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Keweenaw park employee named superintendent of Fort Laramie Historic Site

A 24-year veteran of the National Park Service has been named superintendent of Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Wyoming.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Instrumental, Tom Baker, Keweenaw National Historical Park

Wed Aug 27, 2014

New in the Natural State: A trip to Pea Ridge National Military Park

Daniel Armbruster takes a quick trip to Pea Ridge National Military Park to explore some history in Arkansas! Check out this new installment of 40/29's New in the Natural State.


Related Topix: Pea Ridge National Military Park, US National Parks, Benton County, AR

Farmington Daily Times

Bucket List: Hovenweep National Monument allows visitors to take a look back in time

Manuela Cerruti first visited Hovenweep National Monument a few years ago. Since that first visit, the Los Angeles woman has stopped by the monument once a year to walk the two-mile trail along the rim of the canyon and admire the ancestral Puebloan buildings.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Hovenweep National Monument, Loveland, CO


Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is ready and rearing for the end-of-Summer rush. All campgrounds, stores, services, lodging, service stations, restaurants, and other activities and services will be open for the public to enjoy this Labor Day Weekend.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks, Weather

KCDZ 107.7 FM

Applications Accepted for Joshua Tree National Park Research Grants

Applications are being accepted for Joshua Tree national Park research Grants. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to applya Graduate students interested in doing research on some aspect of the natural or cultural resources of Joshua Tree National Park are invited to apply for the Robert Lee Graduate Student Research Grant.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park

R & D

Yellowstone super-eruption would send ash across North America

In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Geology, Science, us Travel, Travel

National Parks Traveler

A Visual Tour Of Lassen Volcanic National Park

It's big, it's bold, and you can hike to the summit of Lassen Peak if you have the time/Kurt Repanshek North of Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Joshua Tree, and a host of other national park units in California, you might say Lassen Volcanic National Park gets no respect.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Lassen Volcanic National Park

National Parks Traveler

Railfest 2014 Coming To Steamtown National Historic Site This Weekend

Train fans looking for their fill of rail history should think about heading to Steamtown National Historic Site in eastern Pennsylvania this coming weekend for Railfest 2014.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Steamtown National Historic Site, Pennsylvania, Scranton, PA, Moscow, PA


New Dates for Prehistoric Paintings in Utah's Great Gallery

Joel Pederson, Steven Simms, and Tammy Rittenour of the Utah State University, Melissa Jackson Chapot of Aberystwyth University, Reza Sohbati and Andrew Murray of Aarhus University and the Technical University of Denmark, and Gary Cox of Canyonlands National Park have used luminescence dating techniques to document the timing of geologic events in ... (more)


Related Topix: Canyonlands National Park, US National Parks


Cuyahoga Valley National Park remains the focus for the search of a young woman

"Q" is Canada's liveliest arts, culture and entertainment magazine. It's a smart and surprising tour through personalities and cultural issues that matter.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Take a walk on the bottom of a former lake

The now-dry bed of Lake Aldwell - no longer a bare moonscape as trees, grasses and other native plants sewn by both nature and man take hold - is waiting to be explored.


Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks, Archaeology, Anthropology, Geology, Science


Man's body pulled from waters of Lake Mohave

Authorities have pulled a body from the waters of Lake Mohave near the spot where a 31-year-old Southern California man went missing a week earlier.


Related Topix: Lake Mead National Recreation Area, US National Parks

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

GSMNP celebrates 98 years

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will celebrated the 98th birthday of the National Park Service on Monday, Aug. 25. Park visitors are encouraged to participate in one of the many ranger-led programs at park visitor centers or enjoy exploring the park along a scenic roadway, trail or river.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Yellowstone National Park

National Parks Traveler

A 50th Anniversary Upgrade for Peaks of Otter Lodge on Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway's Peaks of Otter Lodge will celebrate this year's 50th anniversary with substantial guest room upgrades by new concessionaire Delaware North Corporation.


Related Topix: Blue Ridge Parkway

The Baltimore Sun

Traffic: Collision on I-695 inner loop

All lanes are open on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Linthicum on Tuesday morning with the clearing of a three-vehicle collision prior to the Baltimore Washington Parkway, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Baltimore Washington Parkway, Cockeysville, MD

Jackson Hole Radio

Seasonal Employee Found Dead in Teton Park

Search teams found the body of a Russian man missing for several days in Grand Teton National Park.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Vatican connection to Washington Monument

Built as a symbolic tribute to honor the first president of the United States, George Washington, the 555-foot marble obelisk known as the Washington Monument dominates the United States Capital skyline.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, Weather

National Parks Traveler

"Bone Digger" Interns Fuel Their Passion At Dinosaur National Monument

These young paleontologists are photographing and mapping the world famous deposit of ancient bones at Dinosaur National Monument .


Related Topix: Dinosaur National Monument, US National Parks, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, University of Colorado Boulder

The Fresno Bee

California launches controversial effort to add more names to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

When he was a boy back in Oregon – before his mother remarried and brought him to West Sacramento – Gregory Keith Hodson put together model airplanes, and his father suspended them on fishing line over his bed.


Related Topix: California, US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, West Sacramento, CA, Sacramento, CA

Roll Call

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada Hopes to Change Perception of 'Melting Pot' With National Mall Exhibit

The National Mall is getting a new face this fall, composed of approximately 2,000 tons of sand, 800 tons of soil, 10,000 wooden pegs and miles of twine.


Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Roll Call