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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

  • It seems that when "national parks" are mentioned, images of Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, or Shenandoah national parks come to mind.

  • Flickering shadows dancing on the walls of Spruce Tree House at Mesa Verde National Park will help usher in the holidays at the park in southwestern Colorado early next month.

    On Thursday, December 8, the park staff will host their 2011 Annual Holiday Open House from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

  • A decision by the Delware River Basin Commission to postpone a vote on regulations that could open the Delware River Basin to "fracking" for natural gas has been praised by the National Parks Conservation Association.

    "The DRBC is legally required to complete an Environmental Impact Statement before moving forward with these regulations," said Cinda M.

  • It might not look it from the outside, but the Hoffman House that's associated with the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is more than two centuries old. And yet, it's in remarkable condition.

    That is due, of course, to the restoration and maintenance it has received from the Hoffman family down through the years.

  • If I only lived closer to Acadia National Park, the annual pass sale being held in December would be a heckuva deal.

    The sale will be held from December 1 through December 30 at the Winter Visitor Center at park headquarters on the Eagle Lake Road, Route 233. Passes will be sold at half price, or $20, and must be o