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Grand Teton National Park Film Festival 2012

Schwabachers Landing, Grand Teton National Park. Photo Credit: National Park ServiceFor the second year in a row, Grand Teton National Park will be hosting a special film festival featuring films focused on the great outdoors.

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Astoria Park

Although widely known for its beautiful pool, the oldest and largest in the city, Astoria Park offers more than aquatic pleasures. Amenities include: * Outdoor tennis courts * a track * a bandstand * multiple trails * basketball courts ...and playgrounds lure visitors from the five boroughs and beyond. And the views! Sitting ...

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In yellowstone, Excelsior hot spring had low water level compared to years ago. Was there an eruption, or why is the water low? Thank you .
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After a series of hydrothermal explosions that ended in the early 1890s, Excelsior, once the world’s largest active geyser, became a quietly boiling hot spring. In 1985, Excelsior experienced several geyser eruptions, which may attest to why the water levels are now lower compared to years ago.

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King Peak

King Peak, the highest point in the range at 4,088 feet, is only three miles from the ...

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King Range National Conservation Area

One doesn’t just stumble across the King Range National Conservation Area—it takes some searching. The King Range extends along the northern California coast just south of Eureka. This remote region is called California’s Lost Coast because it’s only accessible through a few back roads, but this dramatic union of ...

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Keystone Thrust Fault

The most significant geologic canyon feature is the Keystone Thrust Fault. Starting about 65 million years ago, oceanic sedimentary limestone rock was pushed as high as 40 miles on top of Jurassic Aztec sandstone. This movement fractured the earth, creating a prominent thrust fault. Today, the fault exhibits a ...

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Celebration Park

At Celebration Park, Idaho’s only archaeological park, one can observe American Indian petroglyphs, thousands of years old, while interpretive specialists share expert knowledge of native culture and ...

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Swan Falls Loop

Swan Falls Loop, an easy 56-mile paved loop tour, winds from the town of Kuna across the desert and down into the Snake River Canyon. You can see an assortment of raptors, historic structures and American Indian rock art along the drive. Consider stopping at Initial Point for a ...

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Missouri Breaks Back Country Byway

The Missouri Breaks Back Country Byway traverses one of the most geologically unique and historically significant areas in Montana. The Byway begins at the community of Winifred, 38 miles north of Lewistown on Montana Highway 236. The Missouri Breaks National Back Country Byway consists of gravel roads and unsurfaced ...

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Is it possible to hike to glaciers in north cascades
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Yes, it is possible to hike to glaciers in the North Cascades. Please refer to the park's website for more information about hiking/climbing in regards to glaciers and climate change.

http://www.nps.gov/lach/index.htm

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