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Myriad Problems Confronting National Park Service Crews In Aftermath Of Hurricane Irma

Leaking water mains, power outages, a collapsed 40-foot section of the moat wall surrounding historic Fort Jefferson at Dry Tortugas National Park, and a debris-filled waterfront at Cumberland Island National Seashore were just some of the problems National Park Service crews were dealing with Saturday as they worked to clean up the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
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National Park Service Assessing Hurricane Irma Damage To Parks In Florida, Caribbean

National Park Service storm response personnel Tuesday were either working on cleanup or en route to parks to begin assessing damage in the wake of Hurricane Irma. All employees in affected parks, except for Everglades National Park, were accounted for and safe, the agency said.
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Order Your Digital Edition Of The Essential Park Guide For Summer 2017

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Summer is one of the best seasons in the National Park System. Summer 2017 will be particularly memorable for folks who are able to visit a park on August 21, when a total solar eclipse will darken a swath of the country, from John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in Oregon, through Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, and eastward into Congaree National Park in South Carolina.
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Order A Digital Edition Of The Essential Park Guide For Spring 2017

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Spring can be one of those iffy seasons in the National Park System. You might run into warm, sunny days with an easy breeze at your back. Or, you could find yourself being pelted by sleet, battered by a stiff wind, with grey clouds scooting by overhead. This 56-page guide will help you get the most out of the parks in spring.
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Interesting Facts You Didn't Know About Dry Tortugas National Park

Located 70 miles west of Key West, Florida, Dry Tortugas National Park is one of the most remote national parks in the United States. Visitors can only access the park via boat, seaplane, or aboard the official Dry Tortugas National Park ferry, the Yankee Freedom III. As a result, the park boasts some unusual facts that not all park travelers might know.
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National Parks Traveler's Essential Park Guide