Shenandoah Valley

Shenandoah Valley

Press Room

The online press room is designed for members of the print, broadcast, freelance, and electronic media. Need information or images for a story? You’re in the right place. We’re committed to providing quick and accurate information, additional resources, photography and video for editorial use. We help coordinate media visits, FAM tours, and interviews with destinations and attractions throughout the Valley.


Kathy Moore
Moore Public Relations
[email protected]


  • Provide background information
  • Access to sources and images
  • Assist editors and travel writers with developing story ideas
  • Coordinate FAM and press trips (Note: some restrictions apply.)
  • Itinerary development
  • Fact-checking

Press Releases

Happy Trails! Shenandoah National Park Announces Spring Openings

February 23, 2018

Get ready for a new season of fun at Shenandoah National Park! Facilities will begin opening in March and will continue to open throughout the spring. Harry F. Byrd Visitor Center, located at mile 51 Skyline Drive, will continue serving visitors on weekends (weather permitting) until March 23 when the visitor center will begin operating […]

Beautiful Shenandoah Valley Chosen As Location For “Farm to Fork Fondo”

February 20, 2018

The award-winning bicycle event series Farm to Fork Fondo will include a stop in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley in 2018. 500 cyclists from throughout the country are expected to attend Shenandoah Valley’s Farm to Fork Fondo on May 19-20, 2018 at Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown, VA. The annual event is organized by Wrenegade Sports of […]

Shenandoah National Park to Offer Free Admission on Four Days in 2018

January 2, 2018

The National Park Service invites the public to visit all national parks, including Shenandoah National Park, without paying any entrance fee on four days in 2018. The 2018 entrance fee-free days are: January 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day April 21: First Day of National Park Week September 22: National Public Lands Day November 11: […]

Shenandoah Valley Travel Association Urges Opposition To The Proposed Fee Increases at National Parks

November 16, 2017

Luray, VA – The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to dramatically increase entrance fees at 17 national parks, including Shenandoah National Park. The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) believes that placing the burden of repairing our parks on the backs of park visitors is misguided. We strongly oppose this exorbitant fee increase, since it will create financial […]

Travel Media From Around The World Visit Shenandoah Valley Region

June 12, 2017

SHENANDOAH VALLEY, Va. — The U.S. Travel Association’s IPW conference, held in Washington DC, attracted thousands of attendees from 70 countries, including hundreds of journalists from the U.S. and abroad. Several attractions in the Shenandoah Valley were fortunate to be included on IPW’s list of FAM (familiarization) tours, which are designed to introduce top tier media and tour operators with outstanding travel […]