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2 hrs ago | Pensacola News Journal

Ken Burns' touching personal connection to Shen...

Ken Burns sat down with USA TODAY and shared a touching story about his first trip to Shenandoah National Park.

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6 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Yes, the Government Can Turn Even the Grand Canyon Into a Money Pit

Grand Canyon National Park has unrivaled views, and a steady flood of tourists eager for a look, and for a place to get a bite and sleep while they're visiting.

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10 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

3rd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a drone in the park.

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13 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

Park celebrates Wilderness Act's 50th anniversary with free activities starting Friday

Special activities and a day of free entry to Olympic National Park will mark the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act this coming weekend.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Daily News-Record

A Walk On The Wild Side

Danney Arel, 5, of Richmond, examines a model of a black bear skull Sunday outside the Byrd Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park.

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ABC News

Elk Rut Begins in Yellowstone National Park

Park spokesman Al Nash says bull elk are much more aggressive toward people and vehicles this time of year, and visitors should keep a safe distance from the animals and look around corners before exiting buildings or walking around blind spots.

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Peninsula Daily News

Registration now open for Sept. 20 coastal beach cleanup

OTHER WAYS TO VOLUNTEER: People who aren't physically able to carry filled bags off of the beach can help by serving as a registration station beach captain, assisting with registering volunteers and ensuring they fill out the proper paperwork and follow safety guidelines.

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Daily Kos

Glacier Park: The Swiftcurrent Nature Trail

The following photographs were taken in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park in Montana on August 20, 2014.

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Peninsula Daily News

Native bees talks set today in Olympic National Park

Entomologist Jessica Rykken will tell about her survey of native bees in Olympic National Park in two programs today.

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Examiner.com

Pumped up kicks: Death in the Grand Canyon

Our national parks are a place to reflect, relax, and take in a preserved sanctuary of how the United States used to look back in the day.

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County 10 News

Northern Arapaho Tribe invited to present culture ties to Rocky Mountain National Park

Four eagles greeted the morning, flying above the spectators at Estes Park, Colorado.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Canaveral National Seashore bans use of drones

Drone operators take note, Canaveral National Seashore has issued a ban on the operation of unmanned aircraft.

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The Wichita Eagle

New date estimate for Canyonlands rock art

Utah State University scientists have determined that world-renowned rock art of life-sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently than what had long been believed.

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NewsOK.com

Olympic National Park bans drones amid US order

Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum last week approved rules barring unmanned aircraft within park boundaries.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks rescues near 90

Rangers have conducted nearly 90 search-and-rescue operations in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks so far this year.

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The Republic

Log jam traps 40 boats in northwestern Indiana

A northwestern Indiana port authority has hired two marinas to clear a log jam that's preventing about 40 boats from reaching Lake Michigan.

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USA Today

Go underground: Exploring Virginia's caverns

Its cave-rooms are truly vast, and Luray's keepers are insistent on preserving/presenting the caverns in their natural state so as to maintain US National Natural Landmark status.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Glacier National Park chalets celebrate a century

Around a bend on Glacier's Highline Trail, the chalet comes into view, notifying weary hikers their trek is nearly over, or for day hikers, that a cold Gatorade and a place to rest awaits them.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBS Local

Third Tourist Cited For Flying Drone In Yellowstone National Park

For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a drone in the park.

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Examiner.com

Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower is a remarkable geologic feature in South Dakota. It was featured in the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."

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