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State Parks

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  • Clearing Big Sur slide

     
    A massive slide blocking California 1 near Big Sur is taking months to remove....
  • West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

    West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
    Carnifex Ferry is not Gettysburg. It's not Antietam. It's not Shiloh. It was a little-known battle early in the Civil War that helped West Virginia break away from Virginia and become the 35th state. The battle on Sept. 10, 1861, pitted 5,000 Union...
  • What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway

    What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway
    Picture the Blue Ridge Parkway as a crooked spine running through the Appalachian Mountains. Government stewardship of public lands is splashed across the map in confusing variety a national park at either end, national forests, historic sites,...
  • Western Connecticut Orienteering Club sponsors event at Gay City State Park

    Orienteering is an activity that can be enjoyed by a wide audience. Because most events sport a number of courses of varying difficulty, the activity can accommodate participants with more or less physical strength, knowledge and experience. There are...
  • Southbury, Proudly Rural

    Southbury, Proudly Rural
    Throughout its history, Southbury has been a small town that seems to attract people with big ideas — some good, some not so good. In the 1900s it was political turmoil as usual in Europe that led to a cadre of Russian intellectuals displaced by...
  • Officials: Chicago man drowns near Starved Rock

    Officials: Chicago man drowns near Starved Rock
    A 22-year-old Chicago man drowned in the Illinois River near Starved Rock State Park Saturday night, officials said. According to Illinois Conservation Police Sgt. Robert Frazier, Angel L. Barreto, of the 2100 block of West Birchwood Avenue in the...
  • Wild side of the Keys

    Wild side of the Keys
    A road trip gets up close to the native creatures — I had come in the daytime to see them. North of town, I walked the tropical hardwood hammock of the peaceful Watson Trail and circled a slough on the Mannillo Trail. A lazing alligator was my...
  • Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, All Star Mixology contest, James Beard Taste America

    Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, All Star Mixology contest, James Beard Taste America
    Veuve Clicquot is hosting the fifth annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic at Will Rogers State Park Oct. 11. VIP picnic attendees will be treated to a meal prepared by Wolfgang Puck Catering and Veuve Clicquot bubbly, as well as a seat to watch the polo...
  • Go to state parks for free on Literacy Day

    The Lake County Library System's Adult Literacy Program and the Florida Park Service will celebrate International Literacy Day on Monday. Visitors can get free admission to any state park system including Lake Griffin State Park, 3089 U.S. Highway 27-441...
  • South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10

    South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south and west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please go here: http://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Sept. 4 Burr...
  • South Dakota: Buffalo roundup planned at Custer State Park

    South Dakota: Buffalo roundup planned at Custer State Park
    Cowboys, cowgirls and park rangers this month will wrangle about 1,300 bison in an Old West-style roundup at Custer State Park in South Dakota. The 49th Buffalo Roundup (yes, they're bison but the buffalo name stuck) at the park takes place Sept. 26....