Shenandoah National Park


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Shenandoah National Park

(ˌʃɛnənˈdəʊə)
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(Placename) a national park in N Virginia: established in 1935 to protect part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Area: 782 sq km (302 sq miles)

Shen′ando′ah Na′tional Park′


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a national park in N Virginia, including part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. 302 sq. mi. (782 sq. km).
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Noun1.Shenandoah National Park - a national park in Virginia for the Blue Ridge Mountains
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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Shenandoah National Park is home to more than 500 miles of trails.
Aramark Parks and Destinations, a US-based company and a division of Aramark, which offers tours at national and state parks, national forests, specialty hotels, museums, and other tourist destinations in US, has announced a new promotion at Skyland Resort and Big Meadows Lodge in Shenandoah National Park, US.
national parks, which were carved out of public lands, Shenandoah National Park was in part created through the condemnation of private lands held by more than 500 families, many of which had been on their land for generations.
One day he took me to Shenandoah National Park, and I can remember the experiences of hiking the trails, him describing the trees, catching salamanders.
Birds of Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park
As our national population grows by a few million citizens each year, it becomes and ever-bigger challenge to ensure that visitors can enjoy their national parks without overwhelming them with traffic, damaging their health and diminishing their uniqueness," said CNPSR executive council chair and former Shenandoah National Park superintendent Bill Wade.
Doubling the number of trucks will certainly alter this peaceful, rural valley, which runs parallel to the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park.
Shenandoah National Park in Virginia recently eliminated 79 percent of its seasonal maintenance staff.
Horning pinpoints the 1930s as a pivotal era in which the work projects of the New Deal aided in the construction of a Jamestown without a hint of failure and a Shenandoah National Park that idealized the rural past even as its creators displaced physical evidence of that past from the landscape.
While hiking in Shenandoah National Park recently I was struck not by the number of families in an old-growth hemlock grove called the Limberlost, but by their obliviousness to the dead and dying trees around them.
I do not share your optimism concerning John Ashcroft's proposed enforcement of hate-crimes laws in the case of the murders of Laura Winans and Julianne Williams in Shenandoah National Park [At Issue, May 14].
I was walking with my family on a trail in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.

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