Touring

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Jamestown Glasshouse

No visit to Historic Jamestown is complete without a visit to the Glasshouse. America's first English industrial manufacture began at Jamestown with a "trial of glass." Jamestown was established by the Virginia Company of London in May 1607. Their 1606 charter, granted by King James I, outlined the many purposes ...

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Guided Tours

Jamestown offers a varity of tours and programs for our visiting public. There are ranger-led and guided tours, living history programs, and for those that like to explore on their own, self-guided tours. The ranger-led and living history tours and programs do not take visitors through the entire site ...

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Book Review: America's National Wildlife Refuges: A Complete Guide

October 12, 2011, 9:42 am
In honor of National Wildlife Refuge Week (Oct. 9-15) we crack open the master guidebook on the subject. From Taylor Trade Publishing comes America’s National Wildlife Refuges: a complete guide by Russell D. Butcher. The book is in its second edition and provides history, detailed features and contact for ...

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Come Explore the Wonder of Wind Cave National Park

October 12, 2011, 9:27 am
By: Heather Crowley South Dakota’s Black Hills region draws in millions of tourists every single year. Desiring to experience the best the state has to offer, a common loop involves a few distinct parks. While planning their vacations, many map out a trek to the famed Mount Rushmore, stunning Badlands ...

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Visitors Centers Opening for Dinosaur National Monument and Keweenaw National Historical Park

Dinosaur National Monument has two openings

Although Dinosaurs have been extinct for millions of years, we still can't help being fascinated by them. In Colorado and Utah, these creatures are still leaving visitors in awe at Dinosaur National Moument.

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Visit the Grand Circle on a Budget

September 15, 2011, 1:48 pm
Fall is the perfect time to explore the Grand Circle on a budget Labor Day marks the end of summer and the beginning of one of the most desirable times to travel. With the peak travel season coming to an end, the crowds at our national parks begin to thin, ...

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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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Trains of Discovery: A Journey through our National Parks

August 23, 2011, 9:44 am
Trains of Discovery transports readers across the country and through the amazing history of the relationship between trains and our National Parks. The fifth edition includes a new focus on the trains in the East. Without the railroads crucial link to draw visitors west and help the parks grow, ...

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Cape Cod National Seashore: Celebrating 50 Years

August 23, 2011, 7:09 am
Many are surprised to learn that much of Cape Cod, one of America’s favorite summer retreats, is managed by the National Park Service as Cape Cod National Seashore. Cape Cod is a large peninsula extending 60 miles into the Atlantic Ocean from the eastern edge of Massachusetts. Located on the ...

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Buffalo Gap Grassland : Black-footed ferret reintroduction at Buffalo Gap National Grassland
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