LURAY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The National Park Service says the search for a missing man continues.

According to a release, James Alan Cattley of North Garden was reported missing on Dec. 12.

His vehicle was found at Turk Gap Parking, located near mile marker 94 on Skyline Drive, on Dec. 15.

The Shenandoah National Park says he has not been seen since October.

The release says Cattley filed a backcountry permit on Sept. 22 for the Appalachian Trail. The permit covered seven days with an anticipated exit of Oct. 6.

Anyone with information regarding Cattley’s whereabouts or who may have been in the area of Turk Mountain since Sept. 22 is asked to contact (888) 653-0009 or online here. Tips can also be emailed to [email protected].