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Thursday, November 6th, 2014

  • Barring a temporary agreement, mass layoffs stand to cripple concessions operations at Grand Canyon National Park on December 31, shuttering hotels and dining rooms, ending mule rides and bus tours, and canceling some memorable New Year's Eve celebrations on the South Rim.

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    The grand finale of each lantern led tour is a night-time cannon firing/NPS-Varuna Vaughn

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

  • Editor's note: This updates with Grand Teton's proposed fee increases.

  • National parks long have been largely devoid of overt advertising via logos and sponsorships, but that could change as the National Park Service approaches its centennial in 2016.