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Manuela Cerruti first visited Hovenweep National Monument a few years ago. Since that first visit, the Los Angeles woman has stopped by the monument once a year to walk the two-mile trail along the rim of the canyon and admire the ancestral Puebloan buildings.
In this Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, Scott Small, and other National Forest Service crew members work to restore terrain that was bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against Rim Fire on a nordic ski trail along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif.
Park officials say 21-year-old Kassandra "Kassie" Wieferich was found dead Tuesday night in the Old Faithful Lodge area.
In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.
Those words on the West Point headstone of 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing succinctly enshrine the determination of the man who helped turn the tide at Gettysburg during the Civil War.
National Park Service rangers have discovered a fire on one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that they say has been burning for weeks.
Jennifer Bergman: "I am trying to get my boys to all 50 states. We achieved state #34, Utah, earlier in August with trips to both Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park.
The now-dry bed of Lake Aldwell - no longer a bare moonscape as trees, grasses and other native plants sewn by both nature and man take hold - is waiting to be explored.
A former Marine accused of having an affair with the 19-year-old wife of a fellow Marine pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges in her death, officials said.
Authorities have pulled a body from the waters of Lake Mohave near the spot where a 31-year-old Southern California man went missing a week earlier.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park will celebrated the 98th birthday of the National Park Service on Monday, Aug. 25. Park visitors are encouraged to participate in one of the many ranger-led programs at park visitor centers or enjoy exploring the park along a scenic roadway, trail or river.
All lanes are open on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Linthicum on Tuesday morning with the clearing of a three-vehicle collision prior to the Baltimore Washington Parkway, according to the state Department of Transportation.
These young paleontologists are photographing and mapping the world famous deposit of ancient bones at Dinosaur National Monument .
Built as a symbolic tribute to honor the first president of the United States, George Washington, the 555-foot marble obelisk known as the Washington Monument dominates the United States Capital skyline.
When he was a boy back in Oregon – before his mother remarried and brought him to West Sacramento – Gregory Keith Hodson put together model airplanes, and his father suspended them on fishing line over his bed.
When you get past the glitter, girls and gambling, Las Vegas, Nev., is primarily high desert.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:38 am
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