Rapidan Camp: History at the Headwaters

Rapidan Camp: History at the Headwaters

How is Rapidan Camp tied to a hobby?  Read on to discover the history. It’s always good to have a hobby. But when times are tough it’s especially wise to have a pastime you love – knitting, baking, assembling model airplanes, collecting stamps – something to take...
Free Entrance Days in 2021

Free Entrance Days in 2021

On six days in 2021, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee (including Shenandoah National Park) will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2021:  January 18: Birthday of Martin Luther...

How About a Winter Hike in Shenandoah National Park?

by Patressa Kearns Some people just don’t get winter hiking. What’s the point? they wonder. It’s cold and windy. The trees are bare, the ground hard, and there’s nothing much to see except boulders, ice, and frozen dirt. Songbirds aren’t warbling nor can you...

Dog Friendly Travel Tips at Shenandoah National Park

If you’re like many travelers, you don’t consider a vacation a vacation unless you can bring your dog along. Shenandoah is perfect for the dog lover, as it is one of the few national parks in the country that allows pets on its hiking trails. But in order for you and...
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