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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

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Explore The Best Campgrounds In America’s National Parks

If you’re planning a road trip to a new camping destination this summer, gas up. Here are a few of America’s best for you to explore.

06/30/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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Local Singer To Write And Record Song To Protect National Parks

A local singer has been tapped by the nation’s leading park advocacy organization to write and record an inspirational song designed to help protect our national parks for future generations.

03/08/2014

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Philadelphia National Parks Closed As A Result Of Government Shutdown

Visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall is a history lesson but it’s unavailable due to another historic event; the first government shutdown in 17 years.

10/01/2013

(The Woodlawn property in autumn. Photo by Jim Graham, provided)

Donated Parkland Could Eventually Become Delaware’s First National Park

Delaware is the only state in the union without a national park, but local advocates are hoping to change that.

03/05/2013

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Pa. Parks Brace For Automatic Federal Budget Cuts

In Pennsylvania, some of the nation’s most famous national parks are bracing for the automatic budget cuts that could soon put a noticeable crimp in their operations.

02/22/2013

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Top Senior Discounts

They absolutely love us. The “they” is almost anyone with a product or service to sell. The “us” is the geezer generation, and we’re growing by leaps and bounds.

03/01/2011

BLOG: Get FREE Entry Into Nat’l Parks

By Jim Donovan: The National Park Service has announced several “fee-free” days at more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees. Those fees depend on the park you visit and the number of […]

01/07/2011

Local Forum Being Held to Discuss Future of National Parks

  A public forum was being held on Tuesday afternoon [1pm to 4pm] in the studios of WHYY, looking at the future of national parks and other out-doorsy places. 

07/27/2010

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