Greetings from Shenandoah National Park

We found $60 in cash blowing in the wind in the woods near a parking lot. There were no people in sight. We thought it would be better to take the money and donate it to the National Parks Conversation Association than let it litter the forest.

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Shenandoah National Park

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia, Shenandoah features rolling tree-lined hills, wooded hollows, spectacular waterfalls and a diversity of wildlife, all easily accessible from the scenic Skyline Drive. The park preserves a remarkable slice of southern Appalachian natural history and beauty with a dazzling array of recreational opportunities.

State(s): Virginia

Established: 1935

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