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Interior Secretary Jewell at the announcement of $400,000 in LCWF monies being released to acquire acreage for the Gaines Mill battlefield/NPS-Mike Litterest The Gaines Mill battlefield in Richmond National Battlefield Park in Virginia is growing by 285 acres thanks to $400,000 from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Rocky Mountain National Park, as seen from Estes Park on Friday, July 11, 2014. One person was killed and seven people were injured Friday afternoon by lightning in Rocky Mountain National Park.
A teenager pleaded not guilty Friday in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter, while two other young men were also charged and the girl's family prepared... A teenager pleaded not guilty Friday in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter, ... (more)
Authorities say a bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight people were hospitalized.
Details were sketchy. KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls, Idaho, reports two people were airlifted to an Idaho Falls hospital and 24 were taken by ambulance to a hospital in Jackson, Wyoming.
Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda and countless others, has died.
A passing motorist tells authorities a "boy went in the sewer" and "his mother is yelling for him" during a 911 call that prompted a frantic search for two Iowa teenagers swept into an open storm drain during a flash flood.
In this photo taken July 2, 2014, Rhonda Hendricks, left, and her husband Doug are splashed by water at the weeping wall along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in West Glacier, Mont.
The ever-changing geology of Yellowstone National Park has melted an asphalt road, blocking access to several popular geysers and other thermal features at the height of tourist season.
The National Park Service oversees 59 national parks, as well as numerous monuments and other recreational and historic sites.
With a big line of storms barreling out of the mountains, we decided to meet at the Lincoln Memorial for a storm chase.
One of the great destinations at Acadia National Park isn't on Mount Desert Island off Maine's coast.
White Sands National Monument offers a variety of activities and programs year-round including hiking, primitive camping, picnics, educational tours, cultural events and more.
Award-winning Colorado author Mary Taylor Young will be the special guest in Estes Park on Friday, July 18 for two events hosted by Macdonald Book Shop and the Estes Valley Library.
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The tourism site, visitrainier.com , wants to help visitors enjoy Mount Rainier's famous wildflowers by offering a wildflower identification guide, wildflower reports and a photo sharing contest.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 01:06 am
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