Updated: Cape Lookout National Seashore Heavily Damaged By Hurricane Irene, Other Units Have Varying Degrees Of Damage
Cape Lookout National Seashore, the spot where Hurricane Irene came ashore in the United States last Saturday, was heavily damaged by the storm, according to latest reports. Other National Park System units along the East Coast received varying amounts of damage, but most are open for visitors.
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Wolf Trap Foundation For Performing Arts To Offer Discount To Active-Duty Military Personnel In September
Tickets for September performances at The Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts will be discounted for active-duty military personnel and their families and friends.
It's been nearly four years since Republican presidential hopeful Fred Thompson said he would support drilling for oil beneath Everglades National Park if there were substantial reserves there. Well, Mr. Thompson soon left that race, but another GOP presidential hopeful says she'd do the same thing.
Grand Canyon National Park rangers have recovered the body of a hiker who apparently fell victim to the high heat of the canyon's Inner Gorge.
A hiker whose body was found in the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park was killed by a grizzly bear, according to autopsy results released Monday by park officials.
Hurricane Irene Washes Out Road at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Various Damage At Other East Coast National Park Units
Reaching Cape Hatteras National Seashore by vehicle in the near future will be hard, if not impossible, due to breaching of Highway 12 by storm waters from Hurricane Irene.
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An investigation was continuing Saturday into the death of a hiker whose body was found in the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park.
Though Hurricane Irene was hundreds of miles away, officials at Cape Cod National Seashore and Acadia National Park were getting for the lady's arrival, closing down facilities and urging visitors to be careful.
With Hurricane Irene expected to bring high winds and heavy rains to the Eastern Seaboard, officials at the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area have decided to shutter much of the NRA in advance of the storm.
After a wet spring, summer has gotten increasingly drier in the Rocky Mountains, and in Yellowstone National Park that has boosted fire danger and sparked some fires. On Thursday alone five new blazes were spotted in the park.
Dare County, Core Of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Orders Mandatory Evacuation Ahead of Hurricane Irene
With concerns growing that Hurricane Irene could make a direct hit on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, officials for Dare County have ordered a mandatory evacuation of the island that is the setting for Cape Hatteras National Seashore.