Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

  • 1. True or false? Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site is closed on President’s Day.

    2. True or false? Minuteman Missile National Historic Site preserves the only remaining missile silo installation built in America during the Cold War era.

    3. True or false? Yosemite’s famed Ahwahnee Hotel was commandeered for military use during World War II.

    4. True or false?

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

  • Change. Sometimes it's just easier to notice it from overhead. That was the point of this week's Mystery Photo, which surfaced from Voyageurs National Park.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

  • Water water everywhere, and more than a drop to drink. But where is that water? And what are those islands?

    The National Park System claims lots of water, and lots of islands. Some water is fresh, some salty. And some islands are tropical, while others are covered with hardwood forests. Do you know where this water, and these islands, can be found?

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

  • To those who love mushrooms, what could be finer than sauteing up a mess of freshly collected 'shrooms to go along with your freeze-dried dinner or the trout you hooked in the backcountry of a national park?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

  • 1. True or false? The National Park Service is responsible for keeping the eternal flame lit at John F. Kennedy’s grave in Arlington National Cemetery.

    2. True or false? Battleground National Cemetery in Rock Creek Park is one of America’s smallest national cemeteries.

    3. True or false?

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