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National Park Service suspends entrance fees. Free admission for now

(March 18, 2020) – After careful consideration, Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt directed the National Park Service (NPS) to temporarily suspend the collection...

Breaking News: Controversial “parks” committee shut down

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When the Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee, the brainchild of former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, recently brought forward...

Amazon deliveries to your National Park campsite?

The world it is a-changin'. The Trump administration is considering proposals to privatize national park campgrounds, black out senior discounts during peak season periods and...

National Park Service announces free admission days for 2020

WASHINGTON – The National Park Service will have five entrance fee-free days in 2020. On each of these significant days of celebration or commemoration,...

How do full-time RVers keep busy?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Some folks, unfamiliar with the RV lifestyle, wonder just what fulltimers do to “keep themselves occupied.” After all, there’s...

National Parks may slash benefits to Senior Pass holders

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you have a senior pass for the national parks, you could be in for surprises. Seniors already received...

Three distinct ecosystems define Washington’s vast Olympic National Park

By Bob Difley The imposing Olympic Mountain Range rises from the Pacific’s continental shelf like a great wall, whose presence affects the entire Olympic Peninsula,...

Autumn destination: Authentic Adams County near Gettysburg in southern Pennsylvania

By Julianne G. Crane Apple Harvest Festival is first two full weekends in Oct. (NAHF) Planning to tour historic Gettysburg this autumn; or traveling near Washington...

Investigation of radium exposure to Grand Canyon visitors ends

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Late last year, the safety, health and wellness manager at Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park raised concerns when he...

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 906

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 18th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...
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Explore a different national treasure during ‘National Park Week’ April 20-28

Each April, during National Park Week, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, celebrates America's treasures. Time to start planning for National Park...

The business of work camping – How work campers can help relieve our National...

By Sam Suva With criminal acts of vandalism and theft rampant in national parks across the U.S., as well as staff shortages, I would like...