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Thursday, August 11th, 2011

  • Negotiating parts of Rocky Mountain National Park could get a bit tricky later this year and into next as officials are planning to rebuild a 5-mile section of the Bear Lake Road.

    Park Superintendent Vaughn Baker says funding has been secured for the secon

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

  • As any wizard will tell you, a wand is an essential tool for channeling magical powers. Alas; the light-up wands that Harry Potter fans buy for about 40 bucks make fine collectibles, but they're duds. Suppose, however, that you were able to get your hands on the real thing.

  • With summer's end surprisingly (disappointingly?) near, lodging rates are dropping at Yellowstone and Grand Canyon national parks, with some rooms available for as little as $59 a night.

    At Yellowstone, a rate of $59 per night is being offered for budget cabins at the Mammoth Hot S

  • The Friends of Acadia is celebrating its 25th anniversary this Saturday with a dinner and auction to help it continue to work on behalf of Acadia National Park.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

  • Trying to figure out how to squeeze in one more national park fix before summer ends?

    Well, the National Park Foundation and ARAMARK Parks and Destinations are closing out the summer with a “National Park Adventure Sweepstakes” that offers one giveaway each week now through Labor Day.

    Participatin