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Exploring The Waterworks Deep Inside The Inner Gorge Of Grand Canyon National Park

What exists within the place known as the "Inner Gorge" of Grand Canyon National Park ? The following video follows three scientists as they explore springs spouting from deep within this section of the park.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Herald

Boy Scout Troop 13's Glacier National Park High Adventure Trip of 2014

Bethlehem Lutheran Church's Troop 13 in St. Charles continues their tradition of going on High Adventures trips during the summer.

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Seattle Times

A flood of lovely national-park photos: Submit yours

Today's the last day to submit your photos of Washington's national parks for our Seattle Times photo contest.

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Business & Heritage Clarksville

Fort Donelson National Battlefield creates $15,037,000 in economic benefit

DOVER, TN: A new National Park Service report shows that 247,734 visitors to Fort Donelson National Battlefield in 2013 spent $15,037,000 in communities near the park.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

World Ranger Day to be observed Thursday in Rocky Mountain National Park

The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center auditorium.

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Red Bluff Daily News

Lassen Volcanic National Park and NASA to host annual Dark Sky Festival

Park Superintendent Darlene Koontz said the festival is expected to be filled with exciting activities for all ages.

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Evening Sun

Superintendent set to leave Gettysburg parks for four months

Gettysburg battlefield's superintendent will leave the park for four months as part of a leadership development program, according to the National Park Service.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Eisenhower National Historic Site, Non-Profit, Saint Gaudens National Historic Site

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

El Portal fire creeps up on Yosemite National Park

The massive El Portal fire in central California swelled to 3,545 acres Wednesday and has cut off several access points into Yosemite National Park .

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OregonLive.com

Summer Adventures in Utah: Arches National Park, home to over 2,000 sandstone arches

For the vast majority of people, the first thing that probably comes to mind when arches cross the mind is, none other, than the "Golden Arches" .

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Sunherald.com

Yellowstone considers quarantine program for bison

Wednesday's announcement comes after the Department of Interior last month identified public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for relocated Yellowstone bison.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling... Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in ... (more)

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The Wichita Eagle

Man claims tampering in case over bombing videos

In this Saturday, April 19, 2014 file photo, Susan Winchester, chairman of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundations, speaks at the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, during a ceremony to mark the 19th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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KMBC-TV

Teen dies in fall at Rocky Mountain National Park

8:04 RIGHT NOW. A LENEXA TEEN HAS DIED CLIMBING NEAR ONE OF COLORADO'S MOST POPULAR PEAKS IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

USA Today

Wednesday's forecast: Very wet across Rockies, Plains

Thunderstorms are expected throughout the Rockies, as flash flood warning will go into effect later Wednesday.

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OregonLive.com

Summer Adventures in Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park (your photos)

If you like to hike, and you like high elevations, you're in luck, because Rocky Mountain National Park has all of that ... and more.

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The Fresno Bee

Fire crews make slow progress on Yosemite fire as rain chances rise

Firefighters made slow progress Monday to carve containment lines around the 2,600-acre El Portal blaze on the western edge of Yosemite National Park as thunderclouds overhead offered a hope of rain -- and a threat of lightning that could make things worse.

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Albany Times Union

Gains made on California fire that burned 19 homes

Over a hundred residents of El Portal, Calif., on the western edge of Yosemite National Park listen to park and fire officials about the status of the evacuation and the fire in their community on Monday, July 28, 2014.

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KSFO-AM San Francisco

Homes, Campgrounds Evacuated Near Yosemite Wildfire

Firefighters in northern California are battling large wildfires, attempting to extinguish a blaze near Yosemite National Park that quadrupled in size over the weekend.

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks said in a statement that staffers were searching Monday night for Austin Shedd, who disappeared after getting separated from a group of hikers.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KOMO News

Olympic National Park to move threatened chalet

Olympic National Park says it's moving forward with a plan to move a historic chalet that's being threatened by the shifting east fork of the Quinault River.

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