North Rim of Grand Canyon Begins Seasonal Closures


Facilities on Grand Canyon’s North Rim to Begin Seasonal Closures- Park Remains Open for Day Use Grand Canyon, AZ –The staff on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will begin to shut down most visitor services and facilities on Thursday, October 16; the North Rim will remain open to visitors through December 1 […]


Fatality at Grand Canyon

Male Hiker Dies While Hiking on North Kaibab Trail Grand Canyon, Ariz. – On Friday, September 19, at approximately 4 p.m. the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a 911 call from a visitor reporting that a male hiker had fallen and was having trouble breathing. Park rangers responded by helicopter and found the victim […]


National Parks Fee Free Day on Sept 27th for Natl Public Lands Day


CAMP VERDE, Ariz. –National Park Service units throughout the country will waive entry fees on Saturday, September 27, in celebration of National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day has been a tradition since 1994, when it began with just three sites. In conjunction with National Public Lands Day in 2013, more than 175,000 people […]


Ghost Mountain Hike & Huell Howser Unseen Ghost Mountain Episode

HIKE TO GHOST MOUNTAIN W/JOHN MCDONALD Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 8:00am to 11:00am Hike Leader: John McDonald, Producer/Director $20, includes admission to “California’s Gold” Screening Join filmmaker John McDonald for a moderate 2.2-mile round trip hike to Ghost Mountain. Learn about the family that lived there for 17 years and how John’s production […]


100th Anniversary of the Goffs Schoolhouse


Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Goffs Schoolhouse Sunday, October 12, 2014 The Goffs Schoolhouse is a one-room mission style desert school built in 1914 by the County of San Bernardino to serve the growing population of the area. The Schoolhouse was used as the local community center. Through many of the 23 years […]


Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival


Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival – November 13 – 16, 2014 U.S. Navy’s China Lake Petroglyph Tours of 10,000+ year-old Native American Rock Art Is Expected to Sell out at Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival Set for November The festival, which celebrates the area’s Native American culture and history, expects to receive thousands of history, environment and nature enthusiasts. […]


100-mile Adventure Race – Moab Utah


  The West’s premier adventure race series, the Adventure Xstream Race Series consisting of Sprint, 12 & 24-hour adventure races in spectacular locations such as Moab, UT; Durango, CO; Buena Vista, CO; Glenwood Springs, CO; and Breckenridge, CO announces the Moab AXS Finale race to be held in Moab, Utah this fall. The race will take […]


Vehicles Detoured through Lake Mead Due to I-15 Flood Closure

Nevada DOT Map

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – A portion of Interstate 15 in Southern Nevada remains closed due to flooding. The Nevada Department of Transportation has designated two routes for passenger and non-commercial vehicles. Those routes can be found online at To further ease congestion, Lake Mead National Recreational Area is allowing all non-commercial vehicles (including RVs) […]


Join San Diego’s 51st Cabrillo Festival Sept 28th

View from Cabrillo NM

Journey back to September 28, 1542 when Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, sailing under the flag of Spain, landed on the shore of San Diego Bay. This pivotal moment in history is remembered every year with a series of events hosted by the Cabrillo Festival Inc. and the National Park Service. Hosted by the National Park Service […]


Vandals Damage Fossil at Dinosaur NM

From left to right: Bone prior to damage, after damage and closeup of damaged area. Coloration differences are due to different cameras and time of year between the before and after photos. NPS Photo

Dinosaur, CO and Jensen, UT–Rangers are seeking information related to recent fossil damage and theft on the Fossil Discovery Trail. On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, a park ranger leading a guided walk discovered damage to a fossilized humerus bone from a sauropod dinosaur located along the trail. The damage was not evident the previous day. […]

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