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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has said he opposes calls for federal lands to be transferred to states or sold off, is traveling to Colorado this weekend to speak to two conservative groups, one of which advocates for disposal of federal lands.
As discussion into how to handle soaring crowds to the National Park System is beginning to turn into planning, one user group -- local residents -- is wondering how it will be affected by the resulting approach to overcrowding.
It's big, pricey, and has an incredible view of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado. That's because the 33-acre property and its mansion are inside the park.
Yellowstone National Park officials, struggling to deal with greater and greater visitation year after year, have responded by increasing the human footprint with a new parking lot, trail, and hardened overlook of Grand Prismatic Spring.
A Wisconsin woman missing since last weekend in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore turned up Wednesday when she walked into the Little Beaver Campground.

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