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The latest news from around the National Park System.

Around The Parks: Bear Attack At Great Smoky, Missing Guide At Grand Canyon, And Dogs At Cape Cod Are In The News

A bear attack at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the mystery of a missing guide in Grand Canyon National Park, and word of two areas of Cape Cod National Seashore now open to leashed pets are among the news in the National Park System this week.
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Rockslide Rescue Poses Extra Challenges At Rocky Mountain National Park

As the name implies, Rocky Mountain National Park includes plenty of rocks, but a fall by a hiker in unusually rugged terrain led to a lengthy and challenging rescue earlier this week. By the time the fourteen-hour operation ended, over forty rescuers had helped lower the victim a distance that equalled the height of the tallest buildings in the country.
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Volunteers Clear Important Channel For Boaters At Biscayne National Park

The Convoy Point Channel is an important route for boaters at Biscayne National Park—it is the only marine passageway to Biscayne Bay from Homestead Bayfront Park, park headquarters and the Dante Fascell Visitor Center. The route becomes clogged with mostly human-discarded debris, but thanks to a recent volunteer route, the passage is now clear.
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Reader Participation Day: Would You Support A Reservation System For Visiting National Parks?

Last month, during the Memorial Day Weekend, traffic waiting to enter Arches National Park backed up so far onto U.S. 191 that the Utah Highway Patrol temporarily shut off access to the redrock wonder. That dilemma prompted a suggestion by the park superintendent that perhaps the time had come to issue reservations for people hoping to visit Arches.
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National Park Gateway Towns Sprinkled Through List Of Top 100 "Best Small Towns"

When talk builds around some of the best small towns in America when it comes to putting down roots, you're bound to come upon a handful or so of national park gateway towns. And the folks at Liveability.com have made it official with their list of the Top 100 Best Small Towns."
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National Parks Traveler's Essential Park Guide