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Lake Amistad National Recreation Area

Thanksgiving Deal: Rent A Houseboat and Get a Turkey At Lake Mead, Lake Amistad, or Glen Canyon NRAs

How often do you cook a turkey dinner on a houseboat? The opportunity arrives this Thanksgiving, when a houseboat rental at Glen Canyon, Lake Mead, or Lake Amistad national recreation areas will also get you a turkey for the big day. Plus, the rental comes at 40 percent off.

National Park Service and US Border Patrol to Share a New Operations Center at Lake Amistad National Recreation Area

The National Park Service and the U.S. Border Patrol have agreed to jointly fund and occupy a new 30,000 square-foot operations center at Lake Amistad National Recreation Area. Both agencies stand to gain a great deal. The new arrangement will not only consolidate and upgrade scattered facilities, but also foster interagency cooperation in an area of the U.S.-Mexican border that is difficult to manage and patrol.

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