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Sunday, November 18th, 2012

  • Sunday drivers take note—your opportunity to soar the entire piece of the Blue Ridge Parkway between Asheville and Boone—across the massive Craggy Mountains past Mount Mitchell—has gone the way of autumn leaves.

  • Do you tote a Passport to Your National Parks around the park system with you?

Friday, November 16th, 2012

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  • A celebration of the season will be held at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado on December 6, when parts of the park will glow under the soft light of luminaria and rangers will lead visitors through Spruce Tree House.

    The annual Holiday Open House is set for 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Chapin Mesa headquarters area.

  • To mark the holiday season, the folks at Pipe Spring National Monument are offering tours of historic fort Winsor Castle by lanterns and starlight on December 4.

    Winsor Castle By Night provides a once a year opportunity for the public to visit the historic home at night, complete with Victorian era decorations and lighted with oil lamps.