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1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

Indiana Dunes parks aim to showcase diversity

Officials at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park want people to know they have much more than just sand.


Related Topix: Indiana, US National Parks, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Recreation areas reopening after Yosemite fire

Stanislaus National Forest officials say they are opening several seasonal roads, campgrounds and day use areas, including Rainbow Pool Day Use Area and Rim of the World Vista.


Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Crater Lake's annual snowfall gradually declining

Crater Lake National Park averaged 460 inches of snow each year between 2000 and 2013.


Related Topix: Crater Lake National Park, Weather

13 hrs ago | The Olympian

Olympic unveils new Junior Ranger booklet for kids

Young visitors to Olympic National Park can enhance their experience by completing "Ocean Stewards," a new addition to the park's Junior Ranger program.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US National Parks, Olympic National Park, Port Angeles, WA, North Cascades National Park

Sat Apr 19, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Families, Rescue Workers Gather For 19th Annual Remembrance Ceremony

People will gather for the 19th Annual Remembrance Ceremony Saturday morning at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, 620 N. Harvey Ave. The ceremony will begin shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Oklahoma City National Memorial, Mary Fallin, US Governors

'Sweep The Hooch' Collects 7 Tons Of Waste From River

The largest one-day river cleanup in metro Atlanta collected its largest amount of trash in its short history.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Chattahoochee (Atlanta, GA), Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, US National Parks

National Parks Traveler

Olympic National Park Officials Searching For Way To Save Enchanted Valley Chalet

Olympic National Park officials are searching for ways to protect the Enchanted Valley Chalet.


Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks

The Review

Birdwatcher tracks species along NE Ohio trail

It is not much of an exaggeration to say that Douglas W. Vogus knows almost every colorful bird along the Towpath Trail.


Related Topix: Akron, OH, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Peninsula, OH, Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Post and Courier

Patriots Point breaks ground on new Vietnam War exhibit nearly 50 years after conflict

"Slowly over the years Paul has sparingly relinquished information about his experiences in Vietnam," said Pat Watters about her husband, who was an UH-1 pilot with the Navy Seawolves in Vietnam.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Mount Pleasant, SC, Life, Veteran Affairs, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

National Parks Traveler

Yellowstone National Park Juggles Contract Holders For Over-Snow Concessions

The business landscape for winter tour operators in Yellowstone National Park saw a shake-up this week as the National Park Service awarded a series of concessions contracts that will remain in effect for the next decade.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Easter Sunrise Services at Lincoln Memorial, National Cemetery

See local Easter service information and share your service details by clicking "Events" in the toolbar at the top of this page.


Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, US Army, US Military

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Oklahoma City bombing museum sees technology boost

A memorial and museum built to remember the worst act of domestic terrorism on American soil is in the midst of a $7 million upgrade so it can better portray how different the world was when Timothy McVeigh blew up the Oklahoma City federal building 19 years ago Saturday.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

Weyburn Review

Crews remove snow on Denali Park road, which is now open to Mile 30

In a sure sign of spring, and a perk to those living in Alaska, the only road into Denali National Park and Preserve was opened Friday to Mile 30. Officials say weather permitting, the road will remain open to that mile marker until May 20, when tour buses begin running for the summer.


Related Topix: Denali National Park And Preserve, Weather

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Woman Shares Story Behind Photo Of OKC Bombing Victim's Grandbaby

Montoya gave Newcastle photographer Autumn Moore permission to share Cohen's newborn pictures on Facebook.


Related Topix: Newcastle, OK, Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks


National parks free this weekend, $3 discount on Arch "Journey" & movie

Entrance fees will be waived at all U.S. national park sites this Saturday and Sunday, April 19-20, to kick off National Park Week, which runs through April 27. With more than 400 National Park Service sites covering 84 million acres in the United States, there are plenty of spots to explore.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Gettysburg National Military Park, Yellowstone National Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Canyonlands National Park

National Park Service Announces Fire Restrictions

Due to the continued very high fire danger and current level of fire activity in the State of Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, and Natural Bridges and Hovenweep National Monuments.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Canyonlands National Park

National Parks Traveler

Some Yellowstone National Park Roads To Open Friday

The gates at West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs are set to open at 8 a.m. Friday, providing motorists with access to the Old Faithful area as well as the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks, Gardiner, MT, us Travel, Travel, Weather

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Wallenda scouts Chicago sites for tightrope walk

In this Sunday, June 23, 2013 file photo, daredevil Nik Wallenda speaks during a news conference after crossing a tightrope 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River Gorge, on the Navajo reservation outside the boundaries of Grand Canyon National Park.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Grand Canyon National Park, us Travel, Travel, Entertainment, Television

Nesting time for great blue herons at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

On a bright, brisk morning in early March, huge shadows glide back and forth across Bath Road.


Related Topix: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, US National Parks

News 4 Jax

Acting Cumberland Island chief to stay permanently

Gary Ingram has been filling in as the Park Service's top official for the Cumberland Island National Seashore since January, following the retirement of former superintendent Fred Boyles.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia, Jimmy Carter National Historic Site