Posts Tagged ‘National Park Service’

Another Yosemite Death at Half Dome

In less than two weeks, there has been another tragedy at Yosemite National Park.  Eleven days ago saw the death of three people as they were swept over the Vernal Fall on the Merced river. Yesterday, a woman fell to her death while descending the cables section of the half dome hike.  The 14 to […]


150 Year Anniversary of Civil War

Okay, so this is a little outside the realm of hiking, but that far out.  I live near Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.  This is where some of the major battles of the Civil War took place.  It is an amazing park.  It has many hiking trails throughout it’s boundaries. Well, back to the Anniversary.  […]


National Park Service Free Fee Days Announced for 2011

In an effort to get more people to visit one our nation’s greatest resources, our National Parks, Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior announced that the National Parks will have 17 different days with no admission fees. “Many people have made resolutions to spend more quality time with loved ones and to get outdoors and […]