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Friday, June 22nd, 2012

  • KEEN looked to the lofty national parks of Utah when it needed a name for one of its latest entries into the day hiker market, and came up with the Bryce, a stout light hiker with an interesting sole.

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

  • Just because "cave" is part of Wind Cave National Park's name, that doesn't mean the only thing you can do at this South Dakota destination is go underground.

    Park rangers will be offering a variety of interpretive programs this summer. Thirty tours a day will be offered through the world's fifth-longest cave beginning at 8:40 a.m.

  • Environmental programs Xanterra Parks & Resorts relies on in Zion National Park have earned the Zion Lodge a Gold certification from an independent firm that sets and measures sustainability standards for products, services, and companies.

    That award is the first for a hotel in a national park, according to Xanterra officials, who add that just three hotel and

  • In a move to help the National Park System become more fuel efficient, the National Park Service and U.S.

  • The National Park Service recently issued a prospectus soliciting bids for a 10-year contract for operation of Northwest Trading Post, a retail establishment near the mid-point of the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway.

    The location is about an hour north of both Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina.