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Mountain Lion Safety Tips

Mountain lions serve an important role in parks ecosystem because they prevent the over-population of deer and other small mammals. Generally, the big cats are calm, quiet and elusive. Sightings are rare, so if you spot one, consider yourself privileged! A mountain lion attack is an extremely unlikely event. To ...

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Mountain Lion Safety Tips

Mountain lions serve an important role in parks ecosystem because they prevent the over-population of deer and other small mammals. Generally, the big cats are calm, quiet and elusive. Sightings are rare, so if you spot one, consider yourself privileged! A mountain lion attack is an extremely unlikely event. To ...

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Mountain Lion Safety Tips

Mountain lions serve an important role in parks ecosystem because they prevent the over-population of deer and other small mammals. Generally, the big cats are calm, quiet and elusive. Sightings are rare, so if you spot one, consider yourself privileged! A mountain lion attack is an extremely unlikely event. To ...

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As a handicapped person with mobility issuse am I allowed to operate my scooter in Corp of Engineers campgrounds?
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Wildlife Watching, Safety, RVing
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Hi,

Because policies can vary by state, The Army Corp recommends that visitors check with the specific park in which they are interested for details. If you tell us the name of the campground you plan to visit we can try to find more information for you. Hope this helps. Thanks!

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Staying Safe in Bear Country

grizzly bearWhile seeing a bear is often the highlight of a visit to the park it's important to follow bear safety tips provided by the parks. Bears are usually predictable, but each has an individual temperament. Knowledge of bear behavior can reduce your chance of an unpleasant encounter.

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Heard bear sighting in park we camp at. What is the law for shot gun
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Pymatuning State Park, Ohio, Gear, Safety
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For information on rules and regulations please visit the official park website http://ohiodnr.com/tabid/23476/Default.aspx or all the park office at 440-293-6030.

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We would like to travel from Bryce to Cedar City 3rd of May. Which roads are open on route, can we drive up to Cedar Breaks NM?
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Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah, Auto/Motorcycle, Safety
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You can take UT-143 N from Bryce Canyon to Cedar Breaks National Monument. For more informaiton call the park headquarters at (435) 586-9451.

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White-Nose Syndrome Threatens Bat Populations

Carter Caves State Resort Park and Kingdom Come State Park in eastern Kentucky can be added to the list of state and national parks who have noted white-nose syndrome (WNS) among their bat populations.

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Sequestration Cuts Set to Affect National Parks

Grand Canyon National Park is set to face a $1 million budget cut if sequestration goes into effect. Source: NPSBudget sequestration has been looming in the distance, but as we approach March 1, it looks very likely that sequestration will go into effect.

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Yosemite National Park Hantavirus Outbreak Notice

September 4, 2012, 1:14 pm
On August 27, 2012, The National Park Service (NPS) announced that there were 3 confirmed cases and 1 probable case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in visitors who stayed at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park since June of this year. Public health officials believe that these visitors may ...

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