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To encourage visitors to stay active while having fun, Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah has developed a new get-healthy challenge called "Hike the Hoodoos!"

Part hike, part scavenger hunt, visitors must hike at least three miles on specially-marked trails and find "Hike the Hoodoos" benchmark survey markers along the way.
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Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming has temporarily closed climbing routes along the northeast face of Devils Tower in order to protect Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus) possible nesting sites.

The closure, which started April 26, 2012, is an annual event established under the monument's 1995 Climbing Management Plan with authority from the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
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