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Grand Canyon Celebrates Wildlife Day with Events for the Public

Grand Canyon Celebrates Wildlife Day with Events for the PublicGrand Canyon National Park will host its 6th annual Celebrate Wildlife Day on May 18, 2013, and visitors will have several opportunities to learn about the work of wildlife biologists and about the unique wildlife that inhabits Arizona and the Grand Canyon area.

This year's event will kick off on Friday, May 17,with a special evening program on "Grand Canyon Birds: a World of Beauty and Discovery" presented by Park Ranger Brian Gatlin.
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California

Lassen Volcanic National Park’s Scenic Drive to Open for Memorial Day Weekend

Lassen Volcanic National Park’s Scenic Drive to Open for Memorial Day Weekend The main park road through Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California is scheduled to open at noon Friday, May 24, 2013 in time for the Memorial Day weekend.

"The unusually warm spring weather has really helped in snow plowing operations and...
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Yosemite

Yosemite’s Highway 120 Now Open; Big Oak Flat Entrance Station Open

Yosemite’s Highway 120 Now Open; Big Oak Flat Entrance Station Open UPDATE / Sept. 15, 2013: Progress continues to be made in fighting California's massive 255,560-acre Rim Fire, and the 77,919 acres within Yosemite National Park that has burned, with containment holding at 81 percent as of Sept. 15, 2013.

One of Yosem...
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Other NPs

Capitol Reef National Park Reopens Hickman Bridge Trail

Capitol Reef National Park Reopens Hickman Bridge Trail Capitol Reef National Park in Utah reopened the Hickman Bridge Trail on Nov. 27, 2013, but rangers are asking hikers to use caution when hiking through the area.

A significant rockfall occurred at the Hickman Bridge Trailhead off Utah Highway 24 on Ma...
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Grand Teton

Take a Free Ride on Menor’s Ferry and Experience Old West History

Take a Free Ride on Menor’s Ferry and Experience Old West History A bit of Old West history has returned to Wyoming, and thanks to the National Park Service, visitors to Grand Teton National Park during summer months are enjoying free rides across the wild Snake River on the replica ferry.

Known as Menor's Ferry, th...
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