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Friday, October 10th, 2014

  • Alternate TextStop by Fossil Butte National Monument to see Heliobatus radians on National Fossil Day/NPS

    Fossils large and small will be the stars of the National Park System next week when National Fossil Day is celebrated on W

  • While more than a few parks are winding down their high seasons and getting ready to ease into the winter months, at Joshua Tree National Park in California the high season is coming and to prepare the park has reopened all of its campgrounds.

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Thursday, October 9th, 2014

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Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

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  • An air tanker pilot involved in fighting a wildfire in Yosemite National Park was killed when his plane crashed just outside the park. The fire, last reported to cover 150 acres, led to the shutoff of power to the Yosemite Valley and evacuation of Foresta residents.