High winds hit Scotts Bluff National Monument Park rangers at Scotts Bluff National Monument are urging visitors to hold on to their hats. Wind gusts are usually higher at the monument than in surrounding areas. That's because the winds gain force as they're funneled through Mitchell Pass. Park Ranger ... 02/25/2014 - 7:40 am | View Link
Scotts Bluff National Monument getting upgrades in the near futu In the middle 1990's Scotts Bluff National Monument identified the need for ... compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act in consultation with Nebraska's State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) and special funding had to be obtained. 09/17/2013 - 11:17 am | View Link
Unexpected Treasures on Nebraska’s High Plains: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument In the ranching country of western Nebraska lies a small national park unit with a big name ... If you’re following the Oregon Trail past Chimney Rock, Scotts Bluff, and Fort Laramie, it’s less than an hour north of Scottsbluff and well worth the ... 09/30/2012 - 4:25 pm | View Link
Many National Parks Get The Indian Story Wrong Editor's note: Earlier this year we ran a story by former Park Service historian Richard West Sellars ... of the impact those actions had on American Indians. Visitors to Nebraska’s Scotts Bluff National Monument see a replica covered wagon along with ... 09/3/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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National Parks Traveler Across our country and around the world, national parks come in a variety of styles, shapes and sizes. They may be large or small, urban or remote, natural areas or ... 04/15/2014 - 1:27 pm | View Website
Hiking Trails, Mountain Bike Trails & Trail Maps | Trails.com Find hiking trails, mountain biking trails & walking trails for national parks, mountains & more. Enjoy off road trails, rails to trails & topo maps when outdoors. 04/15/2014 - 12:01 pm | View Website
National Park Foundation: Official Charity of America's ... Yellowstone National Park covers 2,221,766 acres and is the world’s first national park, signed into law in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant, who declared it be ... 04/15/2014 - 11:47 am | View Website
Grand Teton National Park Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park in northwestern Wyoming. At approximately 310,000 acres (130,000 ha), the park includes the major peaks of ... 04/15/2014 - 5:20 am | View Website
I will be writing more this weekend about the tulip festival, as well as things to do this summer travel season in Washington. I'll be back in the office in Portland, slaving away at my desk, Saturday and Sunday.
For some reason, Prineville has one of Oregon's shorter growing seasons, with pockets of cold air settling into its valley and producing frosts into June. Not every night, but often enough to keep the wool hat and mittens handy.
With Tuesday the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing and the Marathon coming next Monday, Beantown is in the news right now. And I want to add to it in a good way, because the city is a rich, rewarding travel destination.