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Stories Behind the “Cursed” Thieves of Petrified Forest

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Stories Behind the “Cursed” Thieves of Petrified Forest

In 1980, an anonymous writer sent some stolen rocks back to Petrified Forest National Park along with a detailed, guilt-washed […]

Why Can’t Visitors Walk In to “Open-Air” Parks?

National parks are prominent icons representing the very best of America—so it’s not surprising that losing access to these inspirational […]

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Q&A: Do Visitors Really Need to Be Shut Out of National Parks During the Government Shutdown?

As we enter week two of the government shutdown, closed signs and barricades at national parks have become powerful symbols […]