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National Parks

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  • Winter jewel of the Shenandoah

     Winter jewel of the Shenandoah
    Anyone who's hiked Whiteoak Canyon Trail more than once or twice can give you a half-dozen reasons why it ranks among the most popular treks in Shenandoah National Park. Stretched out along this scenic mountain stream are six eye-catching and...
  • Park Service considers changes to Water Gap area

    Park Service considers changes to Water Gap area
    The National Park Service has released a second report focusing on a new, streamlined vision for maintaining and promoting the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Vision 2030 — completed last fall — and a "foundation document"...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Connie Francis, Rosemary Clooney, Roy Orbison, and John Denver impersonators, Li Greci's, Staten Island, April 29. $81. Tribute to Elvis with Mike Albert, Penn's Peak, May 12. $70. Northampton AARP, Sharon, 610-262-9182. •Not...
  • New study: Everglades rare plants under siege

    New study: Everglades rare plants under siege
    A landmark report — 10 years in the making — looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there. Possible culprits? The same threats faced by the park's endangered...
  • Renovated W.Va. camp eyed for use as educational facility

    The National Park Service is hoping to turn a renovated Camp Brookside in Brooks in a future education institute. The camp was originally built in the 1940s as a summer camp for children of Electro Metallurgical Company workers in Alloy. It was bought by...
  • Freebie Friday: Free $10 Bed Bath & Beyond gift card, free museum visits

    Freebie Friday: Free $10 Bed Bath & Beyond gift card, free museum visits
    Happy Freebie Friday! I've got  some crazy-good offers today like a free $10 Bed Bath and Beyond gift card, a coupon to save $10 at Macy's through Sunday and a fun deal for teachers to get in free at Jungle Island in Miami. Have a great weekend!...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Ocean expo: The Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center. There are seminars on spearfishing, lobstering, free diving, underwater photography, shipwreck diving, kayak...
  • Man found dead in national park was shot in head with arrow

    A man found dead at a campground in Olympic National Park in Washington state was shot in the head with an arrow from a crossbow, and authorities are trying to determine how it happened. There's no obvious evidence of a crime, but the death of...
  • Three lawmakers urge Park Service action on Rim of the Valley study

     Three lawmakers urge Park Service action on Rim of the Valley study
    Saying a study of the Rim of the Valley Corridor's future is months overdue and stuck in "bureaucratic limbo," three local members of Congress are urging the National Park Service to release the report. Reps. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank), Judy Chu (D-...
  • Pullman needs more, but national monument designation a good start

     Pullman needs more, but national monument designation a good start
    It's understandable if Chicagoans are skeptical about President Barack Obama's designation of the historic Pullman factory district as the city's first national monument. Thursday's ceremony can't change the fact that Pullman sits some 15 miles from...
  • SoFla history comes alive at free Vintage Day celebration on Saturday

    SoFla history comes alive at free Vintage Day celebration on Saturday
    Get free entry to Everglades National Park at the Homestead entrance to celebrate the fifth annual "Vintage Day" on Saturday. Turn-of-the-century South Florida history comes alive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as costumed Gladesmen, gator and plume hunters,...