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Parks in the News
A glance around the National Park System seems to show wine sales can benefit the parks, more and more user fees are being approved despite a five-year-old "moratorium" against them, and Point Reyes National Seashore has had a bumper crop of seals this year.
Federal Government Asks Court To Dismiss Backcountry Fee Lawsuit At Great Smoky Mountains National Park
A group of backpackers who sued over a fee program instituted at Great Smoky Mountains National Park have failed to show they were harmed by the $4 nightly fees, according to a motion asking that the lawsuit be dismissed.GRSM-Motion to Dismiss.pdf
National Trust For Historic Preservation Urges National Park Service To Protect Historic Buildings By Leasing Them
A report from the National Trust for Historic Preservation challenges the National Park Service to be more aggressive in leasing out historic properties in the name of preserving those properties, even if it restricts public access to those properties.
More than a dozen sites around the country should be considered for inclusion in the National Park System, according to legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Kahuku Unit by offering free programs to introduce visitors and residents to the park's southernmost section from October through December.
If Congress and the Obama administration fail to avert a budget impasse next week, the National Park Service will move to furlough more than 21,000 employees in the process of closing down the National Park System.NPS Shutdown Plan.pdf
The gathering of a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan at Gettysburg National Military Park will take place on October 5, barring the closure of the National Park System, under a permit approved by the park.
There's a new look coming to National Parks Traveler, one that includes a significant building block for building a stronger community around the national parks.
What could be better than a fall hike through Shenandoah National Park? How 'bout one with old, and new, friends from the Shenandoah National Park Trust?