Lake Amistad National Recreation Area

Thanksgiving Deal: Rent A Houseboat and Get a Turkey At Lake Mead, Lake Amistad, or Glen Canyon NRAs

How often do you cook a turkey dinner on a houseboat? The opportunity arrives this Thanksgiving, when a houseboat rental at Glen Canyon, Lake Mead, or Lake Amistad national recreation areas will also get you a turkey for the big day. Plus, the rental comes at 40 percent off.

National Park Quiz 27: The Border Parks

This week’s quiz focuses on border parks-- that is, the parks that border on Canada or Mexico. Answers are at the end. If we catch you peeking, we’ll make you take a TSA training course. Aaaaaaargh!!

National Park Service and US Border Patrol to Share a New Operations Center at Lake Amistad National Recreation Area

The National Park Service and the U.S. Border Patrol have agreed to jointly fund and occupy a new 30,000 square-foot operations center at Lake Amistad National Recreation Area. Both agencies stand to gain a great deal. The new arrangement will not only consolidate and upgrade scattered facilities, but also foster interagency cooperation in an area of the U.S.-Mexican border that is difficult to manage and patrol.
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