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Friday, November 2nd, 2012

  • After more than a week of searching on ground and from the air, the efforts to find a missing backpacker in Kings Canyon National Park in California have been suspended.

    Larry Conn, 53, of Pacific Palisades, California, went out October 19 for what was expected to be a weekend trek into the park, but failed to return.

  • Stop by this room and you'll be able to load up on sugar, coffee, wool blankets, and other necessities of frontier life.

    Located just inside the gates of Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site in North Dakota and Montana, the Trade Room today is stocked with historic replicas of the actual goods sold to the Native Americans during the post's operation.

  • Veterans Day is just around the corner, and you can head to a national park to celebrate it with your favorite veteran, or visit one of the park system's war memorials to commemorate the day.

    America’s 398 national parks will offer everyone free admission during the Veterans Day weekend, November 10-12, in honor of those who serve and have served in the United States military.

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  • [i]Editor's note: For most, unless you live in the neighborhood, it's too late in the season to check this hike off your to-do list, especially after the snowstorm associated with Superstorm Sandy.

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

  • Part of the joy of visiting Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, or Zion national parks comes from staying in the gorgous lodges in the parks.