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You can see the best of Voyageurs National Park with this itinerary

Boasting an impressive 218,055 acres and an amazing collection of forests, streams and lakes, Voyageurs National Park is a dream destination for many people. Shutterstock Pelican swimming on Kabetogama Lake in Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota Travelers who love outdoor adventure might already know a lot about Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. Still, I’m sure they […]

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Blooming saguaros in Arizona’s national park are confusing

A blooming saguaro is seen in this photo from November 2022. Saguaros typically bloom in the spring and biologists are unsure why they bloom in the fall. National Park Service / D. Swann Saguaros have been spotted blooming again this fall in Arizona, and biologists still don’t have an explanation. The massive cacti typically bloom […]

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Dispute over national park cats erupts

A wildcat relaxes on a rock at Mount Bukhan against the backdrop of western Seoul, Jan. 27, 2021. (Yonhap) SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Feeding cats in national parks is an act of ecosystem disturbance and is strictly prohibited. However, a lack of awareness causes a series of conflicts among the public. Recently, a […]

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Spokesperson says ‘pack your patience’ while driving in Zion National Park this winter – St George News

This 2021 file photo shows the aftermath of the South Entrance flash flood, Springdale, Utah June 29, 2021 | Photo courtesy of Zion National Park, St. George News ST. GEORGE- It will be slower to travel to Zion National Park starting Monday. Still, improvements made this winter will make future flooding less likely, park officials […]

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Toxic bacteria found in water in Utah’s Zion National Park

Toxic cyanobacteria that pose risks to children and pets have been found in the waters of Zion National Park, according to park staff. Rick Bowmer PA The same toxic bacteria that killed a dog two years ago has been detected again in Zion National Park, officials say. Park staff monitor harmful cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins monthly […]

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Tickets on sale for the park’s ‘Candlelight Walk’ – Times-Standard

The 33-year-old winter tradition at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park returns to its original format in December. The “Candlelight Walk in the Redwoods” will take place in person Dec. 3-4 from 5-8 p.m. as a fundraiser for Redwood Parks Conservancy and the parks it supports, including National and Redwood State. Each evening is limited to […]

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THAD is inspired by the contours of nearby mountains for a visitor center in China

Spiral tiled roofs inspired by the contours of the surrounding mountains cover the Jiuzhai Valley Visitor Center in Sichuan Province, China, designed by Tsinghua University’s Institute of Architectural Design and Research . Located at the entrance to the UNESCO-listed Jiuzhai Valley National Park, the center offers new exhibition space, a visitor center and offices as […]

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Plastic accounts for 81% of litter in national parks, report says

Plastic items account for 81% of all trash found in national parks and other public lands across the country, according to a report released Tuesday by an advocacy group. The analysis, by Plastic-Free Parks TrashBlitz, a community project that tracks plastic pollution in parks, focused on trash collected by more than 500 volunteers during 44 […]

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Sled dogs carry on Alaska’s legacy at Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali is the only national park with a sled dog kennel. Visitors may encounter the dogs, but they are not there for entertainment. Working dogs are canine rangers with important duties in the park. Long before there were visitors to Denali National Park and Preserve, there were sled dogs. “We’ve had dogs almost continuously for […]

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Lampang National Park receives 2 great hornbills in a bid to repopulate the north

The rare birds were released in Lampang’s Chae Son National Park on Thursday by the Zoological Park Organization (ZPO). The two released birds are among several large hornbills bred and studied in artificial habitats. “Researchers will continue to study the released birds to see how they nest, how they survive and raise their young,” ZPO […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Events for November 2022

Military Veterans Gold Star Family Pass (NPS/J.Ferracane) Free Veterans Day PLUS a new free pass! Entrance fees are waived for everyone at all paid national parks on Friday, November 11 to honor Americans who have served our country. Additionally, a new Interagency Lifetime Pass for Veterans and Gold Star Family will be available beginning on […]

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Pembrokeshire National Park calls for seals to have space

A call for seals to have space during pupping season comes from the Pembrokeshire National Park Authority. People are urged to avoid disturbing the seals and their pups as they continue to appear on beaches and in coves all along the Pembrokeshire coast. The authority has received reports of people getting too close to seals […]

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Your guide to visiting the Great Sand Dunes National Park

Mike Berenson/Colorado Captures/Getty Images ​​Things to do Think of the Great Sand Dunes as a giant sandbox for you and your family to explore. With its own adventure-packed vibe, the park is a fantastic place for multi-generational trips, and family members of different fitness levels can explore the sand at their own pace – whether […]

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Breaking News – The second season of ABC News Studios’ “Wild Crime,” Chronicling Mysterious Death in Yosemite National Park, premieres October 24 on Hulu

The second season of ABC News Studios’ “Wild Crime,” chronicling a mysterious death in Yosemite National Park, premieres October 24 on Hulu The hit series follows detectives who make stunning revelations in a cold case from 1983 almost 40 years later * ABC News Studios In 1983, a tourist discovered […]

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park campground reopens after 9 years of closure

A Great Smoky Mountains National Park campground that has been closed for nine years has reopened, park officials said. Look Rock Campground is a 68-site facility that offers camping along one of the most scenic roads in the park, according to Superintendent Cassius Cash. The campground opened on Saturday and remains available until November 13. […]

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Utah man who destroyed part of Grand Teton National Park with motorcycle race gets probation and fined

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily A Utah man who staged an illegal motorcycle race causing damage to thousands of square feet of sensitive and historic land in Grand Teton National Park has been probed and fined after pleading guilty on charges earlier this week. […]

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See fall colors in Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee

It’s almost peak leaf time in the Great Smoky Mountains. From vibrant reds to brilliant browns, the stunning display of fall colors in the Smokies typically peaks around this time or shortly after, starting at the highest elevations and working its way down. Knox News visited the Smokies this week for a sneak peek at […]

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New River Gorge National Park and Reserve is a wild and wonderful adventure

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> 63 Parks Traveler started with a simple goal: visit every national park in the United States. Avid backpacker and public lands nerd Emily Pennington saved up, built a little van to travel and live in, and hit the road, practicing the best COVID-19 safety protocols along the way. Parks as we know them change […]

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Park Service Staffer Gets Top Job at Wolf Trap

It’s a promotion for Wolf Trap State Park Assistant Superintendent for the Performing Arts, as Ken Bigley has been named to the top position. The announcement was made on October 3. Bigley succeeds George Liffert, who was appointed superintendent of Prince William Forest Park in 2021. “Ken brings a wealth of leadership experience to this […]

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cheetahs: infighting and infrastructure problems at Kuno National Park before the cheetahs changed

As the day nears when the eight cheetahs are supposed to be moved to larger enclosures in Kuno National Park, reports of alleged “infighting” within the ambitious project’s core team and of a lack of arrangements were revealed. According to the ToI report, experts are of the opinion that all points of contention should be […]

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50 Stunning Photos Show the Beauty of Acadia National Park in the Fall

Maine is known for having tourists flocking in the summer, but we’re also a must-visit destination for leaf-watching. Mountain peaks, vast fields, deep forests, beautiful lakes and rocky shores provide the perfect scenic backdrops to enjoy the best views of fall foliage. Acadia National Park If you’re looking for the ultimate Maine leaf-watching trip and […]

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Five years later: Waterton Lakes National Park plan envisions fire recovery

Like the land itself, a new management plan for Waterton Lakes National Park is marked by a powerful wildfire that tore through the southern Alberta park five years ago. The 2022 plan, tabled in Parliament this summer, sets the park’s direction for the next decade. It includes the fight against climate change and invasive species […]

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Bandelier National Public Lands Day: Successful Cleanup

Members of the National Public Lands Day cleanup crew carried old equipment out of two different project sites by backpack in the Bandelier Wilderness. Courtesy/NPS BANDELIER News: National Park Service volunteers and staff helped celebrate National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on Monday, September 26 at Bandelier National Monument by removing equipment from the backcountry of […]

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Petrified Forest National Park Announces Fall Guided Hike Schedule | Navajo-Hopi Observer

Originally published: Sep 27, 2022 8:31 a.m. PETRIFIED FOREST, Arizona – With fall around the corner bringing changing colors and cooler temperatures to the landscape, hiking season is here. Come see the seasons change with a guided off-road adventure in Petrified Forest National Park. Red Basin/Clam Beds September 30 Hike 8 ½ miles round trip […]

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Op-Ed: The United States is protecting the natural world, destroying it at the same time

You might come across the remains of a tram or a pile of mine tailings or a rusty tank – if you know where to look in Death Valley National Park, Wrangell-St. Elias Park and Preserve in Alaska, Glacier Peak Wilderness in the Washington Cascades or Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. It may be […]

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local couple complete national park pilgrimage | Local News

Earlier this month, Fountain Hills residents Al and Nancy Lorenz returned from the gates of Arctic National Park in Alaska, the final destination of their lifelong pilgrimage to all 63 national parks. “It has been an incredible journey for Nancy and I to experience all 63 major national parks and experience an adventure in approximately […]

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Visit Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park

If you are ever in the northeastern region of Arizona, you should plan to stop at Petrified Forest National Park. I’ve been there several times, years ago, and highly recommend it. It looks like some kind of otherworldly alien landscape, dotted with beautiful multicolored pieces of petrified wood, large and small. It is also shrouded […]

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Tremont to lead discussions on ‘regenerative community’ surrounding Great Smoky Mountains National Park | New

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Adding more pasture so close to Yellowstone is bear-baiting – Daily Montanan

Montana’s Paradise Valley is aptly named, located between two towering mountain ranges, it cradles the mighty Yellowstone River which flows from its source in America’s first national park and provides critical habitat for native species still present 200 years after the Lewis and Clark expedition. Still, the Forest Service decided to expand cattle grazing on […]

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These national parks are eliminating reservation requirements for the fall

There is no doubt that our nation’s national parks continue to be hugely popular, welcoming avid travelers in search of wide open spaces and stunning scenery, whether it’s mountains, forests, canyons, coasts or other terrain. However, last summer many of the more popular parks had requirements or restrictions that made impromptu trips more difficult. To […]

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In the face of history, Congress studies adding lynching sites to national park system

The US House is considering a bill that would put lynching sites in West Tennessee on track to become part of the National Park Service, part of a trend this year of Congress using the agency to make advance discussions of the country’s troubled and often violent racial history. A invoice of U.S. Representative Steve […]

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Glacier Park bird monitoring part of continent-wide collaboration

Gear in hand, the group sets out through the eerily silent forest of Glacier National Park well before dawn. As the first rays of the sun make their way over the mountains to the east, more than a dozen biologists, volunteers and interns work hard to install a series of large nets along the shore […]

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Trapping in Jasper National Park and Removing Bears from Townsite

After trying a number of hazing strategies, authorities will begin trapping and removing approximately 10 bears from the Jasper townsite in Jasper National Park. For several weeks now, at least 10 black bears have been – as Jasper National Parks officials say – “using” Jasper and the abundant fruit in green spaces and city […]

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A sampler from Cape Breton Highlands National Park

The Skyline trail that leads to stunning views of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is at the top of most Cape Breton Highlands/Parks Canada visitors’ to-do lists, Adam Cornick Located on an island surrounded by ocean, Cape Breton Highlands National Park is an island itself, made up of tumbled mountains, thick forests and vast, mostly […]

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Reintroduction of cheetahs: helipads will be created in MP Kuno National Park

At least seven helipads are being built in and around Kuno National Park (KNP) in Sheopur district, Madhya Pradesh, where the cheetah reintroduction project will be carried out, officials said. A team from South Africa (SA) is due to arrive there on Tuesday, they said. Wildlife Institute of India (WII) Dean and Senior Professor Yadvendradev […]

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Earthquakes hit near Pinnacles National Park in California

Four earthquakes struck near Pinnacles National Park in San Benito County on Sunday. The first occurred around 11:57 a.m. The United States Geological Survey first reported it as a magnitude 3.8 earthquake, but it was later revised to a magnitude of 3.5. Weak to light shaking was reported, the USGS said. The epicenter was just […]

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The best lookout point in Rocky Mountain National Park is Forest Canyon

The idea for the walk came to me last weekend while I was taking care of some Sunday night obligations in downtown Estes Park. I had been in town for over a month and had just purchased an annual pass for Rocky Mountain National Park. So I figured there couldn’t be a more suitable first […]

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Pinnacles National Park asks hikers to avoid trails in hot weather – KION546

PAICINES, Calif. (KION-TV) — Labor Day weekend is upon us, and escaping the heat won’t be easy. Some people might leave town or stay closer to home. Eric Petersen is an experienced hiker who comes to the park often. “I’ve hiked almost every trail here,” said Petersen of Salinas. “[Prewett Point Trail] is easy to […]

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200-year-old cactus dies after severe storms in Arizona National Park

Comment this story Comment The saguaro cactus towered over the hilltop outside Tucson like a massive hand sticking out of the ground. Generations of hikers posed for photos at the base of the towering tree plant, whose longest arms stretched nearly 30 feet in the air above Catalina State Park. Artists have painted it. Dozens […]

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Saguaro Nat’l Park’s citizen-powered Gila Monster Project has been going on for over a decade

Published on August 29, 2022 at 1:02 p.m. Jacob Owens TucsonSentinel.com At the entrance to the sandy Broadway trail in Saguaro National Park, there is a flyer that doesn’t quite fit. The white sheet, which hangs among the signs prohibiting pets and horses from dirt trails, contains an image of an orange and black Gila […]

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Say goodbye to Lake Powell and hello to Glen Canyon National Park, writes the editorial board

When life gives us a prolonged drought, we can get something good and profitable out of it. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Museum of Natural History Anthropology Collections staff present and discuss several newly acquired cultural artifacts collected by John Wesley Powell, well known in Utah for his famous expeditions on the […]

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9 Best National Parks on the East Coast

There are many things the East Coast is known for, like its mountainous regions in Appalachia that span 13 states, as well as the city that never sleeps, New York. If you’re looking for outdoor activities to do on this side of the country, then you’re in luck. The east coast has several national parks […]

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Missing Zion National Park hiker dies after flash flooding in Utah

Comment this story Comment A 29-year-old hiker died after being reported missing Friday night in Zion National Park, Utah, the park announced Tuesday. University of Arizona graduate student Jetal Agnihotri was discovered Monday in the Virgin River near a group of sandstone cliffs known as the Court of the Patriarchs, park officials said, ending a […]

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Quartz Fire in Glacier National Park Expands to 1,678 Acres

WEST GLACIER – The Quartz Fire in Glacier National Park has increased from 1,163 acres to 1,678 acres. Fire managers report that the Quartz Fire has continued to spread primarily south and west, moving further up the shore of Quartz Lake. There has been additional growth in an elevated basin on the northwest side of […]

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Flash floods force national park closure

Damage was seen in Namtok Chat Trakan National Park in Chat Trakan District, Phitsanulok Province on Sunday after flash floods swept through the park area overnight. (Photo: Chinnawat Singha) PHITSANULOK: Namtok Chat Trakan National Park in the Chat Trakan district of this north-central province has been temporarily closed following flash floods that swept through the […]

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Search and rescue operation underway in Zion National Park after flash flood – St George News

ST. GEORGE- A search and rescue operation is underway on the Virgin River in Zion National Park following a flash flood on Friday afternoon. Flood waters in Zion National Park, Utah, August 19, 2022 | Still from video courtesy of Tina Moussally Mspac, St. George News The National Park Service announced the operation on Twitter […]

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Op-Ed: Banning hikes to the world’s tallest tree will never work

The National Park Service is trying to preserve the world’s tallest tree by banning hiking. But that approach will never fully work because the location of the 380-foot redwood is an open secret. Instagrammers and the Guinness Book of World Records made sure of that. Yet the gargantuan tree – a coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) […]

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National parks — islands in a desert? Effectiveness of biodiversity conservation in national parks is associated with socio-economic conditions

Despite commendable conservation efforts and investments by governments, NGOs, and international and national conservation agencies, biodiversity continues to decline across the world. One of the key strategies to halt the decline of biodiversity is the creation of protected areas such as national parks, which are supposed to provide favorable conditions for the stability of biodiversity. […]

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The least visited US national parks in 2021

Editor’s Note – Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — There are more than 420 sites in the US National Park System, but […]

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Acadia GEM the clean, all-electric, fun way to see Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park

The new company offers a fleet of 45 rental cars in Acadie, which can accommodate two, four or six passengers BAR HARBOUR, Maine, August 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Acadia GEM, a clean, all-electric and fun way to explore Acadia National Park, has launched a fleet of 45 cars that can accommodate two, four or six […]

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Manassas Battlefield National Park will celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Second Manassas

Beginning August 25, Manassas National Battlefield Park will observe the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Second Manassas. For five days, until August 30, events will remember the cost of the battle and include the destructive impact on area families and African Americans. A few highlighted events include: • Programming on August 27 at the […]

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AO Review: Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Seventeen years ago, my wife and I honeymooned in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, which sits on the northern edge of Great Smoky Mountain National Park. We were able to hike the Smokies on this trip, at which time my wife said she would like to bring our (yet unborn) children one day to see the beauty that […]

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Zion National Park, Utah

Light-colored cliffs cut through the warm desert tones of Zion National Park in southwestern Utah in this photograph taken June 30, 2022 by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Note the mostly south orientation of the image. Unlike many maps, the rotated image depicts the terrain more clearly by minimizing an optical illusion […]

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Flooding in Yellowstone National Park closed a major road to a nearby town. : NPR

Old Gardiner Road improvement in Yellowstone National Park on July 20, 2022. Jacob W. Frank / National Park Service hide caption toggle caption Jacob W. Frank / National Park Service Old Gardiner Road improvement in Yellowstone National Park on July 20, 2022. Jacob W. Frank / National Park Service GARDINER, Mont. – Tourism in Yellowstone […]

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Nature Photography at Weeks State Park Summer Program August 11 | Culture & Leisure

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The Second World War Ordnance Force Closure of the swimming area at Assateague Island National Seashore

A section of beach at Assateague Island National Seashore has been closed due to WWII ordnance / NPS surfacing A section of the Assateague Island National Seashore has been temporarily closed due to surfaced World War II ordnance. The closure affects the North Beach swimming area in the Maryland portion of the park. The “normal” […]

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Have you seen this? A massive bear welcomes visitors to the national park

A massive brown bear greets visitors to Katmai National Park in Alaska (Evelone via YouTube) Estimated reading time: less than a minute ALASKA – You’ve probably heard of Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska. It is home to one of the largest populations of brown bears in the world, and the animals congregate at […]

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Fire balloons near Elmo; small fire reported in Glacier National Park, but crews were unable to locate it on Saturday

Evacuation orders were issued Friday night after a wildfire erupted near Elmo on the west side of Flathead Lake. The man-made fire was estimated at around 4,000 acres as of Saturday morning. Fire behavior was described as extreme. An evacuation zone extended from Big Arm north to Dayton along US 93, along Montana 28, and […]

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Free and discounted passes offer museum and park options

With prices rising, free and discounted passes can help reduce the cost of travel. Several options are available, including the Every Kid Outdoors Pass, the America the Beautiful National Park Pass, and the Michigan Activity Pass. All Kids Outdoor Passes The Gawel family from Monroe visited several national parks with the Every Kid Outdoors Pass, […]

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California Oak Fire destroys at least 42 structures as it burns over 18,000 acres near Yosemite National Park

The blaze grew only slightly on Tuesday – to 18,532 acres and containment remained at 26%, according to an update from national fire management agency Cal Fire. “While good progress continues on the fire, there is still a lot of work to be done,” the update reads. Officials said several evacuation orders had been superseded […]

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California Oak Fire: Fast-growing blaze engulfs homes near Yosemite National Park as it burns more than 15,000 acres

“The fire behavior we’re seeing in this incident is truly unprecedented,” Cal Fire Battalion Chief Jon Heggie said of the Oak Fire, which exploded over more than 16,700 acres and destroy at least seven structures. “It moves extremely fast and the reaction time to get people out is limited because this fire moves so fast.” […]

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New Jersey boy drowns in Delaware River in second river death of year at national park – The Morning Call

Members of the National Park Service dive team at the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area found the body of a teenager in the Delaware River around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the park service. The boy, from Elizabeth, New Jersey, was swimming at the Ames-Jennings site, a small picnic area along the river on […]

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Why the Travel Industry Wants National Parks to Adapt New Reservation Programs

The sun sets as a rain storm blows over Delicate Arch in Arches National Park near Moab on September 18, 2021. As visitation to U.S. national parks hit record highs in 2021, travel companies and hospitality and associations inside and outside the United States are not satisfied with the National Park Service’s reservation systems. (Spenser […]

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Crews win over Washburn’s fire; Yosemite will reopen an entrance

Two weeks after the Washburn Fire in Yosemite National Park, firefighters continue to make progress against the blaze that has scorched nearly 5,000 acres. As of Thursday morning, the wildfire remained at 58% containment and had burned 4,856 acres, officials said. The number of people assigned to firefighting fell to 1,330 from around 1,500 earlier […]

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Powerhouse Company and Delva Create Gateway to New National Park in The Hague, Netherlands

Powerhouse Company and Delva Create Gateway to New National Park in The Hague, Netherlands Courtesy of Powerhouse Company and DELVA To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985537/powerhouse-company-and-delva-create-a-gateway-to-a-new-national-park-in-the-hague-netherlands Powerhouse Company, in collaboration with landscape architecture firm DELVA, has unveiled the design of a new visitor center for the Koekamp, ​​which will play […]

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Crews win over Yosemite National Park, California wildfires – NBC Bay Area

The lockdown escalated overnight over a fire that has burned for more than a week in Yosemite National Park and residents of the Wawona community can return home starting Sunday, officials said Saturday. of the park. The Washburn blaze was 37% contained, down from 27% on Friday, and grew slightly to 19 square kilometres. “Yesterday […]

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Channel Islands National Park receives $100,000 federal grant to restore ecosystem

Channel Islands National Park is set to receive nearly $100,000 in federal funding for ecosystem restoration on Santa Cruz Island, the Biden administration announced Thursday. The grant will come from the administration’s bipartisan Infrastructure Act, which will invest $1.4 billion in such projects nationwide over the next five years. Rehabilitation work on Santa Cruz, one […]

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‘Trail Angels’ Help Rescue Virginia Woman Injured While Hiking

Two George Washington University nursing students stepped in to help an injured hiker. The hiker says their efforts saved her from losing her footing. LURAY, Virginia – It was a beautiful cool morning on the Whiteoak Canyon Falls Trail in Shenandoah National Park. This is how Anna Jones describes the start of the hike with […]

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Dog Visiting Michigan State Park Rescued After Falling From Cliff

MUNISING, Michigan – A dog visiting a Michigan national park was rescued after jumping over a railing and falling about 30 feet from a cliff over the weekend. The National Park Service said the incident happened Friday at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. In a news release, park rangers near Miners Castle, one of the park’s […]

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Hiker found dead in White Sands National Park

ALAMOGORDO, NM (AP) — A 27-year-old hiker who disappeared while visiting White Sands National Park has been found dead, authorities said Friday. New Mexico State Police and Southern New Mexico Park officials reported that rescue teams discovered the body of Brad Utegaar of Wausau, Wisconsin earlier this week after a search launched over the holiday […]

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What is your tolerance for high gas prices?

What is your breaking point when it comes to fuel costs? RV Trader What is your breaking point for fuel costs this summer? Will you stay out of the national park system if you have to pay more than $4.50 per gallon, or $5 per gallon? On my recent road trip through Wyoming, Nebraska, and […]

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“Our National Parks” offers impressive images

Last week, the United States Supreme Court limited the fight against climate change to the Environmental Protection Agency with the Sackett v. EPA decision. Therefore, when I saw former President Barack Obama’s documentary “Our National Parks” on Netflix, I thought I would watch it. For me, climate change is the biggest problem facing the whole […]

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Construction begins on controversial water project in Lake Malawi National Park

The Malawian government has launched construction work for a water project inside Lake Malawi National Park, despite legal challenges and sustained protests from conservationists who say the project threatens biodiversity and the park’s archaeological sites recognized by UNESCO. According to eyewitness accounts, construction vehicles are currently blasting boulders, razing rocks and uprooting trees, tearing up […]

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Lieutenant Governor: “I would support a national marine park”

THE outgoing Lieutenant Governor – Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton – would “support the idea of ​​a national marine park”. Sir Stephen also said the island’s coast, and many of the trails around it, could also benefit from special safeguarding – perhaps by extending the boundaries of the already established Jersey National Park. Conservationists […]

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Rocky Mountain National Park Proposes Increased Transponder Device Amenity Fee – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Rocky Mountain National Park is seeking public comment on a proposed expanded $15 amenity fee to provide automated voluntary fast-passing gate transponders to interested visitors with valid annual or lifetime passes. In 2004, Rocky Mountain National Park constructed an expressway at the entrance to Beaver Meadows, and in 2011 an additional expressway was installed at […]

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San Antonio couple teach one-year-old to enjoy nature, one national park at a time

A month before the pandemic hit, Valerie and Eric Castillo spent a long weekend worrying about a frightening prognosis. At 10 weeks, doctors feared that future mum Valerie’s pregnancy would go full term. During their appointment on Monday, doctors revealed their baby had a strong heartbeat, and the Castillos decided they would expose their baby […]

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Great American Outdoors Act Funding to preserve the historic walls of the Carver Family Cemetery at the George Washington Carver National Monument

Skilled masons repairing a stone wall around the Carver family cemetery, George Washington Carver National Monument / NPS Work is underway by the National Park Service (NPS) to repair, rehabilitate and stabilize 400 linear feet of historic rock wall around the Carver Family Cemetery at the George Washington Carver National Monument. The $272,000 project is […]

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Boyfriend wanted in death of Acadia National Park retreat planner

Local Nicole Mokeme. Gregory Rec/The Portland Press Herald By Associated Press June 23, 2022 | 12:46 p.m. WINTER HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Maine police are looking for a man in connection with the hit-and-run death in Acadia National Park of the founder of a youth retreat. The accident on the Schoodic Institute campus in the […]

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Historic house tours offered on June 25 at the national park

The public is invited to view examples of everything from rustic landmarks to mid-century modern on the June 25 Logs to Lustrons tour of Indiana Dunes National Park. The day features log structures from the earliest days of settlement, Victorian-era wood-frame homes, and mid-century houses made of glass, stucco, and metal. Indiana Landmarks and the […]

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Yellowstone officials: North entrance to park could reopen this summer | State and Region

GARDINER — Plans are underway to have the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park open to visitors and tour concessionaires this summer. “It will be a summer of adjustments,” park superintendent Cam Sholly said Sunday. The news came less than a week after historic flooding destroyed sections of road in the northern half of the […]