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patrick kenney

no responses. August 11, 2020 News_one

Kenney named superintendent of Shenandoah National Park, Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park


Kenney named superintendent of Shenandoah National Park, Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park

National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Gay Vietzke named Patrick Kenney the new superintendent of Shenandoah National Park and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical […]

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virtual open house

no responses. July 1, 2020 News_one

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park increases visitor services


Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park increases visitor services

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is increasing visitor services following guidance from federal, state and local public health authorities. Visitor information at the […]

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patrick kenney

no responses. June 23, 2020 News_one

Report: Shenandoah National Park visitors add $129 million to local economy


Report: Shenandoah National Park visitors add $129 million to local economy

A new National Park Service report shows that 1.4 million visitors to Shenandoah National Park in 2019 spent $96.7 million in communities near the park. That spending supported […]

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patrick kenney

no responses. June 11, 2020 News_one

Shenandoah National Park moves into Phase Two of reopening


Shenandoah National Park moves into Phase Two of reopening

Shenandoah National Park will increase recreational access and offer more services beginning today as it transitions into Phase Two of reopening. Under Phase Two, all trails, […]

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patrick kenney

no responses. May 26, 2020 News_one

Shenandoah National Park begins phased reopening


Shenandoah National Park begins phased reopening

Shenandoah National Park began its phased reopening on Saturday, May 23. The entire length of Skyline Drive, all overlooks, some bathrooms and most trails are now […]

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no responses. June 25, 2019 Janet Michael

Tourism Tuesday: Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park


Tourism Tuesday: Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park

We were in the studio today for Tourism Tuesday – Winchester/Frederick County edition – with Justin Kerns from Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Bureau and his […]

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no responses. April 10, 2020 News_one

Shenandoah National Park closes due to COVID-19 concerns


Shenandoah National Park closes due to COVID-19 concerns

Shenandoah National Park is closed until further notice. Superintendent Jennifer Flynn and other officials made the decision after the National Park Service (NPS) received a letter […]

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no responses. January 23, 2020 News_one

Funding approved for Appalachian Trail parking area


Funding approved for Appalachian Trail parking area

The Clarke County Board of Supervisors approved an $8,000 allocation Tuesday to help establish a parking area for Appalachian Trail hikers. The money will be matched […]

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no responses. January 9, 2020 News_one

Clarke proposes parking area for Appalachian Trail site


Clarke proposes parking area for Appalachian Trail site

Clarke County officials are hoping to ease traffic congestion along Morgan’s Mill Road at an Appalachian Trail crossing by installing a parking lot for hikers.  Over […]

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no responses. August 15, 2019 Josh Henry

Belle Grove to Join National Healing Day Bell Ringing


Belle Grove to Join National Healing Day Bell Ringing

Institutions in the Shenandoah Valley are accepting a nation-wide invitation from the National Park Service to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the landing of the first […]

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no responses. July 27, 2019 News_one

Appalachian Trail Hikes Highlighted in New Brochures


Appalachian Trail Hikes Highlighted in New Brochures

The National Park Service recently produced a brochure-map highlighting six day hikes along the Appalachian Trail in Clarke County that range from easy to strenuous. A […]

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Shenandoah Battlefields Foundation Receives Grant


Shenandoah Battlefields Foundation Receives Grant

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation was included in $2.3 million of funding distributed by the National Park Service. The foundation, which preserves and interprets the region’s […]

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