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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Best view ever: Tickets to go on sale for reopening Washington Monument

After $15 million in repairs and a shutdown of some 32 months, the Washington Monument is reopening in May - and you can start reserving your tickets Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Tagged Razorback Suckers Hoped To Seek Out Others In Colorado River Of Grand Canyon National Park

A small number of fish released into the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park hopefully will turn into tattletales.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Cleveland.com

Junior Rangers assembling at Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Brecksville Morning Update

Cuyahoga Valley National Park will celebrate National Junior Ranger Day from noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ledges Shelter, which is at Truxell and Kendall Park roads in Peninsula.

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National Parks Traveler

Is The Human Footprint Strangling Old Faithful In Yellowstone National Park?

We all go through growing pains as we get older, and that seems to be the case with the Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park , as the geyser isn't as faithful as it once was and could eventually go dormant.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Earth Day celebration at Rocky Mountain National Park on April 19

Come celebrate Earth Day at Rocky Mountain National Park. A special Earth Day event will be held Saturday, April 19, at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Earth Day is a great way the world can unite around the importance of environmental service.

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NBC Los Angeles

Yosemite Innkeepers Await Tourists' Return

The Rim Fire scorched more than 400 square miles of forest land in and around Yosemite National Park.

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KFBB

Yellowstone elk count marred by weather

Wildlife officials say the annual count of a major elk herd that migrates between Yellowstone National Park and Montana was unable to be completed this year.

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New River Gorge National River

2014 youth arts in the parks art contest exhibit

In partnership with Tamarack and the school systems of Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh, and Summers counties, New River Gorge National River sponsored an art contest for area students in grades K - 12. Students learned about the region's wildflowers and Appalachian ecology while they created art using watercolors, oil pastels, pencils, clay, paper, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Appalachia, VA, US National Parks, New River Gorge National River

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Voice of America

Mass Pillow Fight Turns Washington into Urban Playground

Hundreds of people gathered in more than 100 cities around the world this month to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.

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

WBIR-TV Knoxville

A lot of road work slated to begin soon in the SmokiesA lot of road...

A woman is in the hospital after reportedly staying in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for nearly two weeks.

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Greenwich Citizen

River undercutting historic Olympic Park chalet

The East Fork of the Quinault River is moving faster than plans to save the historic Enchanted Valley Chalet in Olympic National Park.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Suicide suspected in man's fall in Yosemite

Authorities say suicide is suspected in the death of a man who apparently jumped from the top of a popular climbing spot in Yosemite National Park.

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Lowell National Historical Park

LoWellness Festival April 26, 2014

Are you ready to get healthy? Grow your garden? Dance and stretch? Play outside? Find your personal wellness at the Lo Wellness Festival on Saturday, April 26th, at Lowell National Historical Park's Boott Cotton Mills Museum Complex.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, US National Parks, Lowell National Historical Park, Fitness, Yoga

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Five finalists announced for One Book One Valley 2014

Now through April 25, the Estes Valley Library invites cardholders to cast their vote for this year's One Book One Valley all-community reading event.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Work Begins to Complete Sleeping Bear Dunes Trail

Construction gets underway this spring to complete a bicycle trail between Glen Arbor and Empire in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

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Related Topix: Empire, MI, Glen Arbor, MI, US National Parks, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Traverse City, MI

KFBB

Study looks at Old Faithful area and development

A new study on the geology and hydrology in the area around Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park provides suggestions on how to avoid harming the famous geyser.

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National Parks Traveler

Anonymous Donor Gives $2.2 Million For Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Some of the $2.2 million donation will go towards paying down the debt on the park's Oconaluftee Visitor Center near Cherokee, N.C./Great Smoky Mountains Association.

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Lowell National Historical Park

Families! Celebrate Spring at April Play-Cation 2014

Create your artistic masterpiece, explore the outdoors, go to the movies and lots more at April Play-Cation 2014! Lowell Play-Cation brings free family fun to local families during Massachusetts school vacation week, April 19-26, 2014.

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Arches National Park

Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world.

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Tallmadge Express

Guest Column: Spring is time to find birds, wildflowers in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Like many of you, I have been enjoying the early signs of spring in my yard. Birds are singing and tulips have poked out of the ground.

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