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Sunday, April 29th, 2012

  • Wales’ Coast Path Debuts May 5th

    In major news for Wales, and for people who are attracted to long distance trail trips, the May 5th opening of the Wales Coast Path makes it possible to walk the entire coast of the country from Chepstow in the South to Queensferry in northern Wales.

    Combine that 870-mile path with the existing Offa’s Dyke National Trail along the border wit

  • The spectacular flickering firefly display in the moist cool forests of the Great Smokies near Elkmont Campground has soared to such popularity that the park this year will create a new on-line ticketing system, operated through Recreation.gov.

  • Visitors to Golden Gate National Recreation Area have a new facility they can head to to orient themselves on the NRA and what there is to do.

    The National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy on Saturday unveiled the Lands End Lookout, the newest visitor center within the Golden Gate National Parks.

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

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  • Though Grand Teton National Park is open every day of the year, not all of its facilities are. With summer right around the corner, the park has released its schedule of facility openings for both Grand Teton and the John D.