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Saturday, May 28th, 2011

  • Mention "National Recreation Trail" and no one would be surprised if you immediately thought about taking a hike. But soon that tag will be attached to a watery route in Lake Michigan.

    On June 4, National Trails Day, the Lake Michigan Water Trail will be officially designated as a National Recreation Trail.

Friday, May 27th, 2011

  • The list seems to be going on and on in the Rockies and Sierra this spring: too much snow is complicating openings of national parks for the summer season.

  • The Memorial Day weekend is typically a busy one at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and the larger crowds often mean more incidents than usual.

Thursday, May 26th, 2011