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2 hrs ago | Grand Canyon News
In 2012, visitors spent $454 million in neighbouring communities in turn supporting 6,010 local jobs.
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7 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph
The temple mound at the Ocmulgee National Monument is seen in 2010 from the swamp below the mound between the monument and the property often referred to as the Ocmulgee Old Fields.
11 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times
Chaco Culture National Historical Park and Aztec Ruins National Monument had 83,788 visitors and supported 65 jobs, according to the 2012 National Park Visitor Spending Effects Report that was released in late February.
15 hrs ago | LiveScience
Thanks to the government shutdown and Hurricane Sandy, America's national parks saw a three percent drop in visitors last year compared to 2012, the National Park Service announced today .
A Murray County man has been ordered to pay $15,000 dollars to the government after he cut down trees in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.
Rocky Mountain National Park was one of the most popular in the country last year with nearly 3 million visits, according to a U.S. Department of the Interior report released Monday.
Authorities are investigating the death of a West Virginia man who collapsed at the entrance to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Winter cull of Yellowstone National Park bison done Yellowstone National Park officials said management actions to reduce the number of bison in the park are done for the winter, with 263 bison killed by hunters, 258 rounded up and given to tribes for slaughter and 60 transferred alive to the U.S.
Visitor parking is a major problem during peak season at Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, with 73 spaces in Wolfe Ranch parking lot filling fast and vehicles spilling onto a roadway.
Mickey Eisenberg of Seattle atop Three Way Peak in Mount Rainier National Park. Eisenberg and fellow climber Gene Yore recently wrote an e-book guide to climbing 100 peaks in Mount Rainier National Park.
A Pineapple express - a warm and wet weather system that transports warm and wet air from the Hawaiian Pacific via jet stream - has led to a day-long closure of the Trans-Canada through Glacier National Park.
Visitors on the Natchez Trace Parkway spent nearly $126 million in 2012, supporting more than 1,550 jobs, a new National Park Service report shows.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed removing a dam on the Green River near Mammoth Cave National Park.
The winter bison reduction at Yellowstone has ended, but not before authorities neeed the help of a welder to remove a protester.
Diane Muno decided a few years ago to run four Estes Park businesses in a bid to stay afloat in a seasonal, tourism-driven economy.
No park rangers welcoming you to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Gates shuttered at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.