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Top 10 Things To Know About Going-to-the-Sun Road Construction in Glacier National Park

While the Going-to-the-Sun Road that crosses the interior of Glacier National Park is open from end-to-end, ongoing construction work can make travel tricky at times. With that in mind, here, courtesy of the park staff, are the "top 10 things you need to know" about traveling the Sun Road this summer.
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Climbing Mount McKinley in Denali National Park This Year Has Been Almost a 50-50 Proposition

With the climbing season in Denali National Park and Preserve winding down, now's a pretty good time to look at how climbers fared this season. Overall, those tackling Mount McKinley have had little better than a 50-50 chance of reaching the summit.
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Yellowstone National Park Officials Working on Management Plan for Lake Area

One of the most gorgeous areas in Yellowstone National Park is the area surrounding Yellowstone Lake. There a mix of wilderness-quality vistas and the self-contained Lake Village offer a varied experience for park visitors. How should the Park Service manage this mix in the years to come?
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Lecture Series At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Touches on Shipwrecks, Sailors, and Ice Conditions

When was the last time you heard an 1850s yarn put to song? If you're in the neighborhood of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore on Monday, you'll be able to hear what it sounds like. Or, if you're curious about Lake Superior's shipwrecks, you can bone up on them at the lakeshore as well.
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