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For the second time this week, rangers at Grand Teton National Park needed a helicopter to rescue a climber on Grand Teton.
Seven search teams today headed into rugged terrain of Great Smoky Mountains National Park in a coordinated effort to find a teenager who hasn't been seen since last week.
At first you ignored it, then you paid a bit of attention, but finally the national interest in Monday's solar eclipse swept over you, too. If you want to see the eclipse, either totality or partial, in the National Park System, here's a last-minute guide to where you can do that.
More than 550 rides with more than 3,000 participants in 48 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., and several countries are already registered for the second annual Bike Your Park Day on September 30. Thousands more will participate and are expected to register at BikeYourParkDay.org in the next several weeks.
On August 30th, Cedar Breaks National Monument in Utah and park visitors will be serenaded, during sunset on the rim of Point Supreme, by a chamber concert of brass musicians from the Utah Symphony.
The annual 60-day recreational off-road vehicle closure has ended at Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida. Any units that allow recreational ORV access within the preserve will now be opened.

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