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Yellowstone

Yellowstone’s 2012-13 Winter Season Begins

Yellowstone’s 2012-13 Winter Season BeginsYellowstone National Park's 2012-13 winter season for the public officially opened today, Dec. 15, 2012.

Visitors are now able to travel to the park's interior roads on commercially guided snowmobiles or snowcoaches from the North, West and South Entrances. Travel through the park's East Entrance over Sylvan Pass is scheduled to begin Dec. 22.
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Grand Canyon

Free Telescope Viewing at Grand Canyon National Park’s Star Party

Free Telescope Viewing at Grand Canyon National Park’s Star Party Planets, stars, galaxies, the man in the moon, all will be on center stage for the 23rd annual Grand Canyon Star Party from June 8 through June 15, 2013 on the South and North rims of Grand Canyon National Park.

This event is sponsored by the National...
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California

Lava Beds National Monument Forms Cave Rescue Team

Lava Beds National Monument Forms Cave Rescue Team Lava Beds National Monument in Tulelake, California now has a group of certified staff ready to conduct a safe and efficient cave rescue should the need arise, the National Park Service announced on July 22, 2013.
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Yosemite

Federal Shutdown Pushing Yosemite Travelers To Find Other Attractions in the Region

Federal Shutdown Pushing Yosemite Travelers To Find Other Attractions in the Region With Yosemite National Park now closed due to the federal budget shutdown, the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau in Oakhurst, California has been busy helping travelers who had intended on visiting the park find alternative things to do and places to v...
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Other NPs

Petrified Forest National Park Adds 4,265 Fossil-Filled Acres

Petrified Forest National Park Adds 4,265 Fossil-Filled Acres The National Park Service, The Conservation Fund and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) celebrated the addition of 4,265 acres to Petrified Forest National Park on Jan. 1, 2014.

Purchased by The Conservation Fund in January 2013 with a s...
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