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Can you pan for gold in johns mt national forrist
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Gettysburg National Military Park Celebrates 150th Anniversary

June 10, 2013, 11:54 am
By Heather Crowley As a nation, we often associate our national parks with sprawling forests, untamed wildlife and s’mores over a campfire. Yet our national parks are also tasked with the difficult job of safeguarding some of our nation’s richest history. Their efforts ensure our past and stories are not ...

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13 Sites Receive National Historic Landmark Designation

The Edmund Pettus Bridge, site of "Bloody Sunday" is among the new sites receiving the designation.Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis announced the designation of 13 new National Historic Landmarks on March 12.

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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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Is Yosemite national park crowded in the first week in April?
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Yosemite is an exicting park that is popular year-round, especially in the winter and spring. You may miss a lot of the classroom crowds as most students will still be in school. Please note that certain trails and attractions are still closed in April. Call the park at (209) 372-0200 for more information.

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Richmond National Battlefield Park Will Expand

February 3, 2012, 6:53 am
By Virginia Business Federal funds totaling $4 million will be used to expand Richmond National Battlefield Park by 385 acres. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced plans for the park expansion at a town hall meeting in Richmond examining the importance of the area’s history in attracting tourists. Virginia is ...

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I just want to start out at Moon Lake then leave there and backpack into Brown Duck, and spend 2, maybe 3 days there.
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It's a short day hike from Moon Lake Campgrounds to the Brown Duck Trail. There's plenty of camping opportunities in nearby East Basin. Please note some trail areas may be inaccessible due to winter weather. For more information, visit the Forest Service's page on Ashley National Forest: http://www.fs.usda.gov/ashley. Have a fun and safe adventure!

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Yorktown National Cemetery

The cemetery site at Yorktown Battlefield was selected in 1866 as a good cemetery location in the general vicinity of various Civil War battlefields and scenes of action related particularly to the Peninsular Campaign of 1862 when General George B. McClellan was moving toward Richmond, the Confederate capital. The ...

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Traveling Exhibit at Ellis Island Brings Story of Alcatraz to NYC

October 6, 2011, 1:29 pm
Can’t make it to San Francisco to visit Alcatraz Island? For a limited time, New Yorkers need only hop a ferry—instead of a flight—to experience “The Rock” firsthand. A traveling exhibit titled “Alcatraz: Life on The Rock,” has arrived at Ellis Island and will run until January 12, 2012. Showcasing ...

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