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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

  • Gateway National Recreation Area now has more room for some happy campers, as the Park Service has opened a seven-site campground at Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island.

    The tent sites, built in part by volunteers from Staten Island Boy Scout Troop 37, are nestled among trees and historic fortifications, and offer outstanding views of the Verranzano Bridge and N

  • Climbing is a tricky thing, even for the most experienced.

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

  • 2012 already is going to be interesting election year, what with the presidential election, but in San Francisco the election could prove even more intriguing as voters might have a chance to vote on the future of the Hetch-Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park.

    On Monday, City Hall officials were presented with nearly 16,000 signatures on a petition to place an initiative on the November

  • Chefs at restaurants in and around national parks spend a lot of time designing dishes reflective of their surroundings.

  • If you've long wanted to spend a month in a cottage on Cape Cod National Seashore with expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean, your opportunity just might be here if you're free in August or September.

    As part of its plan to maintain Park Service-owned cottages on the seashore, Cape Cod Seashore officials are going to lease out a small cottage at 222 Ocean View Drive in Wellfleet for both