Yosemite National Park Landmark Names to Be Restored After Lawsuit Settled

Yosemite National Park Landmark Names to Be Restored After Lawsuit Settled

Delaware North even claimed a trademark on the name “Yosemite National Park” for the purposes of merchandising.

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Episode 94 | The Need for Speed in Pensacola

Episode 94 | The Need for Speed in Pensacola

We’ve been on the road for over two years now in our converted school bus. We’ve been border to border and coast to coast twice now: Is it time for us to make some big changes? You’ve heard all the stories about shady salespeople and poor service, but is the...

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Dinosaur National Monument Designated as an International Dark Sky Park

Dinosaur National Monument Designated as an International Dark Sky Park

Photo: Stars fill the sky above the Quarry Exhibit Hall in Dinosaur National Monument | NPS/Jacob Holgerson The International Dark Sky Association has named Utah and Colorado’s Dinosaur National Monument an official International Dark Sky Park. Recognizing the skies above Dinosaur as having an exceptional quality of natural darkness while...

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2019 National Park Week Dates Announced

2019 National Park Week Dates Announced

National Park Service has announced the 2019 National Park Week dates and activities

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Episode 79 – National Park Foundation and our 2019 Travel Plans

Episode 79 – National Park Foundation and our 2019 Travel Plans

The longest government shutdown in American history has ended, and as we all know, it took its toll on our National Parks. Many people are looking for ways to help, so on this episode of RV Miles, we brought Robert Mathias, Chief of External Affairs with the National Park Foundation,...

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Episode 78 — Outdoor Newbies & RV Extended Warranties

Episode 78 — Outdoor Newbies & RV Extended Warranties

This week’s RV Miles podcast covers lots of tips and trips for folks that are new to the outdoor lifestyle — how to visit a National Park or other public lands for the first time. Then we talk with Staci Ritchie-Roman from Wholesale Warranties about the ins and outs of...

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National Parks add $36 Billion to US Economy, 300,000 Jobs

National Parks add $36 Billion to US Economy, 300,000 Jobs

NPS Photo | Neal Herbert The Department of the Interior announced today that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2017 resulted in a $35.8 billion boon to the nation’s economy, and supported 306,000 jobs. That’s up nearly a billion from 2016, according to the annual National Park Service...

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After 50,000 Public Comments, Zinke Backs Down From Massive National Park Fee Increase

After 50,000 Public Comments, Zinke Backs Down From Massive National Park Fee Increase

In the face of widespread opposition from the public and elected officials, the Interior Department has announced it will back down from a plan to impose steep fee increases at popular national parks. The plan would have nearly tripled entrance fees at 17 of the nation’s most popular parks, including...

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Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Set to Re-Open June 15

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Set to Re-Open June 15

Yosemite National Park has announced that the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias will reopen to the public at 9:00 am on Friday, June 15, 2018. The area has been closed to the public since July 2015 for a major renovation, which is nearly finished.

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Budget Slashes National Park Jobs, Repairs Infrastructure via New Energy Leases

Budget Slashes National Park Jobs, Repairs Infrastructure via New Energy Leases

The fiscal 2019 budget for the United States government put forth by the White House would slash 2000 National Park Service jobs, even as the parks are “being loved to death,” according to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.

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