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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Crater Lake National Park, US National Parks

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.

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Examiner.com

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.

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

NBC29

Shenandoah National Park Tourism Creates Millions in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service report shows that 1.14 million visitors to Shenandoah National Park in 2013 spent $72.4 million in communities near the park.

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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.

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

KHOU-TV Houston

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.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Acadia National Park honored by TV show viewers

With its rugged coastline and spectacular views from Cadillac Mountain, it's a special place for many Mainers and now it seems all of America thinks Acadia is pretty special too.

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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.

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

WTMA-AM North Charleston

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.

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

Washington Times

Seeing the sights on D.C.'s National Mall

The National Mall offers an breathtaking panoramic view of the U.S. Capitol building, a must see sight on the list of many Washington, D.C. tourists.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial

Patch.com

Leave the Drones at Home When Visiting Cape Cod National Seashore

Don't take the drones with you when you head out to the Cape Cod National Seashore this summer.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Cape Cod National Seashore, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Olympic Park begins to develop mountain goat management plan

The National Park Service is beginning the process to develop a mountain goat management for Washington's Olympic National Park, superintendent Sarah Creachbaum announced this week.

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Cape Cod Times

Portion of Marconi Beach blocked off due to unexploded ordinance

Cape Cod National Seashore park rangers have blocked off a 300-foot perimeter around what officials say is unexploded military ordnance at Marconi Beach.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Missing Hikers Found in Shenandoah National Park

According to Karen Beck-Herzog with the National Park Service, the women were hiking on the Old Rag Mountain in an area known for being steep and rocky.

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Farmington Daily Times

Aztec Ruins National Monument and Chaco Culture National Historical...

Last year, Aztec Ruins National Monument and Chaco Culture National Historical Park collectively added more than $3.8 million and 52 jobs to the local economy.

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ABC15.com

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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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."

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

KSL-TV

5 must do adventures at Zion National Park

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

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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.

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

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