Shenandoah National Park

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Shenandoah National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Shenandoah National Park
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Location Virginia
Nearest city Fron Royal, VA
Area[1] 199,100 acres (805.7 km²)
{198,241 acres (802.3 km²) federal}
Established December 26, 1935
Visitors[2] 1,107,227 (in 2007)
Governing body U.S. National Park Service
Website NPS - Shenandoah




Shenandoah National Park is a National Park in the state of Virginia. It was created in December 1935. Most of the visitor facilities in the park were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail which runs through the park.

References

  1. NPS Listing of Acreage 9/30/2008
  2. NPS Reports -> Ranking Report -> 2007
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