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Yellowstone’s North Entrance Traffic Plan Approved

Yellowstone’s North Entrance Traffic Plan ApprovedA new plan designed to relieve traffic congestion and improve safety at Yellowstone National Park's historic North Entrance has been approved.

A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) allowing construction to begin on the Gardiner, Montana, North Entrance and associated Park Street infrastructure was signed by the National Park Service Intermountain Region Director Oct. 13, 2011.
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California

San Francisco Maritime Visitor Center Opens Major New Exhibit

San Francisco Maritime Visitor Center Opens Major New Exhibit "The Waterfront," a major new exhibit at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park's Visitor Center, officially opens Thursday, April 19, 2012 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m.

Reflecting San Francisco's rich and culturally diverse marit...
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Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Reopens North Kaibab Trail Following Pipeline Failure

Grand Canyon Reopens North Kaibab Trail Following Pipeline Failure A hiking trail closure in effect since May 31 was lifted June 2, 2012 between Roaring Springs and Cottonwood Campground on the North Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park.

A temporary route through the damaged section has been established, howeve...
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Yosemite

Yosemite’s Half Dome Cables Day Use Permits Now Available for Reservation

Yosemite’s Half Dome Cables Day Use Permits Now Available for Reservation Yosemite National Park's Half Dome cables day use permits for the 2013 hiking season are now available for reservation through March 31, 2013 at the www.recreation.gov Web site, according to the National Park Service.

Permits to hike to the top of Half ...
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Other NPs

Chiricahua National Monument’s Bonita Canyon Campground Reopens

Chiricahua National Monument’s Bonita Canyon Campground Reopens Editor's Note: On Oct. 1, 2013, the National Park Service began shutting all of its parks and monuments due to a lack of appropriations. When Congress and the President reach an agreement on the federal budget, parks will again reopen, including Chir...
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