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Kartchner Caverns State Park Prepares 10th Anniversary Celebration

Kartchner Caverns State Park Prepares 10th Anniversary CelebrationArizona's stunning Kartchner Caverns State Park marks its 10th anniversary in November and park officials have lined up a variety of activities and workshops to help celebrate the birthday.

On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7 and 8, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the park will have hour-by-hour activities and cave tours if visitors have booked tours in advance.
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Yellowstone

Rangers Identify Woman Who Died in Yellowstone Fall

Rangers Identify Woman Who Died in Yellowstone Fall Yellowstone National Park rangers have identified the woman who accidentally fell to her death on June 7, 2012 as 18-year old Maria "Masha" Sergeyevna Rumyantseva of Kaliningrad, Russia.

Rumyantseva was a Yellowstone concession employee on her first d...
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Grand Canyon

Plenty to Celebrate at Grand Canyon’s Earth Day Weekend Festivities

Plenty to Celebrate at Grand Canyon’s Earth Day Weekend Festivities Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona will celebrate the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day with a weekend of fun activities from April 19 to 21, 2013.

The weekend will include a film about Western conservationist Aldo Leopold, a keynote presentation by au...
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California

New Catamaran To Add Service to Channel Islands National Park

New Catamaran To Add Service to Channel Islands National Park

Island Packers, the official concessioner for Channel Islands National Park along the Southern California coastline, will celebrate 45 years in business with the christening of their new 64-foot catamaran next on, April 30, 2013, in Ventura Harbor.

Th...

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Yosemite

Yosemite National Park Remains Open; Rim Fire 80 Percent Contained

Yosemite National Park Remains Open; Rim Fire 80 Percent ContainedEven though smoke has settled into the Yosemite Valley, as of Sept. 3, 2013, the Rim Fire was now 80 percent contained and most of Yosemite National Park remains open for the public to enjoy.
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