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2 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Acadia National Park, Maine, Glacier National Park

4 hrs ago | 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, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Yosemite Valley, CA

8 hrs ago | 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.


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

10 hrs ago | 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.


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

14 hrs ago |

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.


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

19 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Olympic National Park

21 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Cape Cod National Seashore

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.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Shenandoah National Park

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.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Aztec Ruins National Monument, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Aztec, NM

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."


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


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

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

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

National Parks Traveler

Exploring The Parks: Oregon National Historic Trail In Wyoming

Plant yourself -- leaning into the wind, of course -- on the open prairie near South Pass City, Wyoming, and you can quickly envision the setting that faced Conestoga-riding emigrants more than a century ago in their exodus to the West Coast.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Oregon National Historic Trail, Fort Laramie National Historic Site


Federal judge won't reduce bison protester's fine

A judge has refused to reduce a fine against a man who chained himself to a concrete-filled drum to protest the slaughter of bison from Yellowstone National Park earlier this year.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Man found dead after apparent fall in Grand Teton

A 36-year-old man was found dead after he apparently fell from a cliff in Grand Teton National Park.


Related Topix: Teton, Recreational Vehicle

NBC New York

Marine Wife Had Affair: Court Docs

Erin Corwin and a man she may have been having an affair with planned to go hunting together the day she disappeared, according to court documents As search and rescue teams continue to search the rugged terrain around Joshua Tree National Park for missing 19-year-old pregnant woman Erin Corwin, investigators are not ruling out foul play as a ... (more)


Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA, Celebrities, Christopher Lee

Verde Independent

Tuzigoot National Monument to celebrate 75th anniversary with fee-free open house

The new Tuzigoot Museum and Visitor Center in the 1930s. The site was established as a national monument on July 25, 1939, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt after extensive community collaboration and support.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale, AZ, Anthropology, University of Arizona, Science

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Tourism to Blue Ridge Parkway creates $782 Million in Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service report shows that 12,877,369 visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2013 spent $782,926,000 in communities near the park.


Related Topix: Blue Ridge Parkway, US National Parks, Watauga County, NC