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2 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Shenandoah National Park

6 hrs ago | 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.

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

10 hrs ago | ABC15.com

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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10 hrs ago | 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."

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

11 hrs ago | KSL-TV

5 must do adventures at Zion National Park

This story is sponsored by Utah.com . From hiking and camping to touring the national parks, Utah.com has everything on what to do and where to stay in Utah.

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14 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Independence National Historical Park, Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

18 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

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.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US National Parks, New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, Gauley River National Recreation Area

19 hrs ago | 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.

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

23 hrs ago | KFBB

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.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KFBB

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.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Fire near GUMO extinguished after growing to 2 acres

Courtesy Photo The Frijole Ridge fire burned from last Monday to last Friday and spread to an estimated two acres of land just north of Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

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Related Topix: Fire, US National Parks, Guadalupe Mountains National Park

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Heat Turns Yellowstone Road to - Soup'

A tourist route in Yellowstone National Park was ordered closed this month when the road's asphalt melted during a period of warmer-than-usual temperatures.

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USA Today

Museum team races to make Alaska dinosaur discoveries

Working on steep slopes in conditions that mimic wintertime in Dallas, a team from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is spending the summer in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve gathering some Museum team races to make Alaska dinosaur discoveries Working on steep slopes in conditions that mimic wintertime in Dallas, a team from the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, US National Parks, Denali National Park And Preserve

GwdToday.com

Tourism to Ninety Six National Historic Site creates 3.8 million dollars in Economic Benefit

That spending supported 57 jobs in the local area. "Ninety Six National Historic Site is proud to welcome visitors from across the country and around the world," said Superintendent John Slaughter.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Another tiny Wyoming town for sale: Aladdin

Aladdin is available for $1.5 million. The buyer will get 30 acres and 15 buildings in northeastern Wyoming, including a 118-year-old general store that's still operating.

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Related Topix: Devils Tower National Monument, US National Parks

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Tom Lowe's "Mojave Moonlight" Debuts at The G2 Gallery

Well-known commercial producer displays the skills as a fine art photographer that earned his appointment as a National Park Mojave Moonlight, a solo exhibition of nightscapes from fine art photographer and National Park Service Artist-in-Residence Tom Lowe opens July 29th at the G2 Gallery in Venice, California.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Mojave National Preserve, Photography, Arts

KING-TV Seattle

Olympic National Park to review goat options after 2010 attack

Four years after a mountain goat fatally gored a hiker in Olympic National Park, officials are looking at ways to manage mountain goats to protect public safety and the environment.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Olympic National Park, Port Angeles, WA

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