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Federal Judge Declines To Block Oyster Farm's Ouster From Point Reyes National Seashore

A federal judge, saying the owner of an oyster farm at Point Reyes National Seashore failed to accept the National Park Service's long-stated intention not to renew his lease, has refused to block the company's removal from the seashore.
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Photography In The National Parks: A Cloudy Day In The Park Can Be A Photographer’s Dream…With The Right Filters

Your national park photographs don't need to suffer just because the sky overhead is cloudy or overcast. You simply work with what you have.

Yosemite National Park Officials Decide To Repave Tioga Road End-To-End

One of the most spectacular rides in the High Sierra is along the Tioga Road that runs across the high country of Yosemite National Park, from Oak Flat to the Lee Vining just beyond the park's east entrance. That ride will become a little safer, and a little smoother, at the end of a multi-year repaving project.

Bird Postcards

Back before the Internet, before email, there was hand-writing. Letters, cards, and postcards were the primary means of personal communications, and if you still lean in that direction, and admire birds, then Christine Berrie's collection of Bird Postcards are for you.

Yellowstone National Park Plans To Boost Campground Fees 30 Percent

It likely will be a bit pricier to pitch your tent in the front-country of Yellowstone National Park this summer, as park officials are proposing to boost nightly fees by 30 percent at campgrounds they operate as of May 1.

Rocky Mountain National Park Rangers Scaling Back Search For Missing Texan

With little to go on in their hunt for a missing Texas man, rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park are beginning to scale back their search efforts.

Exploring The Parks: Canaveral National Seashore

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Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge show off the best of Florida wetland habitat. Canaveral also may hold the key to the Timucuan Indian culture.

Wolverine Proposed For Listing As A Threatened Species, Could Affect Yellowstone Winter Use

Yellowstone National Park officials are monitoring the proposed listing of the wolverine as a threatened species, and will determine whether they need to reconsider snow travel over Sylvan Pass if the listing becomes formal.

Let The Traveler Promote Your National Park Organization

Let the Traveler help promote your national park organization. Send us a decal of your logo and we'll add it to our rocket box atop our Subaru Outback.

Parks Beyond Borders: Boundary Changes And Mining Challenge UK Parks

Natural England has proposed changes to the boundaries of Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks that have triggered a review of the proposal. And Yorkshire farmers may net a £1bn if a plan is approved to mine the world's largest deposit of potash in the North York Moors national park.

Sen. Murkowski Wants Mount McKinley Renamed "Denali"

Saying the tallest mountain in North America deserves a Native American name, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has introduced legislation to rename Mount McKinley in Denali National Park as "Denali."

Petrified Forest National Park Gains 4,265 Acres, But Much Remains To "Complete" The Park

Petrified Forest National Park will grow by nearly 4,300 acres later this year thanks to a collaborative effort by two conservation groups, but much more work needs to be done to "complete" the park that protects an incredibly rich array of geological and archaeological resources.

Updated: Rocky Mountain National Park Rangers Continue Search For Missing Texan

Nearly three-dozen searchers, aided by two overflights, failed Saturday to find any clues of a Texas man thought to be missing in the Bear Lake area of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Counted Record Ridership In 2012

Quite a few folks were riding the rails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park last year. Records show that the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad had record ridership of 210,347 passengers during 2012.

Search Under Way Friday For Missing Man In Rocky Mountain National Park

Nightfall Friday was expected to chase searchers out of the backcountry of Rocky Mountain National Park where they were looking for a Texas man who failed to appear at a conference as planned.

Special Exhibit At Shiloh National Military Park Combines CCC And African-American History

A special exhibit at Shiloh National Military Park during the month of February will combine two separate but related subjects: the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and African American History Month. The unifying element is the story of Camp Young, which was staffed during the 1930s by African-American veterans of World War I.

One Day In Yosemite National Park

Thirty filmmakers gathered in Yosemite National Park on June 26, 2012, and spread out across the magnificent landscape to capture its essence. This collaborative effort resulted in the following video built on one day in Yosemite.

Enter Lottery For Noncommercial River Trips Down Colorado Through Grand Canyon National Park

Beginning today, you can apply for a noncommercial river trip permit for the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park.