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State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park fees

A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks.<p>The top government lawyers from 10 states and the District of Columbia sent a letter saying the increase could put access to the …

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Autumn On Utah’s Colorado Plateau: Southern Utah Fall Color Photos

While most of us think of the northern woods of Vermont and New Hampshire, the southern forests of the Great Smoky Mountains, or perhaps the …

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Heading to Zion this weekend? Expect roadwork, traffic delays along the way

This March 2016 file photo illustrates increasing tourism at Zion National Park where a long line of visitors wait for a shuttle, Utah, March 19, …

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How to Balance New Adventures with Old Favorites

As explorers and lovers of the outdoors, we often face a little dilemma.

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OUR NATIONAL PARKS: Parks Need People; People Need Parks

The National Parks are called that for a reason. They’re not the Parks for the One Percent. Not just the Parks for People with Cool Gear.<p>Some people …

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<b>Washington •</b> Congress is pushing back on an Interior Department proposal to more than double entrance fees at peak times in some national parks and …

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On A Hike Through Utah's 'Mighty Five,' The Rocks Are Surreal But The Anvils Are Imaginary

Arches. Bryce. Canyonlands. Capitol Reef. Zion.<p>The mere mention of their names evokes images of Technicolor desertscapes, vermilion cliffs and vivid sunsets. They are Utah's "Mighty Five" national parks.<p>"Is that an anvil up there?" asked my 11-year-old daughter, as we passed under a particularly …

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The perfect road daytrip to Zion National Park from Las Vegas

Las Vegas might be known for drinks, shows, and sin, but the reason I really enjoy it is that it’s the perfect jumping off spot for some of the most …

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The best family hikes in the US

Yosemite Falls is North America's highest waterfall measuring a whopping 2425 feet (739m) in entirety.<p>Finding a hike that's easy enough for …

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Country culinary: Veyo suddenly a surprise food destination

Tucked between gas stations, storage sheds, a dusty rodeo grounds and a decaying RV park on the country road out of St. George that doesn’t go to …

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Alaska photography blog by professional photographer Patrick Endres

On June 10th I crossed Ernie Pass (the continental divide) of the Brooks Range on foot, during a 110 mile hike/packraft trip with a friend. …

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How to Plan a Multi Day Photography Trip

In late summer this year I took a trip to Southern Utah with several writers of Improve Photography, a few IP+ members, and Jim Harmer. I don't have …

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Zion National Park has a 16,000-Pound Potty Problem

Helicopters could be seen overhead at Utah's Zion National Park recently, for a very different kind of rescue.<p>Two outhouses located near the park's …

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The Endangered Starry Sky

Zion National Park, Utah<p><b>Zion National Park, Utah (CNN) —</b> As the glow of light pollution from cities and towns endangers our view of the night sky, gaze up at the stars from Zion National Park in southern Utah. The park is taking steps to become an official "Dark Sky Place" in hopes of preserving …

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Ultra, Adventure, Trail Running the 50-mile Zion Traverse

Thud, thud, thud. My knees feel every inch of the ground as I pound the trail again and again, each step sending an electric shock of protest up each …

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Waste Removal Operation Will Close Angels Landing Trail And Scout’s Lookout For Two Half Days In November. - Zion National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

<b>News Release Date:</b> November 1, 2017<p>SPRINGDALE, UT – The Zion Trail Crew and Fire Management staff, will be removing waste from the evaporative …

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Top National Park Camping Destinations in the United States

“Camping” is defined differently depending on your travel style. The good news is you can always find an experience to fit your sense of adventure, …

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Check out the insane footage from the Red Bull Rampage mountain bike event

Retaining Red Bull’s adrenaline-powered, high-thrill sports reputation, the Red Bull Rampage downhill mountain bike event concluded its 12th year in …

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National Parks for the 1 Percent

America’s Best Idea is now just another commodity. A president who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing, as Oscar Wilde had it, wants to make it prohibitively expensive for many to enter the most popular national parks.<p>You may have missed this, between the indictments, the …

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First Time Guide For Zion National Park

Zion National Park is located in southwest Utah. Known for its steep red cliffs, emerald pools, and waterfalls, it’s one of the most popular National …

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Fees to enter 17 U.S. national parks could double or triple in 2018

Canadian travellers to the United States take note – entrance fees into some of your favourite U.S. national parks could more than double and in some …

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The 10 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in the U.S.

The list goes on, of course, but these American destinations are some of the most incredible to explore.<p>You'll fall in love at first sight when you visit charming Charleston or wander around some of America's most scenic natural wonders. These beautiful locales are waiting for you to explore one …

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Thinking Beyond the Iconic Shot

Free Landscape Photography eBooks<p>Join over 35,000 photographers who get FREE eBooks, photos tips from some of the best & brightest right to your …

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How to Create an HDR in Lightroom Classic: An Illustrated Guide

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.High dynamic range – or HDR – …

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Birthday present for Theodore Roosevelt: Oil rigs galore

Birthday present for Theodore Roosevelt: Oil rigs galoreOct 27, 2017The Bureau of Land Management wants to drill right on the boundary of Theodore …

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'Westworld' cast might have dropped a big hint about season 2

HBO's hit sci-fi thriller "Westworld" aired its first season's finale late last year, but the cast of the show might be giving some fans the hope …

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Don't push the poor out of our most popular national parks by doubling entry fees

Our national parks face two persistent problems: Chronic underfunding that has led to a nearly $12-billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects, and massive crowds during peak seasons at the most popular destinations. Congress created much of the backlog problem by failing to properly budget …

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Trump Is Spoiling Our National Parks

On Tuesday, the National Park Service announced a proposal to sharply increase entry fees to 17 of America’s busiest and most iconic national parks. …

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A Visit to America’s National Parks Could Cost Twice as Much in 2018

Come 2018 it could be a lot more expensive to visit America’s most beautiful places. An entrance fee hike proposed by the National Park Service would …

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