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Government Shutdown Cost Communities Near National Parks $414 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last October's 16-day government shutdown cut the number of visitors to national parks by nearly 7.9 million, according to a report issu...

Issa Claims Official Feeds Fears Of Big Cuts

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Facing withering criticism from House Republicans, the director of the National Park Service Tuesday rejected suggestions the agenc...

Military Families, Excluding Veterans, To Get Free National Parks Pass

AP | By BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact

NORFOLK, Va. -- Active-duty military personnel and their dependents will soon be able to enter every national park for free as part of an effort to th...

Should Parks Ban Bottled Water?

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 02.02.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Parks are fun! And pretty. It's no secret, though, that our grassy,...