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Big Meadows access to be restricted during planned burn

Access to Big Meadows in Shenandoah National Park will be restricted to the public during a planned burn by the park's fire managers.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 05:32pm EDT

Tags: Shenandoah National Park, Big Meadows, prescribed burn

Body of missing Va. man found in Shenandoah National Park

The body of a missing hiker was found Friday in the Dickey Ridge area of Shenandoah National Park, officials say.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 04:29pm EDT

Tags: Shenandoah National Park, Front Royal, Tyler Keefer

Study: Dam removal helped eels in Shenandoah park

The removal of a large dam in Virginia has meant good news for the American eel population, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 12:41pm EDT

Tags: Shenandoah National Park, eel

Conn. firefighters battle Va. national park blaze

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has met with firefighters headed to Virginia to help battle wild fires.

Sunday - 07/01/2012, 02:03pm EDT

Tags: Dannel P. Malloy, Shenandoah National Park, forest fire

Smoke from Va. forest fires wafting into D.C. region

A strong smoky smell has been reported from Silver Spring in Montgomery County to Lorton in Fairfax County.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 04:57pm EDT

Tags: Shenandoah National Park, George Washington National Park

Area road makes list of best biker routes

Motorcycle riders are no doubt familiar with the country's best open roads, and one scenic drive in the D.C. region has been ranked among the best in the country.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 11:04am EDT

Tags: motorcycle, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, CNN, Lonely Planet

National parks generate more than $1B for local economy

National parks in D.C., Maryland and Virginia generated more than $1.8 billion in revenue in 2010 from 58 million visitors and supported more than 22,000 related jobs.

Sunday - 03/11/2012, 07:57am EDT

Tags: National Mall, C&O Canal, Shenandoah National Park, Rock Creek Park, Antietam Battlefield, Manassas National Battlefield Park

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