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4 hrs ago | Pensacola News Journal

Ken Burns' touching personal connection to Shen...

Ken Burns sat down with USA TODAY and shared a touching story about his first trip to Shenandoah National Park.

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8 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

Native American politics heat up in Wyoming

The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes share the Wind River Indian Reservation, a block of land in central Wyoming that's roughly the size of Yellowstone National Park.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park, Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ethete, WY, Fremont County, WY, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

12 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

3rd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a drone in the park.

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15 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Readers flock to National Book Festival in DC

For die-hard book lovers, the National Mall was the perfect place for the celebrated National Book Festival, the largest festival of its kind in the country.

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Related Topix: National Mall, US News, John Lewis, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, George Washington University

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Kos

Glacier Park: The Swiftcurrent Nature Trail

The following photographs were taken in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park in Montana on August 20, 2014.

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ABC News

Elk Rut Begins in Yellowstone National Park

Park spokesman Al Nash says bull elk are much more aggressive toward people and vehicles this time of year, and visitors should keep a safe distance from the animals and look around corners before exiting buildings or walking around blind spots.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks, Travel

KREM-TV Spokane

Eatonville Post Office to be named for murdered park ranger

The U.S. Postal Service is paying tribute to National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson who was shot and killed in 2012 while doing her job at Mount Rainier National Park.

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Related Topix: Mount Rainier National Park, Spokane, WA

Examiner.com

Pumped up kicks: Death in the Grand Canyon

Our national parks are a place to reflect, relax, and take in a preserved sanctuary of how the United States used to look back in the day.

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Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, Grand Canyon National Park, US National Parks, Supernatural

The Raw Story

Eruption of Yellowstone supervolcano could spell the end of the US: geologists

According to an article published by United States Geological Survey scientist Larry Mastin in the latest edition of Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems , an eruption of the supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park would blanket much of the United States in a meter of ash.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, us Travel, Travel, Yellowstone National Park

ABC15.com

Fire in N Az reaches 300 acres to benefit forest

A fire in Northern Arizona has reached about 300 acres since it was located by fire officials on August 26, but crews are going to let the fire benefit the forest.

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Related Topix: Fire, Grand Canyon National Park

County 10 News

Northern Arapaho Tribe invited to present culture ties to Rocky Mountain National Park

Four eagles greeted the morning, flying above the spectators at Estes Park, Colorado.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO, Grand Lake, CO

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.

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Related Topix: Death Valley, CA, Death Valley National Park, Oceanography, Science, UC San Diego

Examiner.com

Dragons Mouth at Yellowstone National Park

One of the interesting features that you can see during a trip to Yellowstone National Park is called the Dragon's Mouth.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks rescues near 90

Rangers have conducted nearly 90 search-and-rescue operations in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks so far this year.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Renowned rock art in Utah is younger than believed

This undated photo provided by Utah State University shows the Holy Ghost group of the Great Gallery, a striking Barrier Canyon-style rock painting in Horseshoe Canyon of southern Utah's Canyonlands National Park.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Utah State University, Canyonlands National Park

The Republic

Log jam traps 40 boats in northwestern Indiana

A northwestern Indiana port authority has hired two marinas to clear a log jam that's preventing about 40 boats from reaching Lake Michigan.

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Related Topix: Portage, IN, Weather, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, US National Parks

Examiner.com

Canaveral National Seashore bans use of drones

Drone operators take note, Canaveral National Seashore has issued a ban on the operation of unmanned aircraft.

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The Wichita Eagle

New date estimate for Canyonlands rock art

Utah State University scientists have determined that world-renowned rock art of life-sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently than what had long been believed.

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Related Topix: Utah State University, US National Parks, Canyonlands National Park, Entertainment

Salt Lake Tribune

Glacier National Park chalets celebrate a century

Around a bend on Glacier's Highline Trail, the chalet comes into view, notifying weary hikers their trek is nearly over, or for day hikers, that a cold Gatorade and a place to rest awaits them.

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Related Topix: Glacier National Park, US National Parks

Sat Aug 30, 2014

NewsOK.com

Elk rut begins in Yellowstone National Park

Park spokesman Al Nash says bull elk are much more aggressive toward people and vehicles this time of year, and visitors should keep a safe distance from the animals and look around corners before exiting buildings or walking around blind spots.

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