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Saturday, June 27th, 2009

  • North Cascades National Park is one of those places that many folks often don't think about, and fewer manage to actually reach. It's not as remote as many other national parks, but its location in northern Washington state perhaps keeps folks away. This short video might convince you to make the trip.

Friday, June 26th, 2009

  • If you're heading to Glacier National Park, you'll be glad to know the Going-to-the-Sun Road is now open end-to-end.

  • As some folks have noticed, there have been some power outages with the Traveler this week.

  • 27,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

    Number of quagga mussels at the end of five years if a single female quagga releases her eggs and the survival rate is 10%.

    3,000,000,000,000

    Estimated number of quagga mussels currently inhabiting Lake Mead.

    2

    Number of years since quagga mussels were first discovered in Lake Mead.

    0

  • Not only can you gain free entrance to Mammoth Cave National Park on two more weekends this summer, but you'll also be able to partake in some free tours of the cave.