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National Parks

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  • More than 200 volunteers take part in Fort McHenry cleanup

    Who knows where items we discard each day may show up?
  • Almost 3M visitors to South Florida national parks in 2014

    The National Park Service says almost 3 million visitors to South Florida's national parks generated over $231 million for the local economy last year. Federal officials say over 1.1 million people visited Everglades National Park, spending over $104...

    Pullman monument could have replica train car as Metra stop shelter

    Pullman monument could have replica train car as Metra stop shelter
    A redesigned Metra station with a train car for a shelter was one of several ideas floated for the newly created Pullman National Monument during a recent three-day workshop. Federal, state and local officials joined 40 urban planning and design experts...

    Mapping of Yellowstone magma sheds light on world's supervolcanoes

    Mapping of Yellowstone magma sheds light on world's supervolcanoes
    You know that supervolcano in Yellowstone National Park? The one that, three times in the last 2 million years, spewed enormous amounts of ash over the North American continent? Scientists have discovered an enormous underground reservoir deep beneath the...

    Lincoln home visitors boosted economy by nearly $13M in 2014

    The National Park Service reports that 218,000 visitors to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in 2014 spent $12.7 million in surrounding communities. A study by the U.S. Geological Survey found the spending supported 208 jobs and contributed a total...