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Happy 100th Birthday, National Parks Service

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As I may have mentioned here in the past, I’m an information junkie. However, I’m an information junkie cursed with a terrible Swiss Cheese of a memory, possibly caused by an old gypsy woman, and therefore I’m a fan of tour guides. 233 more words

Culture

100 years old, Utah's National Parks still look good in viewer photos

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Park Service is 100 years old, and Utah would be in the running for the state most closely identified with its National Parks, though Wyoming and Arizona might make a case. 198 more words

News

5 Ways to Celebrate 100 Years of National Parks

National Parks aren’t perfect. The history of our nation’s parks is as fraught as our nation’s, and the future is just as uncertain. But today is a day to celebrate all the amazing opportunities our 400+ National Parks offer. 194 more words

Travel

Centenary of the U.S. National Parks Service

Today is the one hundredth anniversary of the establishment of the United States National Parks Service, created by President Woodrow Wilson.  The first public reservation in the country was Yellowstone National Park which had been established in 1872.    3,358 more words

Holidays

How to Save on National Park Entrance Fees, Because Mo' Money, Money Problems

Cost: $80

If you’re planning on visiting more than three national parks in a year, the interagency or “America the Beautiful” Pass is an absolute must. 415 more words

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