NPS Proposes Steep Fee Hikes at Popular Parks

Would more than double prime-time entrance costs, as administration seeks to cut National Park Service’s budget. Yellowstone National ParkA new plan from the National Park Service would more than double peak season entrance fees at 17 of the country’s most visited national parks, with the extra money going towards maintenance and infrastructure improvements. In a…

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The Fight Against a Pipeline Along the Appalachian Trail

Opponents of the Mountain Valley Pipeline are headed to court to stop it. But with construction slated to begin soon, will that be enough? A rendering by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy of what the finished Mountain Valley Pipeline could look like.A lawsuit hasn’t been enough to stop construction on the Mountain Valley Pipeline, a proposed…

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Wild Skills | No Gym Membership? No Excuses!

NO GYM MEMBERSHIP? NO EXCUSES! We know that many of you have weight rooms and monthly gym memberships and you go there routinely because they have the “necessary” equipment to enable you to perform your workouts properly. I have a gym membership myself that allows me to use the bars, machines, and dumbbells to increase…

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Zion National Park Considers Limiting Visitors, and Other Parks May Follow Suit

Faced with rising visitation and shrinking resources, the National Park Service is weighing the idea of requiring reservations at its most popular spots. Zion National ParkZion National Park has a visitor problem. The canyon saw over 4.5 million tourists in 2017 and just doesn’t have the resources to keep up with demand. Now, due to…

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