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Gabby Petito’s ashes scattered in Grand Teton National Park, dad suggests

A social media post from Gabby Petito’s father suggests his ashes may have been scattered throughout Grand Teton National Park, WABC-TV reports. Friday, Petito’s father, Joseph Petito, posted on twitter an image of Wyoming Park showing a lake in the foreground and mountains in the background. “I now know why you came here. #gabbypetito now […]

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Gabby Petito case: Dad’s post suggests Long Island woman’s ashes scattered in national park, laundry search continues

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (WABC) – Gabby Petito’s ashes appear to have been scattered throughout Grand Teton National Park, according to a social media post from her father. Joseph Petito posted an image from inside Wyoming Park on Friday showing Jenny Lake in the foreground and mountain peaks in the background. He wrote “Now I know why […]

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National Parks Should Teach Indigenous History – Lowell Sun

I could see the ranger’s sigh in the air, a cloud of disappointment hanging in the freezing yellowstone morning. My girlfriend and I had asked Kelly, the only ranger at the socially remote information booth, where I could learn more about the Native Americans who originally inhabited the park. “We really don’t have any exposure,” […]

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Senate hearing on Sams as head of national parks scheduled for October 19 | North West

WASHINGTON – A politically polarized Senate has set an Oct. 19 hearing on the appointment of former Oregon tribal chief Chuck Sams as the next director of the National Parks Service. Sams, the longtime administrator of the Confederate Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, will appear before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources […]

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Coroner: Gabby Petito was strangled to death

Gabby Petito’s cause of death was strangulation and her case is now confirmed as homicide, as Teton County Coroner Dr Brent Blue delivers findings on young woman killed in Bridger National Forest- Teton. His body was found at a National Forest backcountry campsite adjacent to Grand Teton National Park after a multi-lane search focused on […]

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Park Service and FAA review Glacier helicopter tour plan

WESTERN GLACIER – A new plan will manage how helicopter tours will be conducted over Glacier National Park in the coming years, which will achieve a goal outlined in the overall management plan approved there. over 20 years ago. In a recent online meeting, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Park Service (NPS) explained […]

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Zion National Park closes slot canyons in anticipation of flash floods

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – Washington County sees rain and Zion National Park closes slot canyons due to a flash flood warning. If you are driving through Washington County to Springdale, you may have received a notification from the National Weather Service that the conditions are unsafe and traveling could be life threatening. Visitors to Springdale […]

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The scoop with Amy Doyle: National park sites are the hot new trip

Amy Doyle. Photo by Bonfire Visuals Go out! An unintended benefit of the pandemic has been the dramatic increase (and appreciation) in visitors from outside America. Go to a national park! In my experience, we thought our teens rolling their eyes wouldn’t enjoy a trip to a national park in South Dakota. Boy, were we […]

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Senator Hickenlooper Introduces Bill to Add Amache National Historic Site to the National Park System

WASHINGTON – US Senator John Hickenlooper introduced his bipartisan bill to add Amache National Historic Site to the national parks system during a hearing of the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. “Amache National Historic Site would provide an unprecedented opportunity for Coloradans and Americans to learn more about the horrors of Japanese […]

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Pilot injured in US fighter jet crash in Death Valley National Park

A Navy pilot was injured after an F / A-18F Super Hornet crashed in Death Valley National Park, California. The Navy said in a press release that the crash happened around 3 p.m. Oct. 4 in a remote area. No civilians were injured as a result of the accident. The pilot, whose rank and name […]

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National Public Lands Day draws visitors to Muir Woods – Scot Scoop News

Free access to the trails at Muir Woods National Monument draws visitors from all over the United States every year on the fourth Saturday in September. National Public Lands Day, which took place last Saturday, celebrates time spent in U.S. national parks, protecting our environment, and sharing in the beauty of nature by offering free […]

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Missing hiker found in Zion National Park, park rangers share warning

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – A successful rescue mission for John Fiske Burg, 79, who went missing last Wednesday and was found last Saturday, triggers a warning from Zion National Park Ranger Chief Daniel Fagergren. “People just have to be aware that they have to plan, they have to hike with someone, they have to bring […]

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Missing hiker found in Zion National Park

Missing hiker John Fiske Burg found in Zion National Park Burg was found over Lodge Canyon and transported to St. George for medical attention. SPRINGDALE, UT – On Saturday, October 2, at approximately 3:30 p.m. MT, the Nellis Air Force located John Fiske Burg above Lodge Canyon in Zion National Park. Burg was treated on […]

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Interested in visiting the Carlsbad Caverns National Park? Here’s why you should go

Carlsbad Caverns has given the nickname “Grand Canyon Underground” and its enormous size is just one of the reasons people visit. Located in southern New Mexico, near the border with Texas, is the beautiful Carlsbad Caverns National Park, nestled in the beautiful Guadalupe Mountains. The park is located just 18 miles from Carlsbad. Actor and […]

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Tennessee National Park opens trail accessible to cabin

GATLINBURG, Tennessee (AP) – Before Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials and others cut the ribbon on the John Oliver Cabin Accessible Trail on Tuesday, Friends of the Smokies Distinguished Board Member and former Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court, Gary Wade, recalled a poignant moment in United States history. “To put this event […]

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Fire evacuation underway for Kings Canyon Park, Grant Grove

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks have issued mandatory evacuation orders for some popular tourist sites: the communities of Grant Grove, Wilsonia and Cedar Grove. The parks have been closed to tourists for several days. Evacuations apply to residents, employees and anyone else who might do business in these areas. They are asked to leave […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park braces for large crowds as Kilauea erupts

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is boosting its numbers as it predicts thousands will travel to Kilauea to see the lava eruption from Halemaumau Crater. “We expect the number of visits to increase as the news spreads throughout the weekend,” park spokeswoman Jessica Ferracane said. At 3:29 p.m. on Wednesday, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory detected […]

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10 facts about Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park has always had a glamorous feel – it is, after all, just two hours from Los Angeles, so it’s no surprise that the park has a fascinating history filled with Hollywood drama. 1. Joshua Tree National Park includes two deserts. Many people don’t realize that Joshua Tree National Park is actually […]

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How a government shutdown could impact Utah’s national parks

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – If the government shuts down, it could also lead to the closure of national parks, as officials tell ABC4 they are reviewing a contingency plan. Sarah Adent is the director of the Springdale Visitor Center near Zion National Park. After suffering a government shutdown last winter, she says she is worried. […]

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An extraordinarily rare opportunity to own a magnificent gem within the “crown of the continent”, Glacier National Park

WHITE FISH, Mont., September 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Imagine a property so private it is surrounded by over a million acres of wilderness on all sides. Such a rare listing, the last sale of similar private property took place over 32 years ago. A property located in the “Crown of the Continent”, inside […]

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Flash flood alert issued for Capitol Reef National Park

A cold front could also bring strong winds. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Capitol Reef National Park on Friday May 10, 2019. | 28 Sep 2021, 23:19 A cold front through Utah could cause flash floods and high winds in parts of the state on Tuesday afternoon and evening. A National Weather Service […]

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Injured black bear euthanized after collision with vehicle in Glacier National Park

A black bear was euthanized by park rangers after the injured animal was discovered around 2 p.m. on September 23 along Going-to-the-Sun Road two miles east of Rising Sun, according to a press release issued Monday by Glacier National Park. An initial investigation by the National Park Service indicated that the bear suffered insurmountable traumatic […]

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Sequoia National Forest fires continue to rise

California firefighters battled fast-growing wildfires on Monday threatening giant redwoods and small communities in the Sierra Nevada and worked to completely surround an alleged arson that destroyed homes last week. More than 2,000 firefighters were on the lines of the Windy Fire, which was burning in the Tule River Indian Reservation and Sequoia National Forest, […]

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Three accused of being close to bears in Katmai National Park

Three men have been charged with creating dangerous conditions in a closed area and approaching within 50 yards of bears in Katmai National Park, Alaska officials said. Screenshot of Erum Chad on YouTube Three men could end up in jail after officials say they left an observation deck to get closer to feeding the brown […]

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Kaye’s Corner: Yellowstone National Park | Rio Blanco Herald Hours

MEEKER I For a week in September, we had the joy of visiting our country’s oldest national park, Yellowstone, established in 1872. Previous tours have always been fun, but this one included a reunion with my siblings whom I rarely see. Some visitors think the famous “Old Faithful” geyser is the park’s best feature. Indeed, […]

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Coral disease represents an ecological crisis comparable to the 1988 Yellowstone fires

Coral diseases ravage reefs in the Caribbean and Florida. Coral disease represents an ecological crisis greater than the 1988 Yellowstone fires By Caroline Rogers, Ph.D., US Geological Survey A disease that threatens an entire ecosystem lies beneath the surface of the sea – out of sight and out of mind. The disease, which is rapidly […]

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Is the national park system overcrowded?

Since the pandemic first hit the United States, it has forced many people to rethink their leisure activities, embracing the great outdoors and the natural world. This has led to a huge increase in activities like bird watching and gardening, as well as trips to the country’s national parks. But an increase in the number […]

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3 men accused of getting too close to bears in Katmai National Park in Alaska

Screenshot of a man approaching brown bears at Katmai National Park and Preserve, August 9, 2018. The man and two others face criminal charges, the National Park Service said Friday. (Explore.org, National Park Service) US prosecutors have charged three men with leaving a special viewing platform and getting too close to famous salmon fishing bears […]

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Rock formations, wildlife and dark skies

Located in Montrose County, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park has a 53-mile-long canyon that is one of the narrowest and deepest in the western United States. So deep, in fact, that sunlight rarely reaches the bottom, a feature that helped give it its name. This national park attracts expert hikers, avid bird […]

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Search continues for missing man in Yellowstone National Park; brother found dead

GREAT FALLS – Yellowstone National Park search and rescue personnel continue to search for a missing man, after the man’s half-brother is found dead. Search teams found the body of Mark O’Neill along the eastern shore of Shoshone Lake on Monday, September 20, 2021. At this point, there is no word on the possible cause […]

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We still have a chance to save our national parks

The Biden administration launched its America the Beautiful plan to save public lands. (Nikki Boliaux | The New York Times) Hikers take in the view from the top of the Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park, Utah, November 23, 2020. By Donald Falvey | Special at La Tribune | Sep 23, 2021, 2:00 p.m. […]

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Thousands of people battle the threatening sequoias of the KNP complex in Sequoia National Park

THREE RIVERS – Growing armies of firefighters battled wildfires in the heart of California’s redwood country on Wednesday. A sharp increase in personnel has put more than 1,400 firefighters on the lines of the KNP complex blaze in Sequoia National Park, said Ana Beatriz Cholo, fire information officer. The fire remained a threat to the […]

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Kings Canyon National Park is currently closed due to the KNP complex wildfires in California

Details Last update: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 6:08 AM Posted: Wednesday September 22 2021 6:01 AM The closure of Sequoia National Park is still in effect September 22, 2021 – The following areas are temporarily closed to all individuals until further notice: All land within the boundaries of Sequoia National Park west of the Pacific […]

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Governor Jared Polis opposes fatal bison removal from Grand Canyon National Park, says part of herd could be brought to Colorado – CBS Denver

(CBS4) – Two of Colorado’s elected leaders join others in opposing a plan to kill part of a bison herd in Grand Canyon National Park. That includes Governor Jared Polis, who released a statement Tuesday suggesting that the National Park Service should allow some of the animals that are allowed to be hunted to be […]

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Zion National Park Forever Project Hosts Virtual Arts Event and Benefits Park

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – Zion National Park hosts an annual art exhibit to raise funds for park and education programs. The exhibit, “Zion: A Legacy of Art,” is led by The Zion Forever Project, the official non-profit organization of Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and Pipe Spring National Monument. The exhibition runs from […]

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Video shows helicopter rescue of missing hiker in Olympic National Park

Through Seattle Times reporter Video footage shows Coast Guard aircrew hoisting a missing hiker in Olympic National Park Sunday after a search team located him in a ravine near Mount Olson. A helicopter crew from Astoria, Oregon, hoisted the hiker, identified as Jerren Fisher, 26, and transported him to the Olympia Regional Airport. The crew […]

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The body found in a national park is believed to be that of Gabby Petito

A body found in a Wyoming national park where authorities were looking for a missing 22-year-old New York woman is believed to be that of Gabby Petito, from Long Island, federal authorities said. “Earlier today, human remains were found as described by Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Petito,” FBI surveillance agent Charles Jones said at an early evening […]

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Search continues for missing hiker in Olympic National Park

Jerren fisher National park service Courtesy A 26-year-old man has been missing in Olympic National Park since Thursday, according to the National Park Service. Jerren Fisher’s last known location was the start of the Graves Creek Trail in the Quinault Rainforest. Fisher had a wilderness permit from Sept. 8-12 and planned to camp at Enchanted […]

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Acadia National Park on track for a record year

BAR HARBOR – Acadia National Park is on track for a banner year as park officials see no signs of slowing down this fall. The busiest year on record for the park was 2018, with 3.54 million visits. This year, the number could exceed 4 million, Kevin Schneider, park superintendent, told the Acadian Advisory Board. […]

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Wanderlust and Stolen Lands: How to Mindfully Explore the American Outdoors | Public lands

In her book An Indigenous History of the United States, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz argues that the United States idealizes outdoor travel to hide its colonial roots. Many Americans were brought up with the belief that our heritage was an urge to travel. Hunting “wilderness” was our right. But lost in this tradition is the recognition that […]

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Puppy Camera Lets Public See Denali National Parks’ New Sled Dogs

September 17, 2021 | Colleen Coulon Amour Photo courtesy of Denali National Park and PreserveTop row, left to right: Jolie, Merlyn, Gus, DargoBottom row, left to right: Apollo, Sage, Blitz, Boomer Denali National Park introduced the new members of its sled dog team in recent days. Eight puppies were born at the park’s kennel last […]

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Texas National Park warns visitors of increasing numbers of rattlesnakes

If you are visiting Big Bend National Park, you might want to watch out for poisonous rattlesnakes crawling nearby. Texas’ largest national park recently warned its Facebook followers of the spike in sightings on Thursday, September 16. Big Bend officials wrote that many told them they had seen rattlesnakes in recent weeks. In Big Bend, […]

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National Park Service issues concession leaflets for ferries

National Park Service press release: The National Park Service (NPS) issues two concession prospectuses on August 5, 2021, for a 10-year concession contract to operate a passenger ferry service between the South Shore of Long Island and Sailors Haven Marina within of Fire Island National Seashore and for a 10-year concession contract to operate a […]

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Yellowstone National Park sets August record for visitors

Hundreds of thousands of people have flocked to U.S. national parks this summer, breaking a record in Yellowstone as authorities relax domestic travel restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Yellowstone National Park, which is primarily located in Wyoming, set a record in August when the park hosted 921,844 recreational visits, park officials said this week. This […]

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California hiker missing in Yosemite National Park – NBC’s Bay Area

A Californian man who hiked solo in Yosemite National Park is missing, park officials said. Joel Thomazin, 31, of Denair, undertook a hike on September 6 from Hetch Hetchy Reservoir to Eleanor Lake, 9 miles away and planned to return to Hetch Hetchy by September 9. He was declared missing on Saturday, Yosemite National Park […]

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Great Smoky Mountains Requiring Reservations and Parking Fee Near Popular Waterfall Travel and outdoors

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has launched a controversial “pilot project” to charge visitors $ 14 to park near Laurel Falls, one of the park’s most popular attractions. The National Park Service says the “congestion management project” will run until Oct. 3, which is one of the busiest times for the 522,427-acre park. “During […]

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Platypuses to be reintroduced to Australia’s oldest national park after half a century

SYDNEY – Australian scientists are preparing to reintroduce platypuses to the country’s oldest national park after they disappeared from the region nearly 50 years ago, embarking on an ambitious plan to preserve the duck-billed wonders. Platypuses have not been seen in the country’s Royal National Park, about 20 miles south of Sydney, for decades. But […]

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Create a local national park | Weekend magazine

We tend to see national parks as important cornerstones of nature conservation, and they are. But what if there was a way for people like you and me to work together to conserve the country’s largest national park? What if by doing this we could take an important step towards protecting the natural world? That’s […]

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A baby mountain gorilla is born in the Virunga National Park in DR Congo

Published on: 08/28/2021 – 08:15 The famous Virunga National Park in DR Congo announced on Friday the birth of a mountain gorilla in this tourist region threatened by armed groups. The birth of a new male baby took place on the morning of August 22, the park’s communications manager, Olivier Mukisya, told AFP. The discovery […]

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National parks are great. Now let’s create a global park

The startup that turns human ashes into diamonds | Challengers by Freethink www.youtube.com Throughout history, people have disposed of corpses in many ways. Tombs and mounds dating from prehistoric times can be found across the world, often containing both skeletal remains and personal effects. Cremation, the act of reducing corpses to ash and dust, was […]

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Ronald Gonzalez’s Passion for the Outdoors Leads to National Park Job | Local News

UNK graduate Ronald Gonzalez, fourth from right, was interned at Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota this summer and then accepted a full-time ranger position there- low. Courtesy By TYLER ELLYSON, UNK Communications HOT SPRINGS, SD – Ronald Gonzalez has always been interested in wildlife, nature and other “outdoor stuff”. He was born […]

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Search and rescue missions are developing in the network of national parks

Some rescues require helicopters to evacuate the injured from the hinterland, look like this SAR mission in 2011 at the El Malpais / NPS National Monument Search and rescue missions are developing in the network of national parks By Lori Sonken When two New Yorkers sightseeing in Alaska left a Talkeetna airfield near Denali National […]

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Protected national park encroached upon by government entities and private parties, said IHC – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The High Court of Islamabad (IHC) observed that government entities and private parties encroached on the protected national park while the Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB) and civic agencies made the deaf ears to these serious environmental problems. The sighting came during a hearing Tuesday by IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah of a petition […]

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Californian saves children but drowns in Lake Powell

A Californian family’s vacation to Lake Powell ended in tragedy when the father managed to save his children from drowning, but couldn’t save himself. According to a statement from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, the family of four had rented a ski boat to tour the lake. They stopped in the Warm Creek Bay area […]

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Rescue teams search for missing hiker in Olympic National Park

Search and rescue teams were still looking for a hiker in Olympic National Park on Friday after she disappeared Wednesday morning. Cheri Keller, 56, of Olympia, was last seen by her group of hikers at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday near Home Sweet Home Camp, located in the park’s southeast region. Keller was with four other backpackers […]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park temporarily closed due to the Dixie fire

Details Last update: Friday, 06 August 2021 05:57 August 6, 2021 – Mineral, CA – An emergency closure is in place for the entire Lassen Volcanic National Park due to the Dixie Fire, which is active in the remote eastern part of the park. “The temporary closure guarantees firefighters unimpeded access to all areas of […]

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National Park Gateway Town rethinks its congestion promotion strategy: NPR

The gate to Arches National Park will be closed on weekday mornings last month, as it’s often the morning after parking lots and trails fill up quickly. Claire Harbor / NPR Hide captions Change subtitles Claire Harbor / NPR The gate to Arches National Park will be closed on weekday mornings last month, as it’s […]

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Duncan Park receives grant from National Parks Service

Spartanburg, SC (WSPA) – The National Park Service is directing some of its resources to Duncan Park in the City of Spartanburg to help with revitalization. The grant opens the door to expert consultations. Duncan Park located within the city limits of Spartanburg has historic charm and ample opportunity for growth. The momentum generated by […]

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Plan like a ranger when you visit national parks

Attendance at national parks is increasing and should continue to grow throughout the summer. Great Smoky Mountains National Park experiences high monthly visitor numbers, suggesting we could surpass 2019’s record 12.5 million visitors by the end of 2021. Even during the 2020 lockdown, the number of GSMNP visitors reached 12 million. Like many parks and […]

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The best Airbnbs near Mount Rainier National Park

“],” renderIntial “: true,” wordCount “: 350}”> Intrepid visitors to Mount Rainier National Park come climb and climb the 14,410-foot volcano that dominates the state of Washington. But the ascent of Mount Rainier – a technical ascent intended for experienced climbers – isn’t the only thing to do in this northwest gem. You can hike […]

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Glacier National Park records one of the busiest June

Glacier National Park had one of its busiest June last month, with more than half a million visits despite a new reservation system aimed at reducing congestion on the Going-to- route. the-Sun. Park officials recorded 502,581 visits during the month, more than in June 2015 (414,671) or June 2016 (485,017), according to preliminary data. And […]

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10 Essential Ranger Tips For Visiting Everglades National Park

The Everglades National Park has one important purpose: it “provides important habitat for many rare and endangered species, such as the manatee, the American crocodile and the elusive Florida panther.” The enormous park, which has an entrance about an hour from Miami, includes 1.5 million acres of wetlands in Miami Dade, Monroe and Collier counties […]

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Man Sentenced for Illegal Activities and Violations in Yellowstone National Park

GREAT FALLS – Theodore Eugene Garland of Oklahoma was recently convicted of seven counts of illegal activities and violations in Yellowstone National Park. Garland appeared before trial judge Mark Carman in Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming on July 2, 2021, for sentencing. Acting U.S. Attorney Bob Murray said in a press release Monday that Garland, 60, […]

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$ 850,000 Upgrade for Popular Depot Beach Campground in Murramarang National Park

The Depot Beach Campground facilities in Murramarang National Park are about to undergo an $ 850,000 upgrade to better meet the needs of families and improve access for visitors. Kane Weeks, South Coast Director of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), said the popular campground’s facilities have served visitors well for over 30 […]

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Fans rushed after a shooting that injured several people outside the national park

According to the DC team and police, gunfire which injured several people was reported outside the National Park’s Third Base Gate. Washington – Four people were shot dead outside Nationals Park in the Navy Yard neighborhood of Washington, DC on Saturday, the Washington Nationals said in a statement after the game was affected by the […]

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New Jersey family marks seven million visitors to Wind Cave National Park

WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, SD – A family of six made history at Wind Cave National Park when they stopped by the cave on July 14. A member of the Gibello family was the 7 millionth visitor to visit Wind Cave since it became a national park 118 years ago. “With cave tours limited to […]

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Take a peek inside America’s newest national park

FAYTEETVILLE, West Virginia / ABC News – Americans certainly embraced the outdoors in 2020 when businesses closed and sporting seasons were canceled. People took to the great outdoors and walked, ran, and played new sports like golf and tennis. Many visited public lands. The New River Gorge in West Virginia was named the nation’s 63rd […]

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The beta version of the Jenny Lake Explorer app is now available to the public

For a fun and educational digital experience, the Jenny Lake Explorer app is now available to the public, Grand Teton National Park / National Park Service Grand Teton National Park Foundation and Grand Téton National Park are happy to share the launch of the public beta of the Jenny Lake Explorer app, developed and published […]

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Proposal made to extend free access for veterans to all national parks

Blue Hen Falls in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Photo provided by the National Park Service website. WASHINGTON – United States Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Iowa testified before the House Natural Resources Committee hearing on Tuesday in support of bipartisan legislation that would give veterans and families Gold Star free lifetime access to national parks and […]

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The heat warning expires Monday night, but then there could be flash flooding in southern Utah

(National Weather Service) Flash floods are “likely” in most of Utah’s national parks on Tuesday. | July 12, 2021, 3:00 p.m. A warning of excessive heat in much of Utah is due to expire at 9 p.m. Monday, but the danger remains in the forecast: possible flash flooding in southern Utah. Record-breaking or near-record temperatures […]

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Death Valley hits 130 degrees as heat wave sweeps west

FURNACE CREEK, Calif .– For Gary Bryant, walking a tenth of a mile from his modular home to the air-conditioned restaurant where he worked on Saturday was “enough” time outdoors. Mr. Bryant, 64, knows the risks of summer temperatures in Death Valley. He once collapsed under a palm tree from the heat and had to […]

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Whiskey Review: Wyoming Whiskey National Parks Special Bourbon Edition

Editor’s Note: This whiskey was provided to us as a review sample by Wyoming Whiskey. This in no case, by our editorial policies, influenced the final result of this review. It should also be noted that by clicking the purchase link near the bottom of this review, our site receives a small sponsorship payment which […]

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How overcrowded are America’s national parks? See for yourself.

Largely freed from domestic travel restrictions, Americans have flocked to national parks in record numbers this spring and summer. Several parks, including Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park, have already set monthly visit records. Many sites are gearing up for the busiest years in their history. And so, instead of serenity, many visitors […]

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New National Park designation spurs change at New River Gorge

NEW RIVER GORGE, W.Va (NewsNation Now) – When Kyle Kent isn’t teaching social studies in high school, you can find him climbing the Appalachians as a mountain guide. “It only took me a few days to realize ‘Oh wow, I love this place and I think I want to make this house.’ It came really […]

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National parks see visitor numbers increase as people eager to explore the great outdoors

National parks see their number of visitors increase Reports by Maureen Naylor of KTVU. If you are planning to visit a national park this summer, you are not alone. There has been a noticeable increase in travel this year, particularly to national parks. Kristy Clifford of Greenville, SC, with her husband and three children, started […]

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Yosemite National Park Fire Update for July 4, 2021 – Lighting has started several small fires that are currently burning in the park

Current fire in Yosemite National Park July 4, 2021 – From Monday July 28, 2021 to July 2, thunderstorms occurred over Yosemite National Park, creating lightning bolts that sparked 14 fires. Fire managers assessed all fires for an appropriate response. Due to the risk to the safety of visitors and the values ​​of the park, […]

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10 cars set on fire, 7 injured as bushfire hits Gan Hashlosha National Park

A bushfire has spread through Gan Hashlosha National Park, also known by its Arabic name of Sakhne, engulfing at least 10 motor vehicles, Israel police reported on Saturday afternoon. Firefighters reportedly brought the blaze under control. Seven people were evacuated to Ha’emek Medical Center in mild condition due to smoke inhalation, Magen David Adom reported. […]

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Texas plans to reduce haze in national parks without pollution limits

Texas – Texas regulators on Wednesday brought forward a plan to reduce pollution in its national parks that contains no new limits on air pollutants that cause haze and ignores concerns expressed by federal agencies and environmentalists . Texas’ proposed plan – which is required by the federal government to improve visibility in national parks […]

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Spending Bill Relaunches NPS Plan to Commemorate Black Panthers – Thursday July 1, 2021 – www.eenews.net

In 2017, the National Park Service got a grant of $ 98,000 that would have commemorated the legacy of the militant Black Panther Party after the Fraternal Order of the Police complained to President Trump that he would honor the “cop killers. “. Four years later, the plan is back. Democrats on the House Appropriations […]