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Category Archives: State Parks

Free “Pocket Ranger” Application Connects Users to the Great Outdoors of Tennessee

New Mobile App Now Available for Tennessee State Parks

Free “Pocket Ranger” Application Connects Users to the Great Outdoors NASHVILLE – The Department of Environment and Conservation has partnered with the Parks by Nature Network to launch Tennessee State Parks Pocket Ranger®, a free iPhone and Android application for park visitors on the move. “With more than 31 million visits…


Learn How to Make Maple Syrup at Minnesota State Parks

Learn How to Make Maple Syrup at Minnesota State Parks

Tap into the fun of making maple syrup at Minnesota state parks in March and early April. Naturalists will demonstrate how to tap trees and turn sap into syrup at several programs throughout the state. “Attending one of the many programs taking place at Minnesota state parks is a great…


Expanded Portion of Liberty State Park to Reopen Following Superstorm Sandy

Christie Administration Announces Expanded Portion of Liberty State Park to Reopen Following Superstorm Sandy

Trenton, NJ – Representing another recovery and rebuilding milestone following Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration announced today that major sections of Liberty State Park damaged by Sandy have been repaired and cleared and will be open again to the public this weekend. These popular sections of Liberty State Park include a…


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Salazar Announces Fee Free Days at National Parks, Public Lands for 2013

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced dates in 2013 when more than 2,000 national parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and other federal lands will offer free admittance to everyone. “Our national parks, wildlife refuges, forests and other public lands offer every American a place to get…


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Update on Delaware State Parks Reopening and Closures

DOVER (Nov.2, 2012) – As cleanup from Hurricane Sandy continues, here is an update from DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation about Delaware State Parks’ status in the aftermath of the storm:   DELAWARE SEASHORE STATE PARK: Most of the park remains closed due to storm damage and lack of…


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Delaware State Parks Seek Volunteers for Cleanup From Hurricane

DOVER (Nov. 1, 2012) – DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation is calling for volunteers to help clean up storm damage from Hurricane Sandy at Delaware State Parks. Volunteers are needed at parks statewide, from Wilmington to the beaches at the seashore state parks, to help remove downed limbs and…


Frontier Day Lives Again in Texas at Abilene State Park

Outdoor Event Also Marks 20th Anniversary of Buffalo Soldiers Program TUSCOLA, TX—A one-time popular annual event celebrating 19th-Century life on the rugged Texas plains, Frontier Day is again a part of Abilene State Park and scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 3. From noon to 4 p.m., park visitors…


Minnesota State Parks and Trails Geocaching Program

The Geocaching Wildlife Safari, a high-tech treasure hunt, is nearing the end of its three-year run as one of the more popular programs of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Parks and Trails Division. Since the program began, interpretive naturalists at Minnesota state parks have offered 325 Geocaching 101…


New Group Pavilion Opens at Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Multipurpose Rec Hall Named in Honor of Amarillo-area Benefactor CANYON, TX–Some 200 people from across the region turned out for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the long-awaited Mack Dick Group Pavilion in the bottom of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park on Thursday. The ceremony was accented with a dramatic…


Endangered condors celebrate 15th anniversary since reintroduction into Arizona

The endangered California condor population that now spans Arizona and Utah is celebrating a significant milestone this month: the 15th anniversary of the first release of the birds into Arizona after being gone from the area for nearly 100 years. In December 1996, six condors were released from an acclimation…