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Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

  • Parks Canada, which oversees 209 national parks and national historic sites, hopes a marketing agency can get more people to visit those treasures.

    While visitation to those properties managed by Parks Canada fell a bit more than 7 percent from the 2006-07 season, when 21.8 million visitors were counted, to the 2010-11 season, when 20.2 million were

  • A prospective groom-to-be had a fine idea for a unique place to propose marriage to his sweetheart—the beautiful, snow-white dunes at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.

Monday, January 16th, 2012

  • A 66-year-old man missing since Saturday afternoon in snowbound Mount Rainier National Park somehow survived wintry conditions without a tent or sleeping bag, park officials said Monday shortly after he was found.

    Since Yong Chun Kim, of Tacoma, Washington, disappeared Saturday during a snowshoe outing, the park has received snow off and on and overnight low t

  • Come August, you'll be able to comfortably place a volcano in your pocket. That's when the U.S.

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