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Crater Lake National Park, seven great hikes at one of 7 Wonders of Oregon

Here are seven wonderful hikes at Crater Lake National Park and its surroundings, in the southern Oregon Cascades of Klamath, Douglas and Jackson counties: This is No.


Related Topix: Oregon, US National Parks, Crater Lake National Park, Wallowa, OR, Cove, OR, Travel

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Arkansas' national park sites draw 2.8 million

Rachel and Brian Kinney walk with their children Brian Jr. , Nevaeh and Kierstin along Bath House Row in Hot Springs in 2010.


Related Topix: Hot Springs, AR, US National Parks, Hot Springs National Park, Buffalo National River

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Nearly 1M national park visitors deliver $67M to Oregon

Click through to take a look to see where Crater Lake ranks, in terms of size, among all Oregon national parks.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Crater Lake National Park

Deseret News

Smoke jumpers engage fire at Dinosaur National Monument

The fire was one of several in the area caused by lightning in the past 24 hours, according to the monument's acting fire management officer, Andy Bundshuh.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Dinosaur National Monument

Alluvial fan in Rocky Mountain National Park

The view of the largest alluvial fan in Rocky Mountain National Park taken from a lookout on Trail Ridge Road.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Natural Disasters, Flood, Geology, Science

Maine's Acadia National Park Named 'America's Favorite Place'

Bass Harbor Head Light is one of Maine's most recognizable lighthouses. It sits atop a rocky coastline on Mount Desert Island in Acadia National Park.


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

National Parks Traveler

Parks And Local Economies-Observations From Glacier National Park

Visitors and local businesses alike were happy to see the Going-to-the-Sun Road open for the season on July 3, 2014.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Glacier National Park, Weather, Opinion


Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.


Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks, University of Florida, Home Gardening, Home

National Parks Traveler

Yosemite National Park Decision To Close Some Curry Village Housing Possibly Saved Lives

Rockfall hazard and risk in Yosemite Valley's Curry Village. Cabin damage resulting from an October 2008 rockfall.


Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, Yosemite Valley, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Voting under way for final Nevada 150th medallions

The fourth and final medallion commemorating Nevada's Sesquicentennial will feature Lake Tahoe, Great Basin National Park, Hoover Dam or a combination tribute to cattle drives and casinos.


Related Topix: Great Basin National Park

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Marine's Wife Miscarried Months Before She Went Missing, Friend Says

The wife of a Marine who vanished nearly one month ago had suffered a miscarriage a few months before her disappearance, a close friend said.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park, San Bernardino County, CA, Twentynine Palms, CA

News Observer

UMaine players cited for alcohol in national park

Acadia National Park rangers charged three players with underage drinking at Sand Beach over the weekend.


Related Topix: University of Maine, Acadia National Park

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Acadia National Park Is America's Favorite Place

When ABC's Good Morning America put out a call this month for your favorite places in America, the response was overwhelming.


Related Topix: Acadia National Park

Business Journal

$196M: Economic benefit of Philadelphia's national parks last year, despite decline in visitors

Despite less visitors to Philadelphia's historic parks in 2013, spending increased to $196 million in communities near the parks - the result of more than 3.5 million visitors.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Independence National Historical Park, Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

LA Weekly

Busted for Off-Leash Dog, Man Ordered Not to Leave Southern California

Chaparral-covered hillsides dotted with oaks surround both sides of a barbed-wire fence with signs reading: "U.S. boundary."


Related Topix: US National Parks, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Channel Islands National Park, Mojave National Preserve

Wed Jul 23, 2014


5 must do adventures at Zion National Park

This story is sponsored by . From hiking and camping to touring the national parks, has everything on what to do and where to stay in Utah.


Related Topix: Zion National Park, US National Parks

3rd swimmer missing in 3 days at Lake Mead

It's the third time since Sunday search and rescue crews have been dispatched to look for swimmers who disappeared in waters near the Arizona line.


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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

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

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