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National Park Service awards $1.9 million for the return of Native American remains and sacred objects
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WV State Park campgrounds open May 21 to residents + NC’s DuPont State Recreational Forest begins phased reopening
Parking along Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest Road is now prohibitedVisitors to the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest should be aware that parking or...
Pisgah National Forest will begin reopening trails and roads and lifting restrictions on dispersed camping
The Pisgah National Forest began to reopen many trails and roads and partially lift restrictions for dispersed camping May 14, using a...
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For 469 miles, the Blue Ridge Parkway follows the ridgeline of the Southern Appalachians, connecting Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina with Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park. Along that stretch of two-lane blacktop are countless trails and backroads -- some of which lead to ice-cold swimming holes.