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Spring 2021 Edition

Volunteer Campground Hosts Needed Lassen National Forest

Do you enjoy camping and meeting new people? Would you like to spend the summer enjoying the great outdoors? The Lassen National Forest is looking for volunteers to be seasonal campground hosts. Campground hosts are volunteer staff who receive free camping and, as available, hook-ups at one of the forest’s campgrounds in exchange for welcoming…

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Dangerous Marijuana Grow Site Discovered in Jail Canyon

DEATH VALLEY, CA – Park rangers recently discovered a large, illegal marijuana grow site in Death Valley National Park. The site of approximately 40 acres was spotted in Jail Canyon, a rarely-visited canyon on the western side of the Panamint Mountains. Jail Canyon is temporarily closed for public safety reasons until park rangers can fully…

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National Park Service Seeks Public Input on Project to Rehabilitate Mineral King Road Within Sequoia National Park

SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, California April 20, 2021– The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on a project to rehabilitate just over 15 miles of Mineral King Road within Sequoia National Park. The existing surface of Mineral King Road is in poor condition, and inadequate drainage along the roadway is causing erosion and…

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Lake Davis and Frenchmans Lake Recreations Sites Open for 2021 Season

Plumas National Forest Recreation Sites Opened This Weekend Quincy, Calif., May3, , 2021 – Many Plumas National Forest (PNF) recreation sites in theFrenchman Lake and Lake Davis Recreation Areas opened this last weekend. Visitors shouldexpect lower water levels that could preclude placing boat docks in some locations and limitwhat size boats might be launched.Campgrounds along…

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Glacier Point Road in Yosemite Set To Open Friday April 30, 2021

The Second Wave of Summer reservations Opened today for July 1 – 31 Glacier Point Road Glacier Point Road will open to all traffic on Friday, April 30 at 8 am. The full road is currently open to cyclists. Cyclists should watch for heavy equipment traveling to the closed portion of the road for plowing,…

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Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Announces Projects Funded by Great American Outdoors Act

Sparks, NV, April 26, 2021 – Six projects in 2021 on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest have been funded as part of the Great American Outdoors Act. These projects will improve visitor experience by reducing deferred maintenance backlogs and enhancing aging recreational infrastructure. The Forest received over $1.5 million for the following projects selected for this first…

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South Tufa boardwalk Mono Lake closed this week for rehab work

BISHOP, CA April 26, 2021 — Mono Basin Volunteers will be assisting the Inyo National Forest and California State Parks in replacing the lower section of the South Tufa boardwalk at Mono Lake this week.   “While this reconstruction work is occurring, we ask that visitors keep off the boardwalk,” stated Mono Lake Acting District Ranger…

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Right On trek Made To Order Backing Meals Revolutionize Backpack Meal Prep

From Your initial order to your daily calorie needs Right On trek is changing the game in Backpacking food prep forever. Spring 2021 Gear Review – A new backpacking meal prep and delivery service is looking to change the game forever in backpacking meal prep, healthy meal options and concierge services. Right On Trek made…

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Perks of a Full-Face Helmet

Extreme sports are finding their way into every part of the world, and nowhere more so than the natural world. From mountain biking to snowboarding, there’s a greater need to suit up and protect yourself while enjoying those sports’ assorted thrills and chills. But don’t forget your most important asset—your head. Here’s a list of…

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National Parks Week – Military Monday

We celebrate today with the NPS our US Military Service Men and Women. Thanks for your Protection! Monday April 19th is Military Monday in our National Parks System. We’d like to thank you for yours and your family’s military service. We all have family that has served or is serving, so it is with much…

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