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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.


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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.


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

National Public Radio

The Fasting 5K: No Food, No Water, No Problem For Muslim Runners

Participants completed a 3-mile loop around the National Mall - without food or water since sunrise.


Related Topix: Fasting, Health, National Mall, Boston, NY, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

Free Republic

The Obama Administration Will Seize Land from the Lakota Sioux if They aren’t Stopped

The only barrier standing in the way of another shameful broken treaty with our Native Americans is the U.S. Congress.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Badlands National Park


Fire Island shipwreck of 1922 focus of park service tour

A park ranger explains what remains at the wreck of the Bessie White, an early 1900's shipwreck uncovered by Hurricane Sandy near Watch Hill, NY, July 19 2014.


Related Topix: Fire Island, NY, Fire Island National Seashore

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Visitors take in Marin's first festival at a Coast Miwok village

From left, Sky Road Webb, Dean Hoaglin and Brian Wilson open the Big Time Festival with a traditional song at a recreated Kule Loklo Indian village at Point Reyes National Seashore on Saturday.


Related Topix: Point Reyes National Seashore, US National Parks, Life, Food, Food Festival, Nicasio, CA, Woodacre, CA

National Parks Traveler

Silver Lake Docks At Cape Hatteras National Seashore Back In Service

The National Park Service's Silver Lake pier and docks at Cape Hatteras National Seashore are back in service./NPS Repairs to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore's Silver Lake pier and docks, which were damaged by Hurricane Sandy, have been completed and the facilities are now open to the public.


Related Topix: Cape Hatteras National Seashore, US National Parks, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Study says national parks boost economy in West

Wyoming saw $723.3 million in spending by visitors to parks and monuments run by the National Park Service; Montana, $397.3 million; and Idaho, $29.4 million.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway

Study says national parks boost economy in West

National parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year, according to a new study.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park

The News Tribune

Kenya's tradition: Bead work still vital to tribes

This photo taken July 2, 2014 shows beds and jewelry displayed at the Kenya bead and jewelry making tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington.


Related Topix: National Mall, World News, Kenya,

CBS Local

National Parks In Mass. Took In $470 Million Last Year

The report from the National Park Service shows that nearly 9.7 million people visited national parks in the state last year, supporting nearly 6,000 jobs.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Lowell National Historical Park, Cape Cod National Seashore, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park