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  • Arches National Park | National Park Foundation
    you visit Arches National Park Tours and Camping For lodging in Arches camping is a popular option There are 50 campground sites located within Arches National Park The Devils Garden Campground is located 18 miles from the park entrance and is open year round Facilities include potable water picnic tables grills and flushing toilets Some sites will accommodate RVs up to 30 feet in length An Arches National Park map available at the park entrance will provide you with important information such as where to find picnic areas drinking water restrooms and visitor centers Arches National Park Wildlife At first glance Arches National Park wildlife may seem scarce but upon further examination you will discover that wildlife is abundant here Birds lizards and some rodents are the most frequently seen wildlife at Arches The weather and seasons play a big role in determining what animals are active Desert animals have a variety of adaptations for dealing with the climate Most animals are nocturnal only coming out at night These include kangaroo rats foxes mountain lions bats and owls Other animals are most active at dawn or dusk since these times are cooler than mid day These animals include mule deer coyotes and black tailed jackrabbits A few animals are primarily active during the day including rock squirrels chipmunks lizards snakes and eagles From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Arches National Park Canyonlands National Park Colorado National Monument Natural Bridges National Monument Capitol Reef National Park NPF S Impact at Arches National Park Pilot Shuttle System at Arches National Park A 2011 Transportation Scholar helped develop a pilot public shuttle system to enhance the visitor experience at Arches National Park by providing visitors more information to make destination choices More Real Stories From Park Fans The Devil s Garden campground at Arches National Park is reserved out months in advance but there are beautiful read more Anne Flag as offensive Share Your Story Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story When visiting the Arches National Park make sure to register for the Fiery Furnace Tours We did and we had a lot of fun Nancy Flag as offensive Share Your Story Take alot of cold water to Arches National Park for you and your family Pack lunch in a gallon sized ziplock baggie to stay read more kyle Flag as offensive Share Your Story Plan to camp inside Arches NP at Devil s head during a new moon The star gazing is stunning Maci Flag as offensive Share Your Story View More Stories Photos from Park Visitors From Camille Flag as offensive From Andy Flag as offensive From Addie Flag as offensive From valerie Flag as offensive From Calvin Flag as offensive

    Original URL path: http://wwww.nationalparks.org/explore-parks/arches-national-park (2016-02-12)
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  • Arkansas Post National Memorial | National Park Foundation
    action in Arkansas Arkansas Post became part of the United States following the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 By 1819 the post was a thriving river port and the largest city in the region and selected as the first capital of the Arkansas Territory During the Civil War Confederate troops tried to maintain tactical control of the confluence of the two rivers and in 1862 they constructed a massive earthen fortification known as Fort Hindman at the Post In January 1863 Union troops destroyed the fort ensuring control of the Arkansas River Today the memorial and museum commemorate the multi layered and complex history of the site Located on a peninsula bordered by the Arkansas River and two backwaters the site offers excellent fishing and wildlife watching opportunities From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Arkansas Post National Memorial Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Poverty Point National Monument Hot Springs National Park Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors Be the first to add a park photo Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Expedia Hotels near Arkansas Post National Memorial Arkansas Post National Memorial National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel

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  • Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial | National Park Foundation
    second floor bedchamber Arlington House with its associated slave quarters and gardens are now preserved as a memorial to Robert E Lee who gained the respect of Americans in both the North and the South and used his influence after the Civil War to help heal the nation From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Arlington House The Robert E Lee Memorial Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial Lincoln Memorial Korean War Veterans Memorial Vietnam Veterans Memorial NPF S Impact at Arlington House The Robert E Lee Memorial America s Best Idea Grant at Arlington House The Arlington House Robert E Lee Memorial offers a compelling example of how America s Best Idea programs successfully reach out to underserved populations In 2012 Arlington House hosted two programs More Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Mujdat Flag as offensive From Deven Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links George Washington Memorial Parkway National Park Service Arlington House The Robert E Lee Memorial National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park

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  • Assateague Island National Seashore | National Park Foundation
    loose from coast to coast there is great surfing in your national parks Whether you re new to the board or an experienced surfer you ll love More LANDSCAPES Assateague Island ASSATEAGUE ISLAND National Seashore Maryland and Virginia Nestled along the coast between the Atlantic Ocean and Sinepuxent and Chincoteague Bays More PURSUITS Go Ride A Kite Hitch your board to a stiff breeze and skim the waves at park sites around the country Kiteboarding is like water skiing minus the boat Feet More From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Assateague Island National Seashore Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument George Washington Birthplace National Monument First State National Historical Park Pinelands National Reserve Real Stories From Park Fans Fun in the sun on Assateague Island Maryland DK Flag as offensive Share Your Story Wild ponies on Assateague are the big tourist attraction ferrell Flag as offensive Share Your Story Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story When camping at assateague island the bugs can be bad spend the days on the beach and and no worry Thomas Flag as offensive Share Your Story Life doesn t get much more peaceful then that Haley Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From stephanie Flag as offensive From Amy Lyn Flag as offensive From Martha Flag as offensive From Kathy Flag as offensive From Kathy Flag as offensive From Kathy Flag as offensive View More Photos Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF

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  • Aztec Ruins National Monument | National Park Foundation
    rooms including a ceremonial great kiva over 41 feet in diameter A short trail winds through this massive site offering a surprisingly intimate experience Along the way visitors discover roofs built 880 years ago original plaster walls a reed mat left by the inhabitants intriguing T shaped doorways provocative north facing corner doors and more The trail culminates with the reconstructed great kiva a building that inherently inspires contemplation wonder and an ancient sense of sacredness Travel Ideas LONG WEEKEND Mesa Verde And More A day by day mile by mile guide to exploring the spectacular ruins of the Southwest s first civilization Although the desert scapes of the American More From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Aztec Ruins National Monument Mesa Verde National Park Chaco Culture National Historical Park Yucca House National Monument Hovenweep National Monument Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors Be the first to add a park photo Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Expedia Hotels near Aztec Ruins National Monument Aztec Ruins National Monument National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas

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  • Bandelier National Monument | National Park Foundation
    these past times are still evident in the park as are the strong ties of the modern Pueblo people By 1550 the Ancestral Pueblo people had moved from their homes here to pueblos along the Rio Grande Cochiti San Felipe San Ildefonso Santa Clara Santo Domingo The park was named for Adolph Bandelier a 19th century anthropologist In 1916 legislation to create Bandelier National Monument was signed by President Woodrow Wilson From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Bandelier National Monument Valles Caldera National Preserve Old Spanish National Historic Trail Santa Fe National Historic Trail Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Debbie Flag as offensive From Carol Flag as offensive From William Flag as offensive From Josh Flag as offensive Shared Videos From Milosh Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video View More Videos Related Links Expedia Hotels near Bandelier National Monument Bandelier National Monument National Park Service Friends of Bandelier Inc Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See

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  • Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site | National Park Foundation
    Fe Trail between Missouri and the Mexican settlements The fort provided explorers adventurers and the U S Army a place to get needed supplies wagon repairs livestock good food water and company rest and protection in this vast Great American Desert During the war with Mexico in 1846 the fort became a staging area for Colonel Stephen Watts Kearny s Army of the West Disasters and disease caused the fort s abandonment in 1849 Archeological excavations and original sketches paintings and diaries were used in the fort s reconstruction in 1976 From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Bent s Old Fort National Historic Site Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Capulin Volcano National Monument Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Very interesting Enjoyed our visit SOOOOO much misti Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From William Flag as offensive From Bruce Flag as offensive From Amy Lyn Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Expedia La Junta hotels Bent s Old Fort National Historic Site National Park Service Bent s Old Fort Historical Association Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a

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  • Bering Land Bridge National Preserve | National Park Foundation
    thousands of miles wide now lies beneath the waters of the Chukchi and Bering Seas During the glacial epoch this was part of a migration route for people animals and plants whenever ocean levels fell enough to expose the land bridge Archeologists agree that it was across this Bering Land Bridge also called Beringia that humans first passed from Asia to populate the Americas The Preserve s western boundary lies 42 miles from the Bering Strait and the fishing boundary between the United States and Russia From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Bering Land Bridge National Preserve Cape Krusenstern National Monument Noatak National Preserve Kobuk Valley National Park Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Dave Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Bering Land Bridge National Preserve National Park Service Alaska Geographic Expedia Nome hotels Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids Adults 140

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