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NPS: Flags at Half-Staff for Firefighters Killed in Washington

Flags around the Washington Monument will remain at half-staff until late Wednesday in honor of three firefighters killed fighting wildfires in Washington State.


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Travel Guide to Utah’s Arches National Park

Travel guide to Utah’s Arches National Park, featuring the world’s largest collection of natural stone arches.


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Washington Monument Closed Again After Another Power Failure

The National Park Service says the Washington Monument is temporarily closed again after another power failure.


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Washington Monument Reopens After Power Failure

The National Park Service says the Washington Monument has reopened after a power failure two days ago.


Tourists visit the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC. (Photo credit KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Interactive Kiosk to Greet Jefferson Memorial Visitors

National Park Service officials are installing a new feature at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington to have visitors share their stories about their favorite national parks.


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Variety of Fee Increases in Store for Park Visitors

The National Park Service has proposed or enacted fee increases that will be used to make a dent in an estimated $11.5 billion backlog of work needed to maintain or fix roads, trails and campgrounds in federal parks and recreation areas.


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National Parks Call On Americans To ‘Find Your Park’

After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country’s most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that’s aging and mostly white.


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Park Service Wants Dogs to Chase Geese off National Mall

The National Park Service wants to begin using border collies to chase away Canada geese that frequent the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool and other spots on the National Mall.


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Park Service Proposes Higher Fees at Antietam Battlefield

The National Park Service is proposing higher entrance and campground fees at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.


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Access Fees Proposed for 1st Time Along Entire C&O Canal

The National Park Service wants to start charging entrance fees for the first time along the entire length of the nearly 185-mile Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park starting May 1.