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Enjoy an Alaskan Escape in Kenai Fjords National Park

July 23, 2012, 11:32 am
Story and Photo By Heather Crowley Alaska is the largest state in the union, one of the most remote and in the running for most beautiful. Perhaps the last true wilderness in the country, Alaska contains a coastline 50 percent longer than both the east and west coast of the ...

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Top Ten Park Train Rides

September 14, 2011, 12:13 pm
1.) Grand Canyon National Park - Grand Canyon Railway With the Arizona heat looming, hop the train to Grand Canyon National Park and enjoy the comfortable ride. The Grand Canyon Railway departs daily at 9:30 a.m. from Williams, Arizona, about 30 miles west of Flagstaff. The train travels almost due ...

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Oh, Ranger! Guide to Alaska's National Parks

September 2, 2011, 8:26 am
Our little, green Oh, Ranger! guide to Alaska's National Parks features many great destinations in Alaska including Denali, Kenai Fjords, Glacier Bay and more! Alaska’s parks are as varied as they are vast, and each is worthy of exploration. This American Park Network guide to Alaska’s National Parks will help ...

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Tools for Planning Your Alaska Adventure

March 15, 2011, 1:30 pm
A trip to Alaska in summertime is a true escape. Alaska’s parks are as varied as they are vast, and each is worthy of exploration. The national parks in Alaska represent both the great sweep of American history and her natural abundance: artifacts of the earliest North Americans; the ...

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Alaska's National Parks Continue to Heat Up

February 23, 2011, 7:06 am
Thawing permafrost triggers mudslides on a road traveled by busloads of sightseers. Tall bushes on the tundra block panoramic views and the rapid melting of glaciers poses new flood risks. These are just a few of the ways a rapidly warming climate is reshaping Denali, Kenai Fjords and other national ...

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At home in the wild: New lodge at Kenai Fjords

October 26, 2009, 8:00 am
After a day of drizzle, the morning sun felt good as it warmed the gray pebble beach where I sat watching three black bears amble in their never-ending search for morsels. The bears were roaming on the other side of a fast-flowing inlet that lets the tidewaters in and out of a lagoon ...

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Wild things and creature comforts at Alaska's Kenai Fjords

September 15, 2009, 6:42 am
The remote Kenai Backcountry Lodge gives visitors comfort amid the Alaska wilderness; it's the only lodge within Kenai Fjords National Park.After a day of drizzle, the morning sun felt good as it warmed the gray pebble beach where I sat watching three black bears amble in their never-ending search for morsels. The bears ...

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Alaska Divided on Palin's Environment Policies

September 11, 2008, 8:33 am
Sarah Palin makes some greens see red, not least because her Alaskan home is a battleground in America's "environmental wars." One frontline is the Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park, which has been receding so fast that signs mark the years where it once stood -- vivid testimony to ...

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Rapid Climate Change Threatens to Thaw Icy Wonderland of Alaska

August 21, 2008, 8:43 am
I was in Alaska for 10 days in August, on a fellowship with Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism and the Union of Concerned Scientists, to see firsthand the effects of global warming. I didn't have to look far. I watched massive chunks of glacial ice breaking off into ...

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