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  • Anza-Borrego Desert is fertile ground for filming

    When the producers of “Last Days in the Desert” needed an environment for their biblical allegory, they knew just where to travel. They headed 31/2 hours southeast of Los Angeles to one of the largest state parks in the country. Spanning 600,...
  • Leaser Lake fishing map is available

    Just in time for the opening of trout season, a fishing map of Leaser Lake that includes lake depth and habitat structure is available at Leaser Lake Heritage Foundation sponsors and LLHF meetings. The double-sided, 24x36 map features a full-color...
  • Former Scout leaders charged in destruction of Utah rock formation

    Former Scout leaders charged in destruction of Utah rock formation
    It took 20 million years of wind and water erosion to form an eye-catching, mushroom-shaped boulder in a Utah state park. Heaving the stone off its perch took a man just 10 seconds, and the action sparked international disgust. A pair of former Boy...
  • Sheriff's deputy reported shot in Mendocino County

    Law enforcement agenices in Mendocino County and surrounding areas searched Wednesday for armed suspects who shot a deputy, media in Northern California reported. Mendocino County law enforcement officials closed Highway 1 near MacKerricher State Park...
  • A River Walk Not To Be Missed

    A River Walk Not To Be Missed
    It's hard to imagine what Hurd State Park would look like if Jesse S. Miller had won. Places within the 940-acre park in East Hampton, like the popular "Split Rock" — a granite fissure on the northern edge of White Mountain with its tremendous...
  • Sun Rising On An Unblemished State Park

    Sun Rising On An Unblemished State Park
    Ever since the state purchased the abandoned Sunrise Resort in 2009, it has been known as an attractive nuisance. The 82 buildings — from cabins to kitchens to dance halls — along with a giant pool, as well as pingpong tables and paddleboats...
  • Campbell Falls Is The New King Of The Waterfalls

    Campbell Falls Is The New King Of The Waterfalls
    A quandary presented itself in the wilds of Massachusetts. A few years ago, after visiting all the "big and famous" waterfalls in the state, I crowned Enders Falls as the king of Connecticut's grand plunges. Well, how did I know Connecticut had a...
  • There's still good reason to honor Black History Month

    It's Black History Month, and hats off to those South Floridians who are making Carter G. Woodson proud. For those who may not remember, or simply don't know, Woodson was the historian who in 1926 declared the second week of February to be "Negro...
  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
    Check out festivals and events in October across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
  • Family-friendly hiking trails in Maryland

    Family-friendly hiking trails in Maryland
    It was pretty much a given that Joe Vogelpohl's kids would love hiking. As a ranger at Patapsco Valley State Park, Vogelpohl spends most of his days on trails and often takes his children, Isaac, 4, and Cecelia, 1, along on weekends. Cecilia is usually...