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Saturday, October 27th, 2012

  • Editor's note: With Halloween just days away, we searched around the National Park System and rummaged in the Traveler's archives for some ghostly stories.

    One place where you might not need any formal celebration to mark Halloween is Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

Friday, October 26th, 2012

  • With Hurricane Sandy en route to the Eastern Seaboard, units of the National Park System in her path are preparing for her arrival next week.

    Hurricane Sandy, the third most powerful storm of the 2012 season, is expected to make landfall somewhere between Virginia and New England on Monday.

  • Snow, possibly more than a foot on the ground, is hampering efforts to find an overdue backpacker who might be in the high country of Kings Canyon National Park.

    The search for Larry Conn, 53, of Pacific Palisades, California, has been ongoing since Wednesday. Mr.

  • The entire 14 miles of the North Unit Scenic Drive in Theodore Roosevelt National Park reopens to traffic today at 9 a.m.

  • [i]Editor's note: With Halloween just days away, we searched around the National Park System and rummaged in the Traveler's archives for some ghostly stories.