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Friday, April 27th, 2012

  • Free-flowing for 135 miles, the Buffalo National River is a paddler's dream, offering cool, clear waters, grassy meadows grazed by elk, and cliff walls that frame the river in places.

    While any year is a good one to push your canoe or kayak into this river in Arkansas' Ozarks, this year is particularly notable in that it marks the 40t

  • A makeover of the exhibits at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center near Mather Point on the park's South Rim will make it easier to plan a backcountry trek, and to learn about the canyon's cultural and natural histories.

    The exhibits include opportunities for interactive trip planning, a large map of the canyon that allows users to view video footage from locations around t

  • Wildlife fascinate most folks to some degree, and grizzlies seem to take that to an even higher level. But we definitely prefer to watch these animals from a distance.

    Photographer and videographer Daryl L.

  • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is the latest unit of the National Park System to have bats infected with white-nose syndrome, a deadly disease that already has killed about 7 million bats in the country.

    Earlier this year the disease was [url=http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2012/03/bats-infected-white-nose-syn

  • A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for murdering an Indiana man on the [url=http://www.nps