Electrified Bearproofing Device Nearly Kills Little Girl at Delaware Water Gap

A seven-year old girl visiting Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area has survived a near-death experience after stepping on an electrified device installed to ward off bears.

Accidents Happen at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Usually Because People Break Commonsense Water Safety Rules

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, which celebrated its 61st birthday August 11, attracts almost 8 million visitors a year. Nearly all return home safely with fond memories of fun on or in the park’s two huge lakes. Accidents do happen, though, and nearly always because people violate commonsense safety rules.