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j25giambi
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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jennifer....
I would like to do some lake kayaking in Glaicer. Is there direct lake access or do I have to portage the kayak to get to the lakes?
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Glacier National Park, Kayaking, Gear, Park Passes and Fees, Safety
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Read all the boating regulations and locations at Glacier National Park's homepage. Have a great time.

http://www.nps.gov/glac/planyourvisit/boating.htm

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Maurice C...
I plan to come to Yosemite and wish to camp will there. Can one have a camp fire at the camp sites to cook on?
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Yosemite National Park, California, Camping, Park Passes and Fees, Safety
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I wish to know can one have a camp fire at the camp sites in Yosemite National Park???

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mveilleux
We plan to do the Wildrose peak hike tomorow. We'll enter the park by Ridgecrest. The road is it open and can we do the hike?
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Death Valley National Park, Trail Running, Hiking, Safety
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All of the roads into the park are currently open.  Be sure to bring plenty of water with you on your hike!

You can reach the park visitor center by calling this number if you have any further questions on current park conditions:  (760) 786-3200

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Bear-proof Gear Reviews

March 19, 2010, 9:15 am
Need to purchase a bear-proof food container? Wired.com put four popular storage devices to the test by dropping them in with Betsy, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo's 500-pound grizzly. Check out the results ...

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Guns in National Parks: What you need to know

March 17, 2010, 7:46 am
A change in federal law effective Monday, February 22, 2010, allows firearms in many national parks. There's been much talk about the issue, and much confusion about where firearms are allowed and where they're not. Here's our breakdown of the most important details of the new law: If you can ...

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naturalla...
Is the paved access road at Gorges State Park open to the public?
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Gorges State Park, North Carolina, Auto/Motorcycle, Safety
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You enter the park on Rte 281 which is paved and completely open.  There is a three (3) mile loop road once you enter the park that is great for riding/driving...  This is the first week the park hasn't had any snow in a long time, so should be nice.  For more information, you can call the park's main office at (828) 966-9099.  Happy riding!!

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Glacier National Park: Staying Safe in Bear Country

March 9, 2010, 12:14 pm
Bear tracks and a freshly dug hole in the snow indicate some bears are awake and venturing out looking for food in and around Glacier National Park.  During the first week of March, there have been three separate sightings of bear tracks throughout the park. Tracks and a large ...

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samuel
Can you give me information about the Grand Tour which is the full day tour of Yosemite park. Where it starts, fees ,and timing?
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Yosemite National Park, California, Guided Tours, Safety
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The full-day Yosemite Grand Tour combines the Valley Floor Tour, Big Trees Tram and Glacier Point Tours into one. Bring your camera and lots of film for some breathtaking views as you explore the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and Glacier Point.

Duration: All day.

Departure Time & Place:  Departs at 8:45 a.m.; meet in front of the lobby of Yosemite Lodge at the Falls.

You Will See: Yosemite Valley sights, plus Tunnel View, Glacier Point, Wawona, Big Trees and more.

Available: Late May to early November, conditions permitting.

Additional Information: When you make your reservation, ask for details about lunch (or Sunday Brunch, offered seasonally) served in the famous Wawona Dining Room.

Making Reservations: Once you are in the park, tour reservations may be placed at any Tour & Activity Desk or by calling x1240 from any house phone. To make reservations prior to your arrival in the park, please call (209) 372-4FUN (4386).  Please call ahead for group rates (801) 559-4944.

   Tour Only  Tour + Lunch
 Adult  $82  $92
 Seniors  $69  $79
 Child  $46  $56
 Under 5  FREE  --
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2010 Half Dome Cables Day Use Permits Available March 1

March 1, 2010, 7:32 am
Yosemite National Park will implement the Half Dome Cables Day Use Permit Interim Program beginning this summer for ascending the Half Dome cables on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.  No permits will be required for the Half Dome cables Monday through Thursday.  Permit reservations will be accepted starting Monday, ...

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