Astronomy/Stargazing

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I am looking for Bryce Canyon's "Dark Rangers", star gazing Astronomy Festival.
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Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, Astronomy/Stargazing, Ranger-led Programs
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The Bryce Astronomy Festival is an annual event (this was the 10th year!) in July.  This year's events were July 7-10.  Click here for more information and how to find out about next year's events. 

http://www.nps.gov/brca/planyourvisit/astrofest.htm

http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2010/06/mark-your-calendars-bryce-canyon-national-parks-astrono...

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Everything you need to know about our 2010 guides is available here!

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Not sure when you're leaving. If you e-mail me your address, at info@morselmunk.com, I will send you a complimentary copy of the Yosemite National Park Guide. Are there any others you would like?

Happy trails!

-Brigitte @ Morsel Munk

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Experience Once-in-a-Lifetime Solar Eclipse, Solstices and Star Gazing in Southern Utah

June 14, 2010, 12:34 pm
Dark night skies in some areas of the world are a thing of the past, however in Southern Utah, low light pollution creates a perfect environment for astro-tourism. Get a close-up look at the cosmos each Monday at Southern Utah Univeristy’s Ashcroft Observatory, located on the hilltop just south ...

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Does an adult need a fishing license to fish in any national park?
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Yosemite National Park, California, Astronomy/Stargazing, Bird Watching, Native American History, Fossils, Lake Fishing, Volcanology
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Fishing license requirements vary from park to park. State fishing laws apply, and some parks have their own regulations, so it's best to contact the park you plan to visit before your trip.

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Planning a roadtrip from Denver to San Fran in August. Will it be bearable on hwy 80 w/o AC? Are there alternative routes or suggestions?
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Arches National Park, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Nevada, California, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Auto/Motorcycle, Astronomy/Stargazing, Swimming, Fossils, Wildflowers, Caving, Camping, Lodging, Safety
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Average highs in Denver in August are in the high 80s. Average highs in cities along your route in Utah and Nevada can be in the 90s. For more about average temperatures, check out the average weather charts on weather.com.

As your trip approaches, you can check weather conditions on the interstate at weather.com's Interstate trip planner.

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Grand Canyon Star Party coming in June

May 20, 2010, 7:32 am
The 20th annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held from Saturday, June 5 through Saturday, June 12, 2010 on the South and North Rims of Grand Canyon National Park. This event is sponsored by the National Park Service, the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association (South Rim), and the Saguaro Astronomy ...

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Astro-Tourism is Alive, Thriving in Southern Utah

May 10, 2010, 8:42 am
Dark night skies in some areas of the world are a thing of the past, however in Southern Utah, low light pollution creates a perfect environment for Astro-Tourism. “We are fortunate to have beautiful scenery in the daylight and access to stunning sky-capes at night”, according to Bonnie Char, ...

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I am planning to go to The Badlands, SD, Yellowstone, Glacier during week of 5-17-10. Will they be open that early in the season?
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Badlands National Park, Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Auto/Motorcycle, Astronomy/Stargazing, Flora & Fauna, Camping, Park Passes and Fees, Photography, Picnicking, RVing, Touring
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The Badlands, Glacier and Yellowstone national parks are all open year round. Checking road conditions in both Yellowstone and Glacier this time of year is still an absolute must because snow is not uncommon. Glacier National Park just began plowing Going-to-the-Sun Road. For more information on the road conditions and how far the plows have traveled in Glacier follow this link and select the "Where are the plows?" option. For road conditions in Yellowstone follow this link or call 307-344 2117 for current conditions. 

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Where do I enter the swimming portion of the Glen Canyon State Park?
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Arizona, Ancient Cultures, Archaeology, Astronomy/Stargazing, Wildlife Watching, Food/Dining, Swimming, Fossils, Geology, Marine Life, Health & Fitness, Wildflowers, Volcanology
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Swimming is a popular activity at Lake Powell, especially in the summer when water temperatures can surpass 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Please be aware that there are no life guards or designated swim beaches at Lake Powell or on the Colorado River. Swim at your own risk. Swimming is prohibited at all marinas and launch areas.
A list of swimming locations and directions is available here.
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Full Moon Hike at Voyageurs National Park

February 28, 2010 10:00 AM
3131 Highway 53 * International Falls, Minnesota

NOTE: Please be aware that this event has already occured.
Join park naturalist, Kim Reich, for a program on the moon phases.  After the program, Kim will lead the group on a full moon snowshoe trek along the Oberholtzer Trail. The program will conclude with a gathering around a campfire. Snowshoes will be provided. Meet inside the Rainy Lake Visitor ...

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