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Monday, March 12th, 2012

  • Climbing rangers from Grand Teton National Park and guides from Exum Mountain Guides have been recognized for their valor in connection with a search-and-rescue operation in the Tetons when 17 climbers were [url=

  • Yogi might have been smarter than the average bear, but he was just a two-dimensional cartoon character. But there's a bear in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve who really seems to be smarter than the average bear, as he's figured out how to use tools.

  • Congratulations to David Crowl, who successfully negotiated Traveler's February puzzlers to win a deck of Freedom of the Hills playing cards from The Mountaineers!

    Throughout the month's series of Mystery Spots and Mystery Photos, more than two dozen readers successfully solved the puzzlers and were entered into our highly unscientific drawing for the deck of cards.

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

  • With a light winter pretty well over, Great Smoky Mountains National Park started opening its seasonal facilities this weekend.

    Set Up Camp

    It’s time to go camping.

  • Editor's note: The Traveler is expanding our coverage of national parks in other nations. We'll soon be rolling out travel features on international park destinations, but we're also christening this weekly roundup on park news from countries other than the U.S.