North Face, REI, and More Caution Sec. Zinke from Revoking National Monuments

North Face, REI, and More Caution Sec. Zinke from Revoking National Monuments

The Secretary, who was to visit all of the concerned sites before Thursday’s deadline, has only visited 8 and is currently on vacation in the Mediterranian.

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What Does an Eclipse Sound Like? Scientists Will Study Soundscapes Across US

What Does an Eclipse Sound Like? Scientists Will Study Soundscapes Across US

The types of changes to the soundscape that occur during an eclipse are relatively unknown. What will the eclipse sound like? Will insects and birds that sing during the day fall silent? Will animals that are only active at night get vocal?

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National Park Service Ends Water Bottle Ban

National Park Service Ends Water Bottle Ban

The 2011 policy, which encouraged national parks to eliminate the sale of disposable water bottles, has been rescinded to expand hydration options.

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Better Business Bureau Reporting Eclipse Scams

Better Business Bureau Reporting Eclipse Scams

RVers should be on the lookout for phony campgrounds selling sites at outrageous prices.

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Motor Vehicle Fatalities Drop Slightly from 2015 High Mark

Motor Vehicle Fatalities Drop Slightly from 2015 High Mark

Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council indicate motor vehicle deaths in the first six months of 2017 are 1 percent lower than they were during the same six-month period in 2016. However, the country is fresh off the steepest estimated two-year increase in motor vehicle deaths since 1964. The estimated deaths during the...

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Search Continues for Missing Couple in Joshua Tree

Search Continues for Missing Couple in Joshua Tree

The search continues for a couple who disappeared in Joshua Tree National Park 10 days ago.

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21 National Parks Prepare for Solar Eclipse Crowds

21 National Parks Prepare for Solar Eclipse Crowds

Expected to be the worst travel day in U.S. history, parks are gearing up for the upcoming total eclipse.

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Encore & Thousand Trails Campgrounds Rate Higher on TripAdvisor in 2017

Encore & Thousand Trails Campgrounds Rate Higher on TripAdvisor in 2017

With more than 180 locations across North America, nearly half of the Encore and Thousand Trails portfolio received the 2017 honor, a company record since the award was established.

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$50 Million Joint Funding Announced for National Parks Infrastructure

$50 Million Joint Funding Announced for National Parks Infrastructure

The Alluvial Fan Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the many deferred maintenance projects that will benefit from the Centennial Challenge Program. – NPS Photo NPS Centennial Challenge Program is Matching $20 Million in Congressional Funding with $33 Million from Partner Organizations to Support Maintenance Projects at...

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RV Parks Cracking Down on 50 Amp Rigs Using 30 Amp Sites

RV Parks Cracking Down on 50 Amp Rigs Using 30 Amp Sites

We’ve heard from several RVers via Facebook posts that they’ve been running into issues where campgrounds will not allow them to park their RV wired for 50 amp electrical service at a site with only a 30 amp post.

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