RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

State Parks

A collection of news and information related to State Parks published by this site and its partners.

Top State Parks Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • State eyes beer, wine sales at Wekiwa Springs State Park

    State eyes beer, wine sales at Wekiwa Springs State Park
    Visitors to Wekiwa Springs State Park, considered one of the region's natural jewels, soon may be allowed to sip a cold beer or cup of wine while enjoying views of the popular springs. It's all part of a revenue-generating plan being pushed by the state...
  • Hike Florida's 'mountains' at Torreya State Park

    Hike Florida's 'mountains' at Torreya State Park
    Think Florida lacks hilly hikes? Think again. Appalachian Trail hikers often train at Torreya State Park, an hour west of Tallahassee high above the Apalachicola River. The bluffs up to 300 feet high offer spectacular vistas over the river, and the park...
  • Route 1 In Madison Closed Near Hammonasset Entrance

    MADISON — Route 1 is closed near the entrance to Hammonasset State Park Thursday evening, the town said. The area is closed for a serious accident, according to the town. Drivers are urged to seek another route.
  • Finance committee votes to raise park, camping fees

    Republicans on the Legislature's budget-writing committee approved higher state park admission and camping fees Thursday, brushing aside protests from Democrats that the proposal amounts to a slap in the face of working people looking for affordable...
  • George E. 'Mooney' Turner, painter

    George E. 'Mooney' Turner, painter
    George E. "Mooney" Turner, a former newspaper copy boy who later became a painter and carpenter, died May 1 at Good Samaritan Hospital of prostate cancer. He was 65. The son of Joseph C. Turner Sr., a steelworker, and Alma R. Turner, a homemaker, George...
  • In Astoria, Ore., visit the 'Goonies' house and more

    In Astoria, Ore., visit the 'Goonies' house and more
    Children of the 1980s grew up wishing they, too, could be one of the "Goonies," the treasure-hunting teens in the 1985 movie hit executive produced by Steven Spielberg. In sleepy Astoria, at the Northwest-most tip of Oregon, grown-up "Goonies" wannabes...
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Tolland High School sportsmanship scholarship TOLLAND - Tolland High School (THS) 2015 lacrosse team seniors surround coaches Justin Lappen (left) and Victor Hurtuk (right) holding the Coach Pinney & Counselor Arnold Lacrosse Scholarship plaque....
  • Initiative Uses State's Trout Parks As Training Ground For Kids

    Initiative Uses State's Trout Parks As Training Ground For Kids
    In the world of recreational fisheries management, the thinking is that one good way to get children outdoors — and keep them interested in the outdoors — is fishing, especially if they can count on catching fish when they go fishing. "All...
  • Walleye season opens Saturday in Land of 10,000 Lakes

    About a half a million anglers are expected to hit the water when walleye season opens Saturday in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Here's a look at some things to expect this season in Minnesota, a state that takes its fishing seriously. WEATHER Saturday's...
  • Most Indiana state parks raising entrance fees $2 next week

    Visitors to Indiana's state parks will pay $2 more per vehicle to enter most state parks under a price increase that takes effect next week. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday that beginning May 13 entrance fees will increase from...
  • Taking a trip to the playground with our younger family members

    Now that my son is a teenager, days out at the playground seem like a distant memory. I am so grateful that I have young nephews that I get to watch grinning from ear to ear as they soar down the slides and swing in the air at area parks. I often...