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Olympic National Park Sees Busy Summer During the NPS Centennial Celebration

As America‚Äôs National Park Service turned 100 years old this year, hundreds of millions of visitors flocked to our public lands, hoping to enjoy wilderness, recreation and outside exploration. Out in the corner of the Pacific Northwest, Olympic National Park had a busy summer, seeing large number of visitors exploring the rainforests, beaches, ridges, lakes …

All Wilderness Camping in Mount Rainier National Park to Be First-Come, First Serve in 2016

Lightning destroys the summer hopes and dreams of thousands of backpackers to Mount Rainier National Park. You can blame the weather and our reliance on technology, I guess. According to rumors from park rangers, a lightning storm helped ruin the old reservation system for backcountry permits in Mount Rainier National Park. All who applied for …