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Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

  • Though the primary battles of the Civil War were fought in the East, the Pacific Northwest was impacted by the war between the states, as a National Park Service ranger will explain Monday during a talk in Portland, Oregon.

    Greg Shine, the chief ranger and historian at [url=http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/park/fort-vancouver-national-historic-site]Fort Vancouver National Historic Site[/url

  • No snow, no ice, just dazzling waters and white sand.

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

  • A name change, wilderness and wild and scenic river designation, and improved visitor services are all provided for in the National Park Service's final general management plan/environmental impact statement on the Ross Lake National Recreation Area in Washington state.

    In a bow to marketing, the plan calls on Congress to change the name of the Ross Lake National Recreation Area, which is sandw

  • AlpenGlow Productions, a Montana-based company that in past years has donated a portion of the proceeds from the sales of national park posters to the Glacier National Park Fund, has another offer this year, with a variety of posters to choose from.

    Fifteen posters designed around photographs fro

  • A reliable cookstove is an essential piece of gear for campers, and if you're heading into the backcountry, a system compact in size and light in weight is ideal. Jetboil's most recent offering in that category meets those needs and then some.

    The Sol Ti (Ti for titanium) "cooking system," as the company refers to it, weighs in at 8.5 ounces.