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Take it to the Park!

The search for America's Favorite Park is on! This summer, make a difference in your community and cast your vote to help your favorite park win up to $100,000.

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Were can I rent a boat and waverunners at thanks
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Mississinewa Lake, Indiana, Motorized Boating, Native American History, Lake Fishing, Water Skiing, Marine Life, Camping, Fishing, Kids Activities, Lodging, Park Passes and Fees, Picnicking
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Red Bridge Harbor Marina is the only marina located near Mississinewa Lake. For more information on boat rentals, call the marina office at (765)395-3525 or visit the Indiana Department of Natural Resources website
 

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Could you please be more specific as to where you are?

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July is Park and Recreation Month!

America’s parks and recreation areas are some of the nation’s greatest treasures. These places help encourage fitness, adventure, knowledge and appreciation of our country. This month is your time to share what you love about parks and recreation!

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What do you recommend doing in Zion National Park during 110 degree weather?
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Zion National Park, Flora & Fauna, History/Culture, Hiking, Kids Activities, Touring
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River trips are a great way to have fun and keep cool in hot weather at Zion National Park. For more information on river trips, swimming and other activities, please visit the National Park Service's Zion National Park webpage.

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Great American Backyard Campout 2013

Despite the countless number of ways to stay connected in society today, Americans are still prone to feeling disconnected in their world. While the benefits that come with the prevalence of technology and immersion in the digital world are great, Americans often miss opportunities to have direct, genuine experiences with nature and with others.

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Sesame Street Characters Elmo and Murray Visit Our National Parks

Sesame Street Characters Elmo and Murray visit with at park ranger from Grand Canyon National Park.Thanks to a new series of online videos from the folks at Sesame Street, youngsters can learn about America’s Great Outdoors from Elmo and Murray, two fun-loving Muppets, as they visit with park rangers and explore wildlife at two of America’s most popular national

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Many state & local parks are adding Disc Golf courses as a recreational option. Is there a way to find these using your app?
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Health & Fitness, Kids Activities
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Disc golf is a very popular outdoor activity. To see if disc golf is offered at a specific park, type the park name into our Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder App and read through the general park information. Many times, the opportunity for disc golf is included in the park overview on our app. 

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National Get Outdoors Day – June 8, 2013

Get off the couch and get outdoors! Saturday June 8th is National Get Outdoors Day, and we would like to personally invite you and yours to participate in this important event!

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Synchronized Firefly Phenomenon at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Come experience the exquisite beauty of fireflies this summer at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Each year, Americans are able to revel in this gorgeous display of synchronized fireflies at Elkmont Campground as they kick off the summer.

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I know many state parks allow dogs as long as they are leashed and you clean up. What are the rules for the national parks? Thanks jmilford
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Jewel Cave National Monument, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Yellowstone National Park, Montana, Archaeology, Astronomy/Stargazing, Swimming, Fossils, Ranger-led Programs, Geology, Historic Sites, Camping, History/Culture, Kids Activities, Park Passes and Fees, Photography
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Please refer to the National Park Service's website for specific details about visiting national parks with your pets. More information can be found by searching for individual parks on nps.gov.

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