known for being steep and rocky.