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3 hrs ago | KPLR-11

National parks free this weekend, $3 discount on Arch "Journey" & movie

Entrance fees will be waived at all U.S. national park sites this Saturday and Sunday, April 19-20, to kick off National Park Week, which runs through April 27. With more than 400 National Park Service sites covering 84 million acres in the United States, there are plenty of spots to explore.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Gettysburg National Military Park, Yellowstone National Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

5 hrs ago | Canyonlands National Park

National Park Service Announces Fire Restrictions

Due to the continued very high fire danger and current level of fire activity in the State of Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, and Natural Bridges and Hovenweep National Monuments.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Canyonlands National Park

9 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Some Yellowstone National Park Roads To Open Friday

The gates at West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs are set to open at 8 a.m. Friday, providing motorists with access to the Old Faithful area as well as the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks, Gardiner, MT, us Travel, Travel, Weather

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Wallenda scouts Chicago sites for tightrope walk

In this Sunday, June 23, 2013 file photo, daredevil Nik Wallenda speaks during a news conference after crossing a tightrope 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River Gorge, on the Navajo reservation outside the boundaries of Grand Canyon National Park.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Grand Canyon National Park, us Travel, Travel, Entertainment, Television

Cleveland.com

Nesting time for great blue herons at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

On a bright, brisk morning in early March, huge shadows glide back and forth across Bath Road.

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Related Topix: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, US National Parks

News 4 Jax

Acting Cumberland Island chief to stay permanently

Gary Ingram has been filling in as the Park Service's top official for the Cumberland Island National Seashore since January, following the retirement of former superintendent Fred Boyles.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia, Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

The Fresno Bee

Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison

This March 27, 2014 photo provided by the National Park Service shows P-22 a 4 year old male mountain lion who was recaptured in late March by National Park Service biologists.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GPS, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

National Parks Traveler

The Best Of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park , at 2.2 million acres, is a huge, sprawling expanse of wilderness and wonders.

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KIII

Free Admission This Weekend at Padre Island National Seashore

If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend, you may want to head out to the Padre Island National Seashore.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Padre Island National Seashore

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Gazette

City sells West Corinth School property

The city of Corinth has sold the old West Corinth Elementary School property to the Siege and Battle of Corinth Commission for $1,499.

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Related Topix: Corinth, MS, Shiloh National Military Park

Greenwich Citizen

Homestead monument plans prairie burn

Homestead National Monument of America will conduct a prescribed burn on more than 60 acres of its restored tallgrass prairie in southeast Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Homestead National Monument Of America, US National Parks

Greenwich Citizen

Seabird from Atlantic spotted on Alcatraz

Biologists have flocked to Alcatraz Island to get a glimpse of a seabird that is believed to have never previously visited the waters of the Pacific.

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Related Topix: Alcatraz Island

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Trial Set In Proposed Tribal National Park Dispute

A judge has reserved three weeks this summer for a trial involving a proposed tribal national park in southwestern South Dakota.

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Related Topix: Badlands National Park

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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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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WHTC

Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, ratt...

Hundreds of low-level and medium-sized earthquakes have struck central Idaho since last month, puzzling geologists who wonder whether the ruptures portend a much larger temblor to come or are merely the rumblings of a seismic fault previously thought to be dormant.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Challis, ID, Yellowstone National Park

Patch.com

Ospreys Return this Spring To Raise A Family

For the past dozen years or more, during the first full week of April, I have celebrated the return of spring to Sandy Hook Bay and Raritan Bay with an all-day Osprey count along the edge of the estuary.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Gateway National Recreation Area

Examiner.com

'Dead' dog rescued from the mud in Washington

According to Monday's News Tribune, a dog who was believed to be dead was rescued from the mud by rangers at the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area in Washington.

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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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Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park

KTVB Boise

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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