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Homestead National Monument Celebrates Ethnic Traditions at Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures

Homestead National Monument Celebrates Ethnic Traditions at Winter Festival of Prairie CulturesSee sparkling decorations from many countries showcasing ethnic traditions at both the Education Center and Heritage Centers at Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, Nebraska, from Nov. 29 through Dec. 31, 2013.

The Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures features the winter traditions of people who lived on the Great Plains during the homesteading era. Decorated trees and tabletop displays feature ornaments and hand-made crafts that reflect the spirit of hope, humor, traditions, and generosity which characterized settlers of the West. Cultures represented include Czech, French, German, Hispanic, Irish, Jewish, Polish, Scottish, Swedish, and Welsh.
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Grand Teton

Laurance Rockefeller Preserve Center Offers Grand Teton Visitors High Def Way To Experience Park

Laurance Rockefeller Preserve Center Offers Grand Teton Visitors High Def Way To Experience Park Officially it's known as the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve, others simply know it as the Preserve, but whatever you call it, visitors to Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park will come to know it as some of the most breathtaking country in America, ...
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Arizona

Nature Hikes, Historic Talks on Tap at Red Rock State Park

Nature Hikes, Historic Talks on Tap at Red Rock State Park Red Rock State Park in Sedona, Arizona, a 286-acre nature preserve and environmental education center, offers the perfect backdrop for fall nature hikes and historic talks.

Trails throughout the park wind through manzanita and juniper to reach the ric...
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Yellowstone

Rangers Recover Body of Woman Who Fell from Yellowstone’s Inspiration Point

Rangers Recover Body of Woman Who Fell from Yellowstone’s Inspiration Point Rangers have recovered the body of a young woman who accidentally fell to her death June 7, 2012 near Inspiration Point in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

The 18-year-old woman, a Yellowstone concession employee on her first day in the park, was ...
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Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Lottery Opens for 2014 Noncommercial River Trip Permits

Grand Canyon Lottery Opens for 2014 Noncommercial River Trip Permits The National Park Service is now accepting applications for noncommercial river trip permits to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park for 2014.

The permits will be for specific launch dates within calendar year 2014. A total of 45...
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