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New Trail Section Opens at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

New Trail Section Opens at Whiskeytown National Recreation AreaA five-mile section of trail through the heart of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area in northern California linking Brandy Creek Falls Trail with Boulder Creek Falls Trail is now open, thanks to the hard work of volunteer groups and Student Conservation Association (SCA) summer interns.

The new trail has been under construction since the summer of 2007. A 16-person SCA crew of summer interns worked for nine weeks to construct 2.5 miles of the new trail through the rugged Papoose Pass. A celebration of the completion of the new section was held Aug. 15, 2009.
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Forest Service to Keep 50 Percent Discount for Seniors, Disabled Passholders at Concessioner Campgrounds

Forest Service to Keep 50 Percent Discount for Seniors, Disabled Passholders at Concessioner Campgrounds Seniors and persons with disabilities using approved recreation passes will continue to receive a 50 percent discount at U.S. Forest Service campgrounds run by private concessions, at least for the rest of 2010.

The decision to keep discounts at their...
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Western Travel Buzz

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles Readies 90th Anniversary Celebration

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles Readies 90th Anniversary Celebration Designated the "Host of the Coast" upon opening on Oct. 1, 1923 and the grandest hotel west of Chicago, the legendary Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles is celebrating a major milestone with its 90th anniversary.

One of the most architecturally stunn...
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Tips & Guides

Hiker Rescued From Yosemite’s High Country

Hiker Rescued From Yosemite’s High Country A stranded hiker snow-bound in California's Yosemite National Park for 12 days is alive today because of some smart decisions he made after he got stuck - and a little good luck.

Rangers said park visitor Steve Frazier was rescued Nov. 12 after being ...
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OnTravel in the West / Paul Lasley

This Old Nevada Boom Town Has Much for You to Explore

This Old Nevada Boom Town Has Much for You to Explore This year marks the 150th anniversary of Virginia City, once a thriving Old West metropolis of some 30,000 residents located 24 miles east of Carson City and Reno, Nevada.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named the city one of the 12 m...
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