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Grand Canyon National Park to Celebrate Earth Science Week, National Fossil Day

Grand Canyon National Park to Celebrate Earth Science Week, National Fossil DayVisitors will have even more to experience and enjoy at Grand Canyon National Park during the week of Oct. 14 to 20, 2012 when rangers offer a unique celebration of Earth Science Week (ESW) and National Fossil Day.

Earth Science Week promotes understanding and appreciation of the Earth sciences and their relevance to our daily lives.
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California

California’s Silver Strand State Beach Campground to Offer New Electrical and Water Hookups

California’s Silver Strand State Beach Campground to Offer New Electrical and Water Hookups Summer campground reservations are now being accepted for California's Silver Strand State Beach in San Diego where campers will find new electrical and water hookups and a new sewage dump station.

The improvements are expected to be in place by May 1...
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Yosemite

Climber Dies After Being hit By Falling Rock at Yosemite National Park

Climber Dies After Being hit By Falling Rock at Yosemite National Park A 28-year-old climber visiting from the United Kingdom died in a rock climbing accident at Yosemite National Park in northern California on June 2, 2013.

Felix Joseph Kiernan, from London, England, on Sunday afternoon was climbing on the East Buttress...
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Other NPs

Mount Rushmore, Rocky Mountain National Park Re-opening to Visitors

Mount Rushmore, Rocky Mountain National Park Re-opening to Visitors Two more Western states have reached agreements with the Department of the Interior to open National Park Service sites that provide important jobs and tourist revenue to their local economies.

Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado opened to the pu...
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Grand Teton

Fall Programs Now Underway at Grand Teton National Park

Fall Programs Now Underway at Grand Teton National Park If you've never experienced Grand Teton National Park in the fall, with all of nature's bright colors to thrill you, now's a greate time to scheddule a visit.

Several ranger-led programs are scheduled for the upcoming 2008 fall season through Sept. 30...
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