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The Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks and the National Park Service have been working with community officials from Grand and San Juan County, retired park rangers, and Canyonlands Natural History Association to plan the celebration, for the 50 year anniversary of Canyonlands National Park.
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Fresh air and birding are on tap this Saturday at Theodore Roosevelt National Park , where the annual Christmas Bird Count will be conducted in the park's South Unit.
As reported here Sunday , the National Audubon Society designated areas around Canyonlands National Park a Globally Important Bird Area .
An unidentified pair of visitors to Yellowstone National Park in 1997 photograph the Old Faithful geyser as it rockets 100-feet skyward in Wyoming.
A Kiva Room, top, and the exterior of the lodging units at Mesa Verde National Park.
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The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has backed away from a plan to force cattle ranchers from their leased lands for a 100,000-acre bison reserve in the South Unit of Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota.
The structures on this property will be removed and the landscape rehabilitated so it reflects its appearance in September 1862.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund honored veterans and active-duty military personnel on Monday during its 17th Annual Christmas Tree Ceremony at The Wall.
The Summit Road at Scotts Bluff National Monument will be open, weather permitting, from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, December 20, 21, and 22, so visitors may view the holiday lights of the surrounding area.
'I pushed and he went over': Newly-released tapes show Montana newlywed confessing to killing her husband in argument on a cliff Unseen FBI interviews have been released showing a newlywed confessing to pushing her husband of eight days off a cliff as they argued about her second thoughts about the marriage.
Especially with the 352-foot-high Doric monument that dominates the skyline of South Bass Island in Lake Erie off Ohio's North Coast.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing a 2014 bighorn sheep hunting season with two slight modifications from last year.
A study by Stony Brook University researchers shows the breach that cut through Fire Island during Superstorm Sandy is stabilizing and has improved nearby water quality.
By GORDON JACKSON The Brunswick News ST. MARYS -- Cumberland Island National Seashore got international recognition when John Kennedy Jr. married at a church on the north end of the barrier island in 1996.