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Grand Canyon National Park

GRANDEUR... synonymous to the Grand Canyon. A visit to the Grand Canyon National Park will leave visitors breathless and thankful to have been engulfed in such magnificence.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Olympic National Park Officials Searching For Way To Save Enchanted Valley Chalet

Olympic National Park officials are searching for ways to protect the Enchanted Valley Chalet.

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National Parks Traveler

Yellowstone National Park Juggles Contract Holders For Over-Snow Concessions

The business landscape for winter tour operators in Yellowstone National Park saw a shake-up this week as the National Park Service awarded a series of concessions contracts that will remain in effect for the next decade.

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The Times-Picayune

Jean Lafitte's 'Spring in Swamp' the perfect time to visit wildflowers and wildlife

Spring wildflowers are in bloom, frogs are frolicking, migratory birds are returning from to their summer home and alligators are looking for romance.

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Restored tallgrass prairie blackened in Nebraska

More than 60 acres of restored tallgrass prairie has been burned at the Homestead National Monument of America in southeast Nebraska.

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A memorial and museum built to remember the worst act of domestic terrorism on American soil is in the midst of a $7 million upgrade so it can better portray how different the world was when Timothy McVeigh blew up the Oklahoma City federal building 19 years ago Saturday.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Woman Shares Story Behind Photo Of OKC Bombing Victim's Grandbaby

Montoya gave Newcastle photographer Autumn Moore permission to share Cohen's newborn pictures on Facebook.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad Caverns: Extra precautions after white nose syndrome spreads to half of United States

Photo courtesy Peter Jones/National Park Service Mexican free-tailed bats fly out of the entrance to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

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KVIA-TV El Paso

National parks free this weekend

Entrance fees will be waived at all U.S. national park sites this Saturday and Sunday 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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National Parks Traveler

Fish In National Parks From Alaska To Colorado Have Unhealthy Mercury Levels

Timing often is happenstance, but with Earth Day arriving next week, word of high mercury levels in fish in national parks from Alaska to Colorado is particularly sobering.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Denali National Park And Preserve, Rocky Mountain National Park, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Aztec churches come together for Easter sunrise service

In the biblical story of the resurrection, three women checked on Jesus' body in a tomb at sunrise on the third day after his death.

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Related Topix: Aztec, NM, US National Parks, Aztec Ruins National Monument

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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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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KCTV5

Revolutionary War tunnel preserved, explored in Ninety Six

Historians and firefighters are working to preserve a siege tunnel that dates back to the Revolutionary War in the South Carolina town of Ninety Six.

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The Times-Tribune

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Rock 107 34th Birthday Bash, with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, doors open 7 p.m., the Woodlands, 1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, $15.

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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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Visitors will have to pay more to tour the two National Park Service caves in the Black Hills starting April 30. The service on Wednesday announced fee increases for tours at Jewel Cave National Monument and Wind Cave National Park.

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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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Norwalk Citizen News

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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