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National Parks

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  • More thunderstorms likely today

    More thunderstorms likely today
    Expect another round of showers and storms today, mainly in the afternoon. Some of the storms could be strong and produce lightning, hail, gusty winds or even tornadoes. South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with afternoon highs...
  • Correction: Overcrowded National Park story

    In a story April 11 about Rocky Mountain National Park, The Associated Press reported erroneously that park officials are considering closing certain areas at times of overcrowding. Officials say no closures are planned and that they are studying ways...
  • Scant snow means Crater Lake, Ore., cabins, campground will open early

    Scant snow means Crater Lake, Ore., cabins, campground will open early
    Cabins and facilities inside Oregon's Crater Lake National Park will open Friday, a month earlier than usual, thanks to light snow and dry conditions. Usually officials wait for the snow to melt before opening facilities at Crater Lake, which is 1,943...
  • Proposal would let tribes gather plants in national parks

    Members of the Hualapai Tribe in northwestern Arizona occupied the Grand Canyon long before it became a national park. They collected fruit from cacti and pine nuts for food, cedar and mesquite to weave baskets, and materials to fashion cradleboards for...
  • Mountain lion P-22 should have a real name; bring on the suggestions!

    Mountain lion P-22 should have a real name; bring on the suggestions!
    When we wrote an editorial last week suggesting that the mountain lion P-22, who strolled out of his usual Griffith Park habitat and temporarily hunkered down in the crawl space of a nearby Los Feliz house, should be given a proper name, our readers...
  • The Grand Canyon, just as the Kolb brothers pictured it

    The Grand Canyon, just as the Kolb brothers pictured it
    They were just a couple of greenhorns from Pittsburgh, but the Kolb brothers knew the greatest photo op in the West when they saw it. It was 1902. The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway had just begun service to the Grand Canyon. The Kolbs gaped at the...
  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday and Sunday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday and Sunday
    Get free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday and Sunday. Entrance is free at all U.S. national parks to celebrate National Park Week. Entrance fees of $5-$10 will be waived at the main entrance in Homestead and in Shark Valley, off the...
  • Scientists: 3 wolves remain at Isle Royale National Park

    The gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park, which scientists have studied closely for more than half a century along with the moose on which they feed, are on the verge of disappearing as the most recent census showed that only three remain,...
  • P-22 data show mountain lion left Los Feliz house soon after media hoopla

    P-22 data show mountain lion left Los Feliz house soon after media hoopla
    P-22, the celebrity mountain lion of Griffith Park, spent only a short time under a Los Feliz house before he was discovered by a worker, according to National Park Service scientists' evaluation of GPS data from the puma's tracking collar. By 6 a.m....
  • Freebie Friday! Free eats at Denny's, $10 off at Lowe's

    Freebie Friday! Free eats at Denny's, $10 off at Lowe's
    Happy Freebie Friday! I've got a coupon for BOGO meals at Denny's and a $10 off coupon at Lowe's. There are loads of restaurant offers, too.  Also, get outdoors and enjoy free entry at U.S. National Park on Saturday and Sunday to celebrate National...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala
    Exploring Mayan ruins, strolling in colonial towns, hiking and bird-watching in the rainforest, bartering in markets: Guatemala offers cruise passengers these opportunities and more. Guatemala, a Central American country, borders Mexico, Belize,...