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Death Valley Blossoms With Color in Potential 'Super Bloom'
A burst of colorful flowers is bringing life to Death Valley -- a rare event that could become a "super bloom," thanks to the potential combination of "perfect conditions." "It's very rare to have a good bloom in Death Valley," Park Ranger Alan Van Valkenburg said in a video on the DeathValleyNP
National Park Land Up for Grabs for Those Willing to Farm It
A unique opportunity to live inside of a national park is being offered to those seeking a special home -- if they are willing to put in the elbow grease. Three farms in need of rehabilitation located inside of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio are available for lease in 2015 to individuals
Vandalism Investigated at National Parks Out West
The National Park Service has launched an investigation following reports of vandalism in at least 10 parks in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon and Utah, officials said today. “On Tuesday we received a phone call from a reporter who directed us to a web blog called...
Mystery of Death Valley's 'Sailing Stones' Solved
The mystery of the sailing stones has been solved. For years, enormous stones have been moving across the Racetrack Playa of Death Valley National Park, leaving engraved trails in the muddy surface behind. No one understood how, though there was plenty of speculation, according to researchers at
'Heat Tourists' Flock to Death Valley , Utah's Wave
In the height of summer, the hottest place on Earth is packed with European tourists.
Record Heat Wave
heat, record-breaking temperatures across much of the south and the west tonight. So many communities issuing warnings a setting up cooling stations, scrambling to protect those at high-risk. Look at the images a seven-month-old baby with a mother wrapping a wet blanket on her head at the phoenix
Have You Ever Gotten Lost Using GPS?
In July 2010, Donna Cooper, her daughter, Gina, and their friend Jenny Leung took a day trip to Death Valley National Park’s museum, Scotty’s Castle. On the way home, a wrong turn disoriented them. They turned to their GPS, but its inaccurate map data pointed...
5 Things To Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Names of Former Navy SEALs Killed in Libya Released The State Department officially released the names of the other two victims killed in the militant attack on the U.S. Embassy in Libya. Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty –
Bear Kills Man at Alaskan Park
valley national park in Alaska say 49 year old man was killed by a grizzly bear on Friday the accurate photograph the for several reporting was attacked. By that bears the first fatal attack in the park's history.
Top Seven Spots for a Camping Trip
If you can survive in the wilderness without a hot shower and a toilet, and aren't horrified by the idea of sleeping where bears or large reptiles roam free, then you're probably a practiced camper. But travelers who aren't as comfortable with outdoor accommodations, take heart: camping doesn't