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3 hrs ago | Tahoe Daily Tribune

Low water levels taking toll on Lake Tahoe rec businesses

Low water levels are threatening boating on Lake Tahoe. Starting July 28, Sand Harbor's boat ramp will be closed for the remainder of the season, according to Nevada Division of State Parks.

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5 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

Alaska National Guard rescues Kobuk River rafter

The Alaska Air National Guard has rescued a hiker who had been rafting down the Kobuk River when his raft overturned in the Gates of the Arctic National Park.

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10 hrs ago | Newham Recorder

Canning Town students experience Olympics legacy with whitewater rafting in Lee Valley

Students from Eastlea Community School experienced the legacy of the Olympics when they went whitewater rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre Students from Newham had a taste of the legacy of Olympics when they braved the rapids at Lee Valley White Water Centre, the world class venue that hosted the London 2012 Canoe Slalom event.

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11 hrs ago | Hamilton County News

Challenge promotes the Adirondacks

Gov. Andrew Cuomo initiates a friendly water fight with the raft containing Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver before they head down the Indian River during the Second Annual Adirondack Challenge Sunday, July 20. Gov. Andrew Cuomo shares a few quiet moments with daughters Michaela and Cara at Gore Mountain Lodge, at the end of the Adirondack Challenge ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Fodor's

10 Most Unusual Landmarks in the U.S.

Fodor's may use your e-mail address to send you relevant information on site updates, account changes, and offers.

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16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Project nightmare: 1982's Runaway Nightmare gets LA theatrical premiere

With obscure, rare and previously unavailable theatrical films finding their way via digital media into your home - and, surely, your heart - it's getting harder and harder to unearth something nobody's ever heard of.

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19 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Family trips with teens can be funFamily trips with teens can be...

It may not be cool for teenagers to travel with their parents, but here are five strategies to make family trips more fun.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Madison Publishing

International volunteers clean up Whistler

A family gets ready for an afternoon of rafting the River of Golden Dreams. An international group of tourists have helped clean up the river, among other volunteer activities.

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Daily Kos

"Anywhere So Beautiful"

No matter how much I love my job, being away from Mary and the kids while I travel for work is always tough.

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TrekEarth

Leh to Sham Valley

Taken on the way to Sham Valley from Leh, Ladakh district of J&K in India. There you find the confluence of Zanskar and Indus river where the main attraction is rafting.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Cooler weather helps contain Oregon wildfires

Cooler temperatures over the weekend helped firefighters contain the dozen large fires burning across Oregon.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Vermont's Shumlin, Cuomo tie in NY rafting race

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin have raced to a tie in a friendly whitewater rafting competition highlighting the Adirondacks' recreational opportunities.

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Sun-Star

Rafting rate hike pushed due to expensive...

DUE to the changes in their operations, the six whitewater rafting operators in Cagayan de Oro hinted on wanting to increase the rates of the services they offer.

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Watertown Daily Times

In the Eaglea s grasp: Apollo 11 moon landing showed power of human ingenuity

Some people travel to one of the extraordinary sites under the stewardship of the U.S. National Park Service.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KOAT-TV

White Water Rafting

Meteorologist Byron Morton straps on life jacket and hits the rapids, to find out how the drought is affecting the rivers and the popular businesses which rely on them.

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KOAT-TV

Whitewater rafting popular despite the drought

River rafting is a popular recreational activity in New Mexico, but with the ongoing drought, how much water is in the rivers? Meteorologist Byron Morton strapped on a life jacket and jumped in a raft to find out how one rafting company is ready to get you soaked.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Nantahala Outdoor Center promotes youth fitness this summer

Nantahala Outdoor Center/special to the news sentinel Rafters run the Lesser Wesser Falls on the Nantahala River last year at the Nantahala Outdoor Center near Bryson City, N.C. This summer, the world-famous paddling school located in Bryson City, N.C., has scheduled a series of events aimed at increasing that number.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Canoe/Kayak, Outdoor Recreation, Sports

Nepalnews.com

How not to attract tourists

Dealing with cabbies at the Tribhuvan International Airport is a nightmarish experience for foreign visitors, who come to Nepal for different purposes, including trekking, mountaineering, whitewater rafting, sightseeing, cultural tours, paragliding, heli-skiing and more.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Journal

Riding river makes for relaxing ride

A wet June left the waterway with plenty of water, deep enough to pass over submerged logs and sandbars with ease.

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Hamilton County News

Second Annual Adirondack Challenge is Sunday

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today, July 18, announced details for the 2nd Annual Adirondack Challenge, which is designed to promote tourism and recreational opportunities in the region.

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