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National Parks Plus Kids: The Difference a National Park Makes

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By Craig Obey, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs The final two destinations of our summer adventure in the national parks, though neighbors, are a study in contrast. One, Mount Rainier, is a national park. The other, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, is not part of the National Park System, but easily could be. Today, it is operated by the [...]

Posted on: October 26 2012
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National Parks Plus Kids: Adventures on Wizard Island

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By Craig Obey, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs “It’s like a crater and a lake.” That profound observation made by another visitor at Crater Lake National Park provided us with many a chuckle over the next few days. Of course, this fascinating, 1800-foot-deep azure lake is the deepest in the nation and the cleanest in the world and resides within [...]

Posted on: October 19 2012
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National Parks Plus Kids: Volcanoes Are Cool

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By Craig Obey, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs A kid can hardly leave Yellowstone without volcanoes on the brain. It is a fascinating place. As parents, we knew we had a long drive ahead of us, and we came close to skipping Craters of the Moon in Idaho. That would have been a big mistake! Craters of the Moon is only [...]

Posted on: October 12 2012
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National Parks Plus Kids: Inspiration, Perspiration, and Contemplation at Grand Teton

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If you go to Grand Teton with kids, I have plenty of recommendations for you. For starters: Encourage your kids to do the Junior Ranger program. Go swimming at String Lake after an early morning boat ride across Jenny Lake. Take the early morning boat ride across Jenny Lake and hike to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point Go swimming in [...]

Posted on: October 5 2012
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National Parks Plus Kids, Week Five: On to Yellowstone!

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By Craig Obey, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs The world’s first national park is, not surprisingly, a fascinating, magical wonderland. Take your kids! There’s nothing quite like watching your children thrill at their first Old Faithful eruption, or feeling your souls jump in unison at the primordial howls of wolves in the Lamar Valley. Yellowstone offers so many surprises. It [...]

Posted on: September 28 2012
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