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Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed one home grew significantly overnight.
Visitors watch the release of Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings into the ocean at the Malaquite Beach Visitor Center at Padre Island National Seashore on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Recent lightning strikes have ignited four small fires in the Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks, a park service spokeswoman said Saturday.
A fire near Yosemite National Park has burned over 2,000 acres of land, more than four times as much land as it had on Saturday.
The National Park Service rangers are searching for a bear wounded in an encounter with a hiker in Glacier National Park.
In this Saturday, April 19, 2014 file photo, Susan Winchester, chairman of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundations, speaks at the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, during a ceremony to mark the 19th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Smoke from a fire in the Foresta area of Yosemite National Park can be seen from this screenshot of the National Park Service webcam on Turtleback Dome on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car.
Fire crews have contained two of four blazes burning Saturday in remote areas of the Dinosaur National Monument near the Colorado-Utah state line.
The body of an unidentified man has been recovered from the approach to Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park , where rangers found themselves working another search-and-rescue in the mountains leading into the night Friday.
The large submerged mat of oil mixed with sand, shells and water just off the Gulf Islands National Seashore's Fort Pickens beach is being removed by a cleanup crew digging it up by hand.
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.
Click through to take a look to see where Crater Lake ranks, in terms of size, among all Oregon national parks.
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.
The view of the largest alluvial fan in Rocky Mountain National Park taken from a lookout on Trail Ridge Road.
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.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 02:02 am
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