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Saturday, November 5th, 2011

  • As Cape Cod National Seashore nears the end of its 50th anniversary year, visitors to the seashore will be able to enjoy an exhibit of arts, crafts, and writings inspired by Cape Cod.

    The exhibit, A Measure of Solitude, opens Saturday and runs through the end of the year at the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham, Massachusetts.

    The is a joint exhibit

  • A 20-year National Park Service veteran has been tabbed to oversee management of Fort Monroe National Monument in Virginia.

    Kirsten Talken-Spaulding, who has held National Park Service positions from Hawaii to Washington, D.C., was handed the reins as the monument's superintendent on Wednesday, the day after President Obama [url=http://www.nationalparkstravele

Friday, November 4th, 2011

  • If you're a diehard fan of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, here's a handy list of some of the classes and workshops to be held in and around the park next year.


    2012 Winter Classes and Workshops: January-March, 2012

    One thing that makes East Tennessee and the Great Smoky

  • Knowing the material of the clothes you're wearing is fairly easy, but being able to trace that material to its source, well, that's something. Particularly when you're wondering where the wool in your shirt came from.

    Most folks who backpack or hike are looking for, or have made, a connection with the landscape.

  • A traditional holiday festival, complete with pinatas, yule trees, candlelight tours, and bonfires, is coming to Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site in Colorado in early December.

    The celebration is set for Friday, December 2, and Saturday, December 3.