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2 hrs ago | Times Herald

Top reader photos: Snow leopard, lake sunrise and more

We asked for your photos, and you shared! Here's a roundup of your best reader photos today.


Related Topix: Crater Lake National Park

6 hrs ago |

NPS assesses impact of W.Va. attractions

The National Park Service is tallying up the number of visitors to West Virginia scenic attractions and how many dollars they drive to local communities.


Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US National Parks, New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, Gauley River National Recreation Area

10 hrs ago |

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.


Related Topix: National Mall, Life, Veteran Affairs

10 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC The American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial is a project 16 years in the making.


Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, National Mall

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Tourism to Blue Ridge Parkway creates $782 Million in Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service report shows that 12,877,369 visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2013 spent $782,926,000 in communities near the park.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Blue Ridge Parkway, Watauga County, NC

Verde Independent

Tuzigoot National Monument to celebrate 75th anniversary with fee-free open house

The new Tuzigoot Museum and Visitor Center in the 1930s. The site was established as a national monument on July 25, 1939, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt after extensive community collaboration and support.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale, AZ, Anthropology, University of Arizona, Science

NBC Chicago

Marine Wife Had Affair: Court Docs

Erin Corwin and a man she may have been having an affair with planned to go hunting together the day she disappeared, according to court documents As search and rescue teams continue to search the rugged terrain around Joshua Tree National Park for missing 19-year-old pregnant woman Erin Corwin, investigators are not ruling out foul play as a ... (more)


Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA, Celebrities, Christopher Lee

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Fire near GUMO extinguished after growing to 2 acres

Courtesy Photo The Frijole Ridge fire burned from last Monday to last Friday and spread to an estimated two acres of land just north of Guadalupe Mountains National Park.


Related Topix: Fire, US National Parks, Guadalupe Mountains National Park

USA Today

Museum team races to make Alaska dinosaur discoveries

Working on steep slopes in conditions that mimic wintertime in Dallas, a team from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is spending the summer in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve gathering some Museum team races to make Alaska dinosaur discoveries Working on steep slopes in conditions that mimic wintertime in Dallas, a team from the ... (more)


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, US National Parks, Denali National Park And Preserve

Tourism to Ninety Six National Historic Site creates 3.8 million dollars in Economic Benefit

That spending supported 57 jobs in the local area. "Ninety Six National Historic Site is proud to welcome visitors from across the country and around the world," said Superintendent John Slaughter.


Related Topix: Ninety Six National Historic Site, US National Parks, Ninety Six, SC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Baltimore News

Woman with injured leg rescued in Grand Teton

Grand Teton National Park rangers rescued a woman who hurt her leg in a remote area of the Teton Range.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park


Report: Visitor spending up at NM national parks

A new report shows visitors and spending were up last year in national parks across New Mexico.


Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

KING-TV Seattle

Olympic National Park to review goat options after 2010 attack

Four years after a mountain goat fatally gored a hiker in Olympic National Park, officials are looking at ways to manage mountain goats to protect public safety and the environment.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Olympic National Park, Port Angeles, WA

Lexington Herald-Leader

Groups want multi-state trails in Ky, Tenn, Va.

Project backer Rick Stowe told WYMT-TV in Hazard that a single trail system could incorporate hiking, biking and horseback riding.

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Related Topix: Hazard, KY, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

ABC News

Another Tiny Wyoming Town for Sale: Aladdin

If you missed out on buying the tiny Wyoming town of Buford , another village is on the market.


Related Topix: Wyoming, Devils Tower National Monument, Weird

NPS taking more comment on Lamar Ranch plan

The National Park Service is accepting more public comment on proposed infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park

WATE-TV Knoxville

Alcoa students head back to school on Monday, Tuesday

The National Park Service says the Great Smoky Mountains National Park received more than 9,000,000 visitors in 2013 who spent more than $734 million in communities near the park.


Related Topix: Alcoa, TN, US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Blount County, TN

Sun Jul 20, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Bald Eagles Flourishing At Channel Islands National Park

Just as the island fox is flourishing at Channel Islands National Park off California's coast, so are bald eagles, which are now nesting on San Clemente Island.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Channel Islands National Park

KTVK Phoenix

2 bats in Grand Canyon positive for rabies

Grand Canyon National Park officials say two bats from inside the park have tested positive for rabies.


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

$530 million spent at Tenn. national parks in 2013

A report shows more than 8 million people visited Tennessee's national parks last year, spending $530 million in the process.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Shiloh National Military Park, Fort Donelson National Battlefield, Stones River National Battlefield, Andrew Johnson National Historic Site