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National Parks

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  • Hampton plans to create Fort Monroe zoning

    Hampton plans to create Fort Monroe zoning
    With a master plan and design standards already in place on Fort Monroe, the city now plans to add a layer of bureaucracy its staff says is necessary to protect the city's interest if portions of the historic property are ever sold to private developers....
  • Pregnant wife of U.S. Marine missing nearly two weeks; no new clues

    Pregnant wife of U.S. Marine missing nearly two weeks; no new clues
    The search for a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife who went missing nearly two weeks ago as she was headed to Joshua Tree National Park is expected to intensify over the weekend, officials said. Search and rescue crews have been scouring the massive...
  • National Park Service calls development plans a threat to Grand Canyon

    National Park Service calls development plans a threat to Grand Canyon
    At the rim of the Grand Canyon, busloads of Chinese tourists jostled on a recent day with twentysomething backpackers and an Amish family with rambunctious boys in suspenders and straw hats, all eager for a prime viewing spot. They gazed out on a...
  • Yellowstone grizzly bears are on the rebound and outbound

    At the age of 5 in Yellowstone National Park, I saw my first grizzly. With my family, I watched a mother and two cubs walk along the shore of Yellowstone Lake. The sighting was a highlight of our trip to America's oldest national park. It also helped...
  • Ski resorts gear up for summer activities

    Summer can be a great time to visit ski resorts. The weather is usually glorious, and there are numerous outdoor activities, festivals and cultural offerings aimed at attracting visitors and entertaining locals. In this generally slower time of year,...
  • Marine's pregnant wife, missing near Joshua Tree, a 'sweet, sweet soul'

    Marine's pregnant wife, missing near Joshua Tree, a 'sweet, sweet soul'
    The search for a Marine’s 19-year-old pregnant wife, who disappeared more than a week ago after leaving her home in Twentynine Palms, continued over the weekend with help from at least 50 search-and-rescue workers, officials said. Erin Corwin, who...
  • Search for Marine's pregnant wife continues in Joshua Tree area

    Search for Marine's pregnant wife continues in Joshua Tree area
    An intensive search for a Marine's 19-year-old pregnant wife continued Thursday at Joshua Tree National Park, where about a dozen search and rescue volunteers were on the ground, assisted by a sheriff’s helicopter in the air, authorities said....
  • A digital guide to national parks perfect for your next road trip

    A digital guide to national parks perfect for your next road trip
    Get out your sleeping bag or leave it behind on a trip to one or more of 26 national parks profiled in a National Park Foundation guide released this week. Grand old park lodges and out-of-the-way campgrounds get equal billing in a digital guide that'...
  • Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park

    Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park
    FLAMINGO, Fla. - The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car. Snook fishing, in...
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: Holland America Line has a 14-day South America Passage cruise departing Nov. 24 from Valparaiso, Chile, priced as low as $1,399...
  • Excavation vacations

     Excavation vacations
    Regardless of how full her plate is, Lisa Orgren will always make room for her favorite pastime, which involves donning gloves, grabbing a trowel and digging in the dirt. She's not planting flowers or vegetables in her backyard. For the last five...