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Yellowstone

Yellowstone Switches to Oversnow Travel Parkwide

Yellowstone Switches to Oversnow Travel ParkwideWith the park experiencing significant snowfall throughout its boundaries at the end of 2011 and into the New Year, Yellowstone National Park has shifted fully to oversnow travel for visitors and staff.

Rubber- and steel-tracked guided snowcoaches and snowmobiles now are allowed to travel on all interior park roads, with the exception of the road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Norris Junction, which is restricted to rubber-tracked guided snowcoaches only until snow conditions improve.
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Grand Canyon

Artists Get Ready for 4th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

Artists Get Ready for 4th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art The 4th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art will take place from Sept. 8 through Nov. 25, 2012 and park visitors will have the chance to see and purchase works of art from some of the best landscape painters in the country.

Proceeds from the event ...
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California

San Francisco Maritime Park Announces Two Special Dec. 8 Christmas Programs

San Francisco Maritime Park Announces Two Special Dec. 8 Christmas Programs Two special Christmas programs with a definite maritime feel will be offered to the public on Dec. 8, 2012 at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

The first program, Christmas At Sea , will be held Dec. 8, 2012, at 3 p.m. on board the hi...
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Yosemite

Visitor Swept Over Nevada Fall in Yosemite National Park

Visitor Swept Over Nevada Fall in Yosemite National Park In what may prove to be the first water fatality for 2013 at Yosemite National Park in California, a man was swept over Nevada Fall on Saturday, and search and rescue teams on Sunday were still trying to find the man.

At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Sat...
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Other NPs

Utah Strikes Deal to Immediately Re-open Eight National Park Service Sites

Utah Strikes Deal to Immediately Re-open Eight National Park Service Sites Facing an economic disaster for several of its rural communities, the State of Utah has struck a deal with the Department of the Interior to re-open the state's five national parks, Cedar Breaks and Natural Bridges national monuments, and the Glen Ca...
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