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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

  • Travel in these days of a weak economy and high fuel costs can be expensive, but there are some ways that you can trim the costs of visiting your favorite national park.


    If your trip entails travel of any great distance from your home, you'll obviously need to rent a room for a night or nights.

  • Yosemite National Park is a landscape of big cliffs, outcrops, and granite domes.

  • Yosemite Falls is a prime attraction for visitors to Yosemite National Park, and now a new webcam allows anyone with an internet connection to enjoy a view of the falls. The camera is a partnership of the non-profit Yosemite Conservancy, the park and Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts.

  • The year began with a gloomy outlook for travel, with forecasts of $5 per gallon—or more—for gas during the summer.

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

  • In a show of support for the U.S. military, the Obama administration has announced that all active-duty members of the military will be given free access to the entire National Park System.

    The annual passes will be given out under the administration's Joining Forces initiative designed to support the soldiers, sailors, and airmen and their families.