Mountain Lion Killed After Fighting with Dog

WEST GLACIER, MT. – A mountain lion was shot and killed by a park ranger after the lion attacked a dog in the employee housing area of Glacier National Park in West Glacier Saturday evening. At approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, a park employee returned to her residence and upon opening the car […]

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Arches National Park Resumes Temporary Closure of Climbing Routes

With the return of spring, many climbing routes or features inside Arches National Park again have been temporarily closed to rock climbing to protect sensitive wildlife species in accordance with the authority of Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 1, Section 1.5(a)(1). Effective immediately, popular climbing routes on the feature known as the […]

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Death Valley Morning Report 03/19/15

Weather Forecast Today — Partly cloudy. Highs 70 to 73 in the mountains — 93 to 96 at Furnace Creek. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 47 in the mountains — 59 to 62 at Furnace Creek. North wind under 10 mph. Tomorrow — Sunny. Highs 72 to […]

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Fee Free Day 03/21/15 at Walnut Canyon National Monument

Flagstaff, AZ. –In honor of Walnut Canyon’s Centennial, Superintendent Kayci Cook Collins, announced a special fee free day, this Saturday, March 21, 2015. As part of Arizona Archaeology Month, Walnut Canyon will host a Craft Day with demonstrations and hands-on craft making. Join NPS archaeologists at the Walnut Canyon visitor center and learn how early […]

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Zion Canyon Visitor Center Closes 3/9-14/15; Museum Opens 3/9/15; Shuttle System Starts 3/15/15

SPRINGDALE, UT: Due to unforeseen delays in construction at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center parking lot, Zion National Park is closing the Visitor Center temporarily and moving most operations over to the Zion Human History Museum, located approximately one half-mile from the South Entrance. Wilderness Permits will be available at the Zion Nature Center, near […]

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