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Friday, September 5th, 2014

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  • Off-road vehicle access, one of the most contentious issues in some corners of the National Park System, is the focus of a planning effort at Cape Lookout National Seashore, where officials have extended a comment period on the matter until September 19.

  • A grant of nearly $150,000 from the Everglades Foundation will help the National Park Service pay for the cost of an environmental assessment of canals that are harming the ecosystem of Cape Sable.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

  • If you're thinking of visiting Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado yet this year, here's some good news: the park's Far View Lodge has extended its season by a week through October 25.

  • Death Valley National Park is the site of a mystery—the "sailing stones" of Racetrack Playa—that has intrigued visitors and baffled scientists for decades. The playa is a dry lake, and its surface is marked by a web of "trails" left in the soil b