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Allies Of The Earth - Railroads And The Soul Of Preservation

When I mentioned in a Traveler comment a few weeks ago that I was reading Dr. Runte’s book, Kurt asked if I would write a review. Since then, there have been a couple of articles batting some of Alfred’s ideas back and forth. When I took a look at Traveler the other morning, I found a rebuttal by Dr. Runte regarding one of those articles. Now I sit at my keyboard wondering if I am qualified – or even want to – wade into the middle of all this.

Support The Grand Teton National Park Foundation As It Supports Grand Teton National Park

Judging from the reaction to photos of Grand Teton National Park posted on Traveler's Facebook page, the park that embraces the flanks of the Tetons in western Wyoming is one of the most popular in the country. And working every day to see that the park doesn't disappoint visitors is the Grand Teton National Park Foundation.

Every Kid In A Park Gets You A Lift Pass At Yosemite's Badger Pass Ski Area

With Pacific storms rolling into California and dumping snow in the High Sierra, prospects for skiing at Badger Pass in Yosemite National Park are increasing. And if you're in fourth grade you can score a free lift pass to to the ski area and get a discount on passes for your family.

Higher Fees Coming To Dinosaur National Monument On New Year's Day

Dinosaur National Monument will increase its entrance and camping fees on January 1, 2016, to help fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the monument. The monument's entrance and camping fees were last increased in 1997. This increase is consistent with the tiered fee system in use by National Park Service sites throughout the country, including many in Utah and Colorado.

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