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Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

  • Snow is melting, the air is warming, and that means you'll soon be able to drive to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

    Park officials say that Arizona Highway 67 is scheduled to open on Tuesday, May 15, and so that's when the North Rim will open for the summer season.

  • A rare piece of history will be on display at Homestead National Monument of America this spring as part of the 150th anniversary of the Homestead Act of 1862.

    That piece of history will be the actual Homestead Act.

    On May 20th the United States will commemorate a monumental moment in history with the 150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act of 1862, a law th

Monday, April 16th, 2012

  • National Parks Week, which kicks off Saturday, brings you an opportunity to save on a float trip through either Dinosaur National Monument or Canyonlands National Park with one of the oldest raft companies in the West.

    To celebrate National Parks Week, Holiday River Expeditions, which has been running rivers in Utah for 46 years, is offering savings up to $200 per person, and not just on floati

  • A funny thing happened on the way to National Park Service officials approving a multiple-use trail at Big Bend National Park: They inadvertently failed to notify the public.

    Back in mid-February John Wessels, the Intermountain Region director, signed off on a Finding Of No Significant Impact for the environmental assessment that was

  • National Geographic's Trails Illustrated Maps long have been used to guide folks through the backcountry of national parks.