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24 min ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Fees resume at Lake Mead

The National Park Service said entrance fees for Lake Mead National Recreation Area have resumed. Officials started charging to go through the area Sunday.

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4 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

St. Simons Island couple asks county to help protect the view of historic Bloody Marsh

This is the view from the Bloody Marsh unit of Fort Frederica National Monument on St. Simons Island. A couple who bought 12 acres of marsh want Glynn County or other residents to buy up marsh around Bloody Marsh to protect the historic vista from encroachment.

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8 hrs ago | The Republic

Colorado deputies search for 2 missing boys

Authorities in Colorado were searching for two boys missing in the rugged Comanche Peak Wilderness north of Rocky Mountain National Park. Larimer County officials say the boys, ages 11 and 12, were hunting small game with a group from the area.

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9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Details

Gorgeous hand crafted log home and guest house situated on three picturesque acres in Wilson. Ideally located only steps away from restaurant and market amenities in the Aspens, and less than 5 miles from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Grand Teton National Park.

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14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Autumn Time in Asheville

This fall, head to Asheville , North Carolina , situated in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smoky Mountain range. The Biltmore Estate , one of the most famous landmarks in the area, the charming atmosphere, and friendly people make Asheville a favorite vacation destination.

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18 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Denali road crews juggle access with protection

In this photo taken Aug. 28, 2014, road work leader Rick Weibel waves to a road grader while making the rounds to the work sites along the Park Road in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve. The workers on the Denali National Park and Preserve road crews spend their time navigating a narrow path between two imposing bodies.

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18 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Denali road crews juggle access with protection

In this photo taken Aug. 28, 2014, road work leader Rick Weibel waves to a road grader while making the rounds to the work sites along the Park Road in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve. The workers on the Denali National Park and Preserve road crews spend their time navigating a narrow path between two imposing bodies.

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20 hrs ago | HeraldNet

River trio shows Elwha's wild side

As it winds through Olympic National Park, it doesn't take long to discover the character of the Elwha River is different, wilder. There are gravel beaches at many of the river bends.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

PennLive.com

Copper thief suspect electrocuted at Valley Forge

Police said they believe a man was electrocuted at Valley Forge National Historical Park while trying to steal cooper wiring from an electrical box. Police responding to a 911 call from the man's friend found the victim partly inside a 4,100-volt electrical box.

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National Parks Traveler

Special Tours At Fort Union National Monument Offer Rare Chance To Visit Site Of The First Fort Union

The remains of the third, and final, Fort Union are the major feature at the park, and are located about 3/4 mile from the first fort. NPS photo.

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KOMO News

Dams removed, chinook spotted in upper Elwha River

Olympic National Park says that for the first time in more than a century, chinook salmon have been spotted in the upper reaches of the Elwha River following the recent removal of two dams. Fisheries staff equipped with snorkels confirmed the presence of the three big fish above where the final chunks of the 210-foot-tall Glines Canyon dam were blasted away last month.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Public comment underway for off-road vehicle plan

The public has additional time to comment on a draft plan for the management of off-road vehicle use at Cape Lookout National Seashore.

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The Review

Traveling Vietnam wall in Lisbon this weekend

The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is set up in Lisbon for this weekend only.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Volunteers sought for trail work in Hurricane Ridge area

Volunteers are sought to help the Olympic National Park crew repair and improve trails in the Hurricane Ridge area this month. They will work on the Grand Valley, Klahhane Ridge, Switchback, Elk Mountain and Badger Valley trails.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Caverns closed because of rainfall, Guadalupe Mountains remain open

CARLSBAD >> Carlsbad Caverns National Park closed early on Friday afternoon because of a threat of flash flooding in the area. Continued storms have drenched Eddy and Lea counties since Thursday evening, leading to record rainfall in Loving and flash floods in the northern part of Artesia, according to the National Weather Service.

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Deseret News

Zion National Park extends trail closure dates

Spring flowers decorate switchbacks on the West Rim trail of Angels Landing hike in Zion National Park, March 30. Following two major rain events this month, Zion National Park is forced to push back the weekday reopening of the East Rim Trail from Sept. 19 to Oct. 3. Following two major rain events this month, Zion National Park is forced to push back the weekday reopening of the East Rim Trail from Sept.

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Red Bluff Daily News

Lassen Volcanic National Park looking for input on Bumpass Hell trails

MINERAL >> Lassen Volcanic National Park wants your ideas on managing the trails and to improve access in the Bumpass Hell basin area. While the Bumpass Hell basin is a popular destination for many visitors to the park, including school groups, it is also a large hydrothermal area that exemplifies the dynamic, ever-changing geologic environment found at Lassen.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Rocky Mountain National Park Centennial Celebration Paint Out

Estes Park, Colo. The Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters , in partnership with Rocky Mountain National Park and The Rocky Mountain Conservancy, will hold a series of events to celebrate the national park's centennial anniversary and commemorate the important role that artists played in the park's early years.

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SFGate

Yosemite fire: Half Dome cables to reopen Saturday

Park officials said the Meadow Fire, burning east of Half Dome near Little Yosemite Valley, was 23 percent contained as of Thursday morning. Authorities believe it ignited in a lightning storm July 19, then exploded Sunday in heavy winds, forcing a series of helicopter evacuations from the park's popular backcountry.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Love the Loch: Lake hike in Rocky Mountain National Park a good one for families, if you're willing | GreeleyTribune.com

LOVE THE LOCH: Lake hike in Rocky Mountain National Park a good one for families, if you're willing to work a bit Kate England rests on a rock while Andie England gazes out to The Loch in Rocky Mountain National Park. The hike is a popular one for families.

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