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Yellowstone

Roads To Yellowstone’s Old Faithful, Canyon Closing For Winter

Roads To Yellowstone’s Old Faithful, Canyon Closing For WinterYellowstone National Park is moving into its winter mode, and that means roads to most of the park's popular tourist destinations, including Old Faithful ,will close for the season at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.

Most visitor services in Yellowstone National Park have already ended for the season.
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California

Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area Visitor Center Opens June 9

Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area Visitor Center Opens June 9

The National Park Service, along with its partners, will open a new visitor center in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) near Los Angeles on Saturday, June 9, 2012.

Located at King Gillette Ranch in the historic heart of the Sant...

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Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon’s Water Pipeline Repaired; Campfire Restrictions Now In Place

Grand Canyon’s Water Pipeline Repaired; Campfire Restrictions Now In Place There's good news and bad news for visitors heading to Grand Canyon National Park for the 2012 summer, and they deal with two basic elements: Water and Fire.

First, potable water is once again available at all filling stations within the Inner Canyon ...
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Yosemite

Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome Cables Ready for Public on May 24

Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome Cables Ready for Public on May 24 Weather permitting, the cables on Half Dome in Yosemite National Park in California will be in place and open for the season on Friday, May 24, 2013, according to park service officials.

The cables provide access to the summit of Half Dome, one of Yos...
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Other NPs

National Parks Close Due to Federal Budget Impasse

National Parks Close Due to Federal Budget Impasse With Congress and President Obama failing to reach agreement on a new funding bill, on Oct. 1, 2013 the National Park Service began shutting down all parks and monuments, including those throughout the West.

The shutdown means that all national parks ...
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