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Sunday, December 11th, 2011

  • While many head to Yellowstone National Park in winter to explore by snowmobile, many visitors also like to get out on foot -- either with snowshoes or cross-country skis -- to move about the park.

    Here's the rundown on how to safely enjoy those activities in the park this winter.

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

  • Candles will be flickering December 21 at Aztec Ruins National Monument when the park staff hosts a luminaria display with its Evening of Lights event.

    Glowing luminarias will line the entry into the park as visitors arrive to view the brilliantly bedecked Visitor Center. The luminaria display will last from 5 p.m.

  • The winter season arrives in Grand Teton National Park next Thursday, when the park will transition to winter hours and fees.

    The Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center (12 miles north of Jackson, Wyoming) is open year-round and winter hours run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

  • With snow on the way, officials at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore are happy to announce the completion of significant improvements at "Lake Superior Overlook" along the newly completed Alger County Road H-58.

  • The winter season has officially arrived at Glacier National Park, where reduced entrance fees are in place and snows are encroaching on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

    Through next April 30 entrance fees to the park are $15 for vehicles and $10 for single entrants (hiker/bicyclist/motorcyclist) for a seven-day pass. T