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Grand Teton National Park Looking For Cross-Country Ski, Snowshoe Concessionaire

Like to cross-country ski and snowshoe? Then a job awaits you at Grand Teton National Park, where officials are looking for a concessionaire to run ski and snowshoe tour operations.

Looking For A New, And Unusual, Career? Head To Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

Considering a change of career, and looking for something quite unusual? Consider heading to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska to oversee guided tours of the historic buildings at Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark.
The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West Floating boats down rivers came to Amos Burg almost as routine as walking down streets came to others of his generation. But was it the thrill of adventure, or the desire to be a writer of adventure tales, that motivated the Oregon man to paddle the West's major rivers?

New Dock Ready For Boaters Visiting San Juan Island National Historical Park's English Camp

If you take your boat to the English Camp of San Juan Island National Historical Park this coming summer, you'll have a new dock to land at on Garrison Bay.

Video Feature: Take A Civil War Trust History Hike

One of the biggest preservation stories of 2012 was the Civil War Trust’s purchase of 235 acres of the Gaines' Mill battlefield in Richmond, Virginia. The Trust builds such achievements on inspiring history hikes where experts introduce potential donors to unprotected “hallowed ground.” This video follows one of those hikes.

Culvert Failure Closes Limantour Road At Point Reyes National Seashore

Engineers are working to determine how long it will take to replace a failed culvert that has led to the closure of the Limantour Road at Point Reyes National Seashore.

Woolly Mammoth Bones Discovered At Bering Land Bridge National Preserve Have Stories To Tell

A scattering of bones from a Woolly Mammoth that died more than 12,000 years ago are leading researchers to better understand how the landscape now within Bering Land Bridge National Preserve once appeared. Additional studies could indicate whether the animal died naturally, or was hunted.

Reader Participation Day: Do You Have Any Park-Related New Year's Resolutions?

We've flipped the calendar pages to another year, and for some people, that means it's time for some New Year's resolutions. Does your list include any items that stir up the travel juices and generates a little bit of excitement in terms of plans—or at least wishes—connected with national parks?

Voyageurs National Park Officials To Continue Discussions Into Proposed Campsite Reservation System

A proposal to establish a campsite reservation system at Voyageurs National Park will be the topic up for discussion next week in Minnesota.

Want To Run A Lodge In Glacier National Park? Here's Your Chance, But You'll Need Lots Of Money

The National Park Service recently released its long-awaited prospectus for the primary concession business in Glacier National Park. The existing contract commenced in 1981 and has been on an annual extension since 2005.

Birding In The National Parks: Will We Soon Lose The Island Scrub-Jay?

That rare bird you spotted on your last trip to Channel Islands National Park may be a good bit rarer than you thought. The Island Scrub-jay (Aphelocome insularis) is now estimated to be one-fifth of what had been previously believed, according to a study by the Smithsonian Institution’s Migratory Bird Center.

Didn't Get A Chance To Take In The Steam Festival At Golden Spike National Historic Site? Check Out These Videos And Photos

Couldn't make it to Golden Spike National Historic Site for the annual Steam Festival? Check out these photos and videos to experience it.

Fifty-Two (At Least) Ways To Enjoy Your Time In The National Park System This Year

Here we are, the very first day of 2013. Everything is fresh and open to possibilities when it comes to enjoying time in the National Park System. With that in mind, here are 52 suggestions on how to have fun in the parks this year.