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Happy 99th Birthday to the National Parks Service

99 glorious years! Entrance to all of America’s 408 national parks is free today, so celebrate by checking out the ones in your area and getting your history fix! 51 more words

History

Yellowstone Hiker Dies After Bear Attack

After an initial investigation into a hiker’s recent death, Yellowstone National Park officials are saying a bear was most likely involved in the tragic death of a Montana man… 250 more words

Jackson

battlefield photographs from Grant's siege of Petersburg

Saturday Rebekah and I toured the Petersburg National Battlefield, just south of Richmond. It’s a tough stop to do justice to. Ten months of siege; more than 70 miles of earthworks; dozens of major engagements. 313 more words

Photography

Missing People In National Parks And Government Incompetence

National Parks: we feel mostly safe in them. People love having a great time in them. They enjoy having a nice vacation with the family to them, going through them, and having lots of fun together. 555 more words

Government

Redskins' name hinders DC's efforts for stadium site lease

WASHINGTON – The National Park Service won’t grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins’ old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team’s name. 188 more words

Sports

Flash! Friday: Vol 3 - 25

AT LAST AT LAST! I’ve been having waaay too much fun flinging dragon mugs this way and that, flashing dragons on my car, dancing with dragons round my neck…. 533 more words

Flash Fiction

Dead trees of Angel Terrace

The lower terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs in
Yellowstone are pretty interesting. It’s a region with
stepping levels of limestone formed by the hot springs… 83 more words

National Parks