A sliding and sledding snowplay area was opened Christmas Eve in the Paradise area of Mount Rainer National Park. Ranger-guided snowshoe walks, which have been offered since December 20, continue. The snowplay area and the snowshoe walks will remain available to the public, as scheduled, through March 29.
Saturday, December 27th, 2008
Winter, it seems, is hitting everywhere these days. Even poor Las Vegas has been hammered (relatively speaking, of course) by a snowstorm. And Death Valley National Park has seen snowflakes this winter, too.
Established on December 27, 1894, Shiloh National Military Park was transferred to the National Park Service in 1933. Some Civil War fans have a very interesting way of visiting this park.
Water. Torrents of water. Screaming cataracts that over the eons have sliced through some of the most intriguing Appalachian geology. And which, in the process, have created one heck of a watery playground.