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Friday, October 12th, 2012

  • Canyoneering is a great way to explore some of the Southwest's national parks, but if you're not prepared for the challenges you might encounter, the activity can be highly challenging and at times even deadly.

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

  • Kilroy?

    Not likely, as his graffiti rose to fame during World War II.

  • A privately owned 30-acre tract in the shadow of Tabernacle Dome inside Zion National Park has been acquired by two non-profit organizations that intend to donate it to the park.

    The acreage was acquired by the National Parks Conservation Association and the Trust For Public Land, which were aided by an anonymous $825,000 donation for the purchase.

    The acqu

  • Visitors to Mesa Verde National Park this weekend will get a bonus if they stop by the Far View Lodge, where painter Jan Wright will be exhibiting water colors of the park she did while serving as Mesa Verde's artist-in-residence.

    Ms.

  • Connecting today's youth with national parks has been an ongoing concern with the National Park Service.