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UPDATED: Major Storm Bearing Down On Yosemite National Park Could Flood Valley Floor

A major storm taking aim at Yosemite National Park is forecast to dump enough rain and snow to raise the Merced River through the park's iconic valley nearly 6 feet above flood stage by Sunday afternoon. Park officials announced that all roads leading into the Yosemite Valley would close at 5 p.m. Friday and remain closed through Sunday at least.
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Little-Known Wilderness And Natural Area In Alabama Is Full Of Surprises

Just 15 minutes from Mobile, Alabama, the Greater Mobile-Tensaw River Area features biodiversity so rich that it has been called “America’s Amazon,” and a recent report aims to shine a light on this natural and cultural landmark in hopes of protecting it and its surrounding areas from development.
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Good Books For Visiting...Shenandoah National Park

There's nothing like a good book or two to help you prepare for a national park visit, whether you're looking for some historical background, a trail or two to hike, or interested in the natural resources. With that in mind, here are a few titles you might consider in preparation of a visit to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.
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Chunk Of Land Falls Into Ocean, Nearly Kills 5 At Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

A large section of newly created land in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park collapsed into the ocean on New Year’s Eve, launching showers of volcanic rock into the air and creating a flurry of large waves that eroded away a portion of the older sea cliff and viewing area, leading to “a really close brush with death” for five visitors.
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