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Friday, January 16th, 2015

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Thursday, January 15th, 2015

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  • The 2013 Rim Fire was the largest forest fire in California history, and the largest fire in the history of Yosemite National Park. Burning 400 square miles, the speed and size of the fire was unprecedented.

  • Electric charging stations are beginning to sprout up around the National Park System, making it a bit easier for visitors with electric vehicles to recharge while enjoying the parks.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

  • There are nine entrance-fee-free days in the National Park System this year, and the first arrives Monday when Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is celebrated across the country.