District Blog

SNP Rock Outcrop Management Plan

On October 1, 2007, a Rock Outcrop Management Plan and Environmental Assessment for Shenandoah National Park was released for public review.

2008 District Picnic

At least 17 of 20 known, card-carrying members of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, an organization recognized for its non-terrorist activities, brazenly met in public within the confines of Shenandoah National Park on Saturday, May 31st at Dundo Picnic Grounds.

Clearing Little Calf Mountain Summit

The summit of Little Calf Mountain is clear, making it a great place from which to admire spectacular scenery. How is it kept that way?

Flying McLeods — Regrading the A.T. at Ivy Creek

An astonishingly large crew of nine people turned out on yet another hot day to dig in the dirt on the Appalachian Trail going north from the Ivy Creek crossing.

A Review of Our First Trails Workshop

When Benton MacKaye first put out his idea for an Appalachian Trail back in 1921, he already had in mind the mechanism for building and maintaining the trail. He called it “an undeveloped power—our spare time.”

Trail To Every Classroom

Joins the Flying McLeods

The Flying McLeods will be joined on our next worktrip by a group of Honor Society students from Riverheads High School who are involved with Trail to Every Classroom (TTEC).

Spring in the South District

There’s never a dearth of things to do, to see, to experience, in the South District of Shenandoah National Park.