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Castle Rock Cut Opens for Boaters at Glen Canyon

Castle Rock Cut Opens for Boaters at Glen CanyonThe Castle Rock Cut, a boat passage linking Glen Canyon National Recreational Area's Wahweap and Warm Creek Bays, has been opened to boat travel.

With the cut open, boaters no longer need to travel through The Narrows to reach uplake destinations such as Padre Bay and Rainbow Bridge. Traveling through the cut saves boaters about 12 miles and shortens response times to life, health, and safety emergencies uplake.
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A Surprise Encounter With A Rogue Canyon

A Surprise Encounter With A Rogue Canyon Tucked into a small corner of Arizona and Utah, within a 100 mile radius of each other, are the big three of the Southwest: Grand Canyon National Park, Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park.

Grand Canyon National Park, magnificently textur...
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National Parks Going Green for the Future

National Parks Going Green for the Future It may be a small first step, but the National Park Service is hoping the new Energy SmartPARKS program will take the agency on a journey to turn the nation's parks a different shade of green - energy efficient green.

The U.S. Department of the Interi...
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October Was a Deadly Month for Park Visitors

October Was a Deadly Month for Park Visitors October proved to be a particularly unforgiving month for six National Parks in the West, with rangers recording six deaths and two serious injuries, mostly from falls.

The parks recording deaths or injuries during the month include Zion, Grand Canyo...
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It’s So Wild, you Almost Can’t Get There

It’s So Wild, you Almost Can’t Get There Going to Alaska's Kobuk Valley National Park isn't something you do at the last minute. In fact, it is so "out there" that the National Park Service doesn't require reservations for any type of travel or camping within the preserve, and there are no ...
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