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Here Are Five Of The Prettiest National Parks

Here Are Five Of The Prettiest National Parks

GABRIELLE OKUN, Reporter The United States has so many beautiful National Parks. Here are five of the prettiest ones you should definitely explore: Alaska: Denali National Park Denali National Park is in a remote part of Alaska and has many wondrous treasures. One, in particular, is Mount McKinley (originally named Mount Denali) — North America’s tallest […]

Spoiled Parks | New Reports Spotlight Threat of Trump’s Expanded Offshore Drilling

Spoiled Parks | New Reports Spotlight Threat of Trump’s Expanded Offshore Drilling

The Trump Administration’s widely criticized plan to expand offshore drilling along virtually all of America’s East Coast, Pacific Coast, Eastern Gulf and Alaska waters imperils 68 national parks, national seashore areas and national monuments in 18 states, according to a report issued today by the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).  The […]

Support America’s Treasures and Enjoy Free Admission During National Park Week

Support America’s Treasures and Enjoy Free Admission During National Park Week

April plays host to nature lovers’ favorite week of the year: National Park Week. And, free admission is part of the celebration. Starting on April 16th and running until April 24th-a week that contains Earth Day-all national parks in the United States will be admission free. From Yosemite to the Grand Canyon, all 417 of […]

Obama Makes Global Warming Pitch At Yosemite With A 40-Car Motorcade

Obama Makes Global Warming Pitch At Yosemite With A 40-Car Motorcade

President Barack Obama made a Saturday climate change speech at Yosemite National Park, diagnosis with a motorcade 40-deep spewing the same CO2 into the air he was railing against. Not only was there a 40-car motorcade, there were also four helicopters and, of course, Air Force One to account for (leaving out the army of […]

Photo Essay: Traveling the National Parks–-Zion, Utah

Photo Essay: Traveling the National Parks–-Zion, Utah

Local residents Harvey and Kathy Youngman recently went on a road trip up through the United States into Canada.   World travelers they said this was one trip they did not want to end.  They were especially impressed with the beauty and glory of the Grand Tetons in Wyoming. From the National Parks website: http://www.nps.gov/zion/index.htm Utah’s […]

Photo Essay: Traveling the National Parks–-Grand Tetons, Wyoming

Photo Essay: Traveling the National Parks–-Grand Tetons, Wyoming

Local residents Harvey and Kathy Youngman recently went on a road trip up through the United States into Canada.   World travelers they said this was one trip they did not want to end.  They were especially impressed with the beauty and glory of the Grand Tetons in Wyoming. From the National Parks website: http://www.nps.gov/grte/index.htm Mountains […]