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National Parks

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  • Ask Mr. Dad: Some great national parks for family trips

    Dear Mr. Dad: My family hasn't had a vacation in years we haven't been able to afford it. But we really need some time off. We're thinking of doing a driving trip over the two-week winter break. Can you suggest some affordable family-friendly places to visit?
  • Yosemite wants to increase entrance and campground fees

    Yosemite wants to increase entrance and campground fees
    Yosemite National Park is floating the idea of raising its entrance fee from $20 a car to $30, and charging $1 to $4 more for family campground sites, a park statement released Monday says. Other large national parks, including Yellowstone and Grand...

    California climber dies in fall at Zion National Park in Utah

    (Reuters) - A climber from California died at Zion National Park in Utah after falling backward and tumbling 80 feet (24 metres) down a sleep slope, Park Service officials said on Tuesday. Christopher Spencer, 47, and a climbing partner on Sunday set out...

    Three top spots for ocean storm-watching getaways

    Three top spots for ocean storm-watching getaways
    The dark, rain-sodden days of November and the rest of the gloomy winter months are coming up fast. If you can't escape to somewhere sunny, you may as well embrace the foul weather and take a storm-watching vacation. Winter storms bring pounding waves...

    Idaho zoo powers preservation in Africa

    GORONGOSA NATIONAL PARK, Mozambique Forty years ago, 3,000 zebras roamed the 1,456 square miles of Gorongosa park in Africa. After 15 years of civil war, perhaps 10 zebras remained by 2012. Today, in a special screened pen, there are 15 more purchased by...