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Red Rock Canyon NCA:Nevada's World-Class Rock Climbing Center

Red Rock Canyon NCA:Nevada's World-Class Rock Climbing CenterOne of the Southwest's most popular places to visit, the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (NCA), just 17 miles outside of the Las Vegas Strip, is getting a new $23 million visitor center, along with money to remove brush and improve landscaping.

Red Rock Canyon was designated Nevada's first National Conservation Area in 1990. More than one million people a year visit the 195,819-acre park unit, which includes a 13-mile scenic drive, 30 miles of hiking trails, picnic areas, campground, interpretive boardwalk, and visitor center.
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Grand Teton

Grand Teton National Park Offering Variety of Fall 2009 Programs

Grand Teton National Park Offering Variety of Fall 2009 ProgramsTo celebrate the many changes that autumn brings to Wyoming's majestic Grand Teton National Park, a variety of programs will be offered for visitors beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009.
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Arizona

Vegetarian Dinosaur Comes Home to Arizona’s Glen Canyon Dam

Vegetarian Dinosaur Comes Home to Arizona’s Glen Canyon Dam The Bureau of Reclamation and the National Park Service have combined forces to bring a special dinosaur exhibit from the Museum of Northern Arizona to the Carl Hayden Visitor Center at Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Arizona.

Included is the free-standing s...
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Rocky Mountain

Rocky Mountain National Park’s Trail Ridge Road Closes to Through Travel for Winter Season

Rocky Mountain National Park’s Trail Ridge Road Closes to Through Travel for Winter Season Winter-like conditions of drifting snow, high winds and below-freezing temperatures above 10,000 feet have caused rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado to close the historic Trail Ridge Road for the season to through travel.

"We continue...
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Yellowstone

Most Roads In Yellowstone National Park Now Closed For The Season

Most Roads In Yellowstone National Park Now Closed For The Season Roads to most of Yellowstone National Park's popular tourist destinations close for the season at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 so park staff members can begin preparing the roads for limited, commercially guided snowmobile and snowcoach travel for the...
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