Lava Beds National Monument

Lava Beds National Monument

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Exploring the caves underneath the Earth's surface at Lava Beds National Monument

September 13, 2010, 9:40 am
Rounding the corner from Tule Lake, all you see is flatness and desolation -- a black volcanic jumble spewed from vents in a shield volcano 11,000 years ago. This still land has no wildflowers and no shrubbery. Devil's Homestead, they call it, and the name sticks in your head. But ...

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Top 10 Winter Activities in our National Parks

February 9, 2010, 12:06 pm
While the spring and summer are both great times to visit your favorite national park, why not try taking advantage of all of the winter activities the park has to offer? The crowds are gone and the lots are empty, and you’ll find the perfect spot for peace, quiet ...

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Top 10: Parks with American Indian Significance

November 12, 2009, 12:54 pm
In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, OhRanger.com has compiled a list of the Top 10 National Parks with American Indian and Alaska Native significance. Many of our parks are rich in history so in order to better appreciate the public lands that we visit, we must understand their ...

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More people visited Crater Lake, Lava Beds this summer

October 12, 2009, 7:48 am
Crater Lake National Park and Lava Beds National Monument saw more visitors this year compared to last year.Crater Lake National Park spokesman Michael Justin said the number of visitors in July and August increased from 267,000 in 2008 to 304,000 in the same months this year. September visitor numbers ...

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WWII Internment Camps Part of Park System

February 23, 2009, 8:10 am
It is hard to imagine a place more forsaken and derelict than Camp Tule Lake.Rat droppings are piled in the corners. Bobcat tracks in the snow lead to a den under the floorboards. The windows are shattered and rotten beams hang precariously from the ...

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