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Bird Fests 2013

Come experience the natural beauty and grace of birds this year at the 2013 Bird Festivals! These events, supported by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Wildlife Refuge System, are opportunities to experience these winged creatures in a unique way.

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Fun for Everyone at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Fort Zachary Taylor exterior and moat.Whether you’re a history buff, a beach bum, or a tropical fish aficionado, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park in Key West, Florida has something for everyone! Florida’s southern most state park offers a wide array of activities and rich U.S. military history.

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Pinnacles National Monument becomes America's 59th National Park

Hikers at Pinnacle National Monument. Source: NPS.gov.President Obama has signed legislation to elevate Pinnacles National Monument to become Pinnacles National Park, making it America's 59th national park.

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Our Holiday Gift Guide is Live

Oh, Ranger! 2012 Holiday Gift GuideHoliday shopping procrastinator, fear not—our holiday gift guide is live! We've got great ideas for adventurers, kids, foodies, travelers and even those hard-to-shop-for people on your list.

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Holiday Shopping for Good: American Hiking Society's Holiday Auction

American Hiking Society's Holiday Auction on EbayWhat do a Grand Canyon trip, a rock climbing class, some fully-stocked daypacks, a family-camping package, and autographed books from hiking celebs such as Andrew Skurka, Conrad Anker, Aron Ralston, and Cheryl Strayed all have in common?

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National Parks Recovering from Superstorm Sandy

Superstorm Sandy damage on Liberty Island by Kevin Daley, NPSWeeks after Surperstorm Sandy hit the Northeast, millions of people struggle to rebuild their lives.

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Creature Features: Brought to you by Mark Twain

Mark Twain's Book of Animals cover imageDelve into some of Mark Twain’s lesser-known pieces in Mark Twain’s Book of Animals, a compilation of more than 60 pieces Twain wrote about animals during his lifetime.

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Visit a National Park for FREE this Veterans Day Weekend

National Park and public lands across the country are offering free admission on Veterans Day Weekend.

Here's a message from National Park Service ranger and U.S. Marine veteran Dan Hottle of Yellowstone National Park about getting out to visit your National Parks this weekend.

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National Parks and Public Lands offer FREE admission on Veterans Day Weekend

National Parks and Public Lands offer free admission on Veterans Day WeekendAmerica’s 398 national parks will offer everyone free admission during the Veterans Day weekend in honor of those that serve and have served in the United States military.

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