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The Columbian
Off Beat: Vancouver provided some names for special breed of ships1792 added many names to the British navy’s map of the Northwest, including sev
Off Beat: Vancouver provided some names for special breed of ships
The Columbian / Posted 17 hours ago
1792 added many names to the British navy’s map of the Northwest, including several mountain peaks. Capt. Vancouver named Mount Rainier after a fellow British naval officer, Rear Admiral Peter Rainier. One of Vancouver’s junior officers, Lt.... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Of manure, lake baths and found boots: hiking etiquette200 feet from the nearest water source. STAY ON THE TRAIL SCENARIO: Hiking in
Of manure, lake baths and found boots: hiking etiquette
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
200 feet from the nearest water source. STAY ON THE TRAIL SCENARIO: Hiking in an area such as Paradise or Sunrise at Mount Rainier National Park you see visitors ignoring the many signs asking them to stay on the trail to avoid damaging the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
$99 Road Trip: Bacon whiskey and apple fritters along Olympia’s back roadsCarry extra cash for the tip or donation jar.Want to spend the night? If your
$99 Road Trip: Bacon whiskey and apple fritters along Olympia’s back roads
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
Carry extra cash for the tip or donation jar.Want to spend the night? If your budget stretches, take in the views of Mount Rainier from the Prairie Hotel in Yelm (prairiehotel.com). Weekend rates start at $109 per night.More information See... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Alaska canoe makes statement at high-profile protestof life. We brought it here to share with you," said the Puyallup crew before r
Alaska canoe makes statement at high-profile protest
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 5 days ago
of life. We brought it here to share with you," said the Puyallup crew before releasing a gallon of water taken from near Mount Rainier in Washington state. DeAndre King Jr. added water from Juneau. On Thursday, the canoes converged to form a... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle sues homeowners $1.6 million for illegal tree cutting in West Seattleblock of 35th Avenue West. The neighborhood is mostly view property that looks
Seattle sues homeowners $1.6 million for illegal tree cutting in West Seattle
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
block of 35th Avenue West. The neighborhood is mostly view property that looks back on downtown Seattle, the Cascades, and Mount Rainier. The city says someone took a chainsaw to 150 trees, leaving parts of the trunks standing. Their branches were... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Seattle sues homeowners $1.6 million for illegal tree cutting in West Seattleblock of 35th Avenue West. The neighborhood is mostly view property that looks
Seattle sues homeowners $1.6 million for illegal tree cutting in West Seattle
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 days ago
block of 35th Avenue West. The neighborhood is mostly view property that looks back on downtown Seattle, the Cascades, and Mount Rainier. The city says someone took a chainsaw to 150 trees, leaving parts of the trunks standing. Their branches were... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Double rainbow, lenticular clouds over Mount Rainier remind us why we live hererainbow made for a spectacular morning scene over Elliott Bay. On Friday, a co
Double rainbow, lenticular clouds over Mount Rainier remind us why we live here
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
rainbow made for a spectacular morning scene over Elliott Bay. On Friday, a common, yet impressive, cloud formation over Mount Rainier was captured in images posted to Twitter by the National Weather Service. Lenticular clouds are formed as moist... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Park Service re-ups with three for Rainier servicesPark Service has opted to renew its relationship with a trio of companies provi
Park Service re-ups with three for Rainier services
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
Park Service has opted to renew its relationship with a trio of companies providing guided mountaineering services at Mount Rainier National Park. The three companies — Alpine Ascents International of Seattle and International Mountain Guides... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Check out these mountain cams and beach camsSki Resort..... Berthoud Pass..... Arapahoe Basin..... Keystone..... Vail..
Check out these mountain cams and beach cams
WLKY Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
Ski Resort..... Berthoud Pass..... Arapahoe Basin..... Keystone..... Vail...... In Alaska.....Mount Denali. Mount Rainier, Washington..... I hope you enjoyed these views and speaking of snow...... In the last 10 winters in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
A first-timer’s primer for hiking Mount Si without tearsinvolved a veritable rush-hour highway of hikers moving up a steep trail, some
A first-timer’s primer for hiking Mount Si without tears
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
involved a veritable rush-hour highway of hikers moving up a steep trail, some carrying giant backpacks to train for Mount Rainier climbs, others completely unprepared for 3,100 feet of elevation gain in 4 miles. I also heard that, on a... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2016Poulin Jr. Prize. Davis was born in Tacoma, Wash., an urban port city south of
Visionary Arkansans 2016
Arkansas Times / Posted 12 days ago
Poulin Jr. Prize. Davis was born in Tacoma, Wash., an urban port city south of Seattle. His upbringing, in the shadow of Mount Rainier, was turbulent thanks to a father who struggled with drug addiction. His father went through a string of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mercury contamination prevalent in western North AmericaA forested wetland in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. Sites in the par
Mercury contamination prevalent in western North America
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
A forested wetland in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. Sites in the park were part of a comprehensive new study that found mercury contamination is widespread across western North America. Credit: Collin Eagles-Smith, USGS Mercury... Read more
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The Columbian
City’s Name Just Fine As Isgovernment as the official name for what long was called Mount McKinley, and so
City’s Name Just Fine As Is
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
government as the official name for what long was called Mount McKinley, and some have advocated for changing the name of Mount Rainier to Tahoma or Tacoma, which is how native inhabitants referred to the mountain. In truth, it makes more sense to... Read more
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Lifehacker
The Hiker's Day Packstill need to carry a lot of gear with you for food and safety. Reader J Brew s
The Hiker's Day Pack
Lifehacker / Posted 14 days ago
still need to carry a lot of gear with you for food and safety. Reader J Brew shares their loadout from a recent trip up Mount Rainier. If you have a great go bag with a useful organization scheme and great features, let us know! You can share... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Back In The Saddle…shout-out. But I think that what I enjoyed the most, and what had the greatest
Back In The Saddle…
The Jewish Week / Posted 17 days ago
shout-out. But I think that what I enjoyed the most, and what had the greatest impact on me, was a beautiful day spent in Mount Rainier National Park. I could have stood and stared at that snow-capped, towering mountain for days and not tired of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Going local on Vashon Islandback and forth daily to jobs “over town” as they call the Emerald City. On a c
Going local on Vashon Island
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
back and forth daily to jobs “over town” as they call the Emerald City. On a clear day, there are knee-buckling views of Mount Rainier from many Vashon vantage points. In summer, 45 miles of shoreline beckons kayakers. But this was November. The... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Pierce County's Lahar Warning System needs upgradesThe first Monday of every month, the Mount Rainier Lahar Sirens go off from Ort
Pierce County's Lahar Warning System needs upgrades
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 20 days ago
The first Monday of every month, the Mount Rainier Lahar Sirens go off from Orting to Port of Tacoma in Pierce County. With September being preparedness month, Pierce County Emergency Management Officials said Labor Day is great reminder for... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Pierce County's Lahar Warning System needs upgradesThe first Monday of every month, the Mount Rainier Lahar Sirens go off from Ort
Pierce County's Lahar Warning System needs upgrades
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 21 days ago
The first Monday of every month, the Mount Rainier Lahar Sirens go off from Orting to Port of Tacoma in Pierce County. With September being preparedness month, Pierce County Emergency Management Officials said Labor Day is great reminder for... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Pierce County's Lahar Warning System needs upgradesThe first Monday of every month, the Mount Rainier Lahar Sirens go off from Ort
Pierce County's Lahar Warning System needs upgrades
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
The first Monday of every month, the Mount Rainier Lahar Sirens go off from Orting to Port of Tacoma in Pierce County. With September being preparedness month, Pierce County Emergency Management Officials said Labor Day is great reminder for... Read more
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The Signal
A Father and a son, a cause, and a mountainOur group of climbers readied to scale a mountain on Aug. 11, the night before
A Father and a son, a cause, and a mountain
The Signal / Posted 22 days ago
Our group of climbers readied to scale a mountain on Aug. 11, the night before our ascent on Washington’s Mount Rainier in knowing we would be doing more than climbing the 14,410 foot high mountain. We were about to make our climb in honor of my... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Crass T-shirts and checkout-line fumblers are too muchor wherever who wait until it’s time to pay to fumble around for their cards or
Crass T-shirts and checkout-line fumblers are too much
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
or wherever who wait until it’s time to pay to fumble around for their cards or cash. Pay attention, people! RAVE To Mount Rainier National Park Rangers who work hard doing trail maintenance, providing information and advice and taking superb... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Melting glaciers, shifting biomes and dying trees in our national parks – yet we can take action on climate changechanges in wildfire patterns and increased bark beetle infestations. Tracking o
Melting glaciers, shifting biomes and dying trees in our national parks – yet we can take action on climate change
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
changes in wildfire patterns and increased bark beetle infestations. Tracking of trees in Kings Canyon, Lassen Volcanic, Mount Rainier, Rocky Mountain, Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks has contributed to a database that revealed how climate... Read more
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The Border Mail
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
The Border Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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The Courier
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
The Courier / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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The Young Witness
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
The Young Witness / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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Western Advocate
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
Western Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
Kiama Independent / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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Manning River Times
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
Manning River Times / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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The North West Star
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
The North West Star / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend
Reader travel questions: What to do on a 12-day road trip from San Francisco and Seattle?
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 days ago
Pass. It's a long day's drive but absolutely stunning, although you could spend a night in Yakima and drive through Mount Rainier National Park the following day en route to Seattle. In San Francisco, take a tour of Alcatraz Prison and a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
The Times recommends Drew Stokesbary for 31st Legislative District Position 1and Republican seeking a second term representing the 31st Legislative District
The Times recommends Drew Stokesbary for 31st Legislative District Position 1
The Seattle Times / Posted 24 days ago
and Republican seeking a second term representing the 31st Legislative District, which straddles Highway 410 from Sumner to Mount Rainier. Voters should re-elect Stokesbary to House Position 1. He has been a particularly effective representative... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Running wildwas heading on to Olympic National Park for his next run. According to a schedu
Running wild
Methow Valley News / Posted 25 days ago
was heading on to Olympic National Park for his next run. According to a schedule on his website, he will head next to Mount Rainier and Crater Lake national parks, then on to parks throughout the western and southern states. His schedule has... Read more
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The Seattle Times
In pursuit of the wily alpine-lakes troutsun as we made our way toward Ingalls Pass at 6,500 feet. About an hour into th
In pursuit of the wily alpine-lakes trout
The Seattle Times / Posted 26 days ago
sun as we made our way toward Ingalls Pass at 6,500 feet. About an hour into the hike, the snowy peaks of Mount Adams and Mount Rainier emerged in the distance against the clear blue sky.Alone on the lake We reached Ingalls Pass, 2,500 feet above... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Man makes goal to run a marathon in all 59 U.S. National Parkshas two more parks to check off here in Washington. He plans to run the Olympic
Man makes goal to run a marathon in all 59 U.S. National Parks
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 28 days ago
has two more parks to check off here in Washington. He plans to run the Olympic National Park on September 3 and the Mount Rainier National Park on September 10. He is inviting folks to join in with him– whether that be running with him or... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
What is a Lenticular Cloud?Have you ever seen the "cap" over Mount Rainier? Lenticular clouds, sometimes
What is a Lenticular Cloud?
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 29 days ago
Have you ever seen the "cap" over Mount Rainier? Lenticular clouds, sometimes called "cap clouds," form over mountain peaks when moisture begins to increase in the upper levels of the atmosphere. Strong winds hit the mountain and the air is forced... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
What is a Lenticular Cloud?Have you ever seen the "cap" over Mount Rainier? Lenticular clouds, sometimes
What is a Lenticular Cloud?
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 29 days ago
Have you ever seen the "cap" over Mount Rainier? Lenticular clouds, sometimes called "cap clouds," form over mountain peaks when moisture begins to increase in the upper levels of the atmosphere. Strong winds hit the mountain and the air is forced... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Better know your Seattle-area beachestranquil day at the beach, that’s not going to happen here, at least not on a w
Better know your Seattle-area beaches
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
tranquil day at the beach, that’s not going to happen here, at least not on a weekend. But the sunset will not disappoint. Mount Rainier looms in the background as Seattleites cool off in Lake Washington at Madison Park Beach. (Lindsey Wasson/The... Read more
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The Columbian
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site ready to throw a partyPark Service site.” America’s 59 landmarks that are formally designated as nat
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site ready to throw a party
The Columbian / Posted a month ago
Park Service site.” America’s 59 landmarks that are formally designated as national parks — including Northwest icons Mount Rainier, Olympic, North Cascades and Crater Lake — are often called the crown jewels of the system. However, there... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversarybecame national parks in 1890 (Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove incorporated
The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 1 months ago
became national parks in 1890 (Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove incorporated into Yosemite National Park in 1906); Mount Rainier joined the national parks in 1899, and a slew of other national parks followed and were established through... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Community calendar: festivals, fairs and morechair and favorite summer read, noon Friday, Redmond Library, 15990 N.E. 85th S
Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more
The Seattle Times / Posted 1 months ago
chair and favorite summer read, noon Friday, Redmond Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St., Redmond; free (425-885-1861 or kcls.org).Mount Rainier Centennial Weekend FRI-SUN Celebration of National Parks Centennial; living history displays and stories, 10... Read more
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ABC News
United States National Parks Service Celebrates 100 Yearsthe AAA emblem on its grille. Two women in bathing suits and climbing gear hik
United States National Parks Service Celebrates 100 Years
ABC News / Posted 1 months ago
the AAA emblem on its grille. Two women in bathing suits and climbing gear hike up to an ice cave under Paradise Glacier, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, 1928. Underwood Archives/Getty Images A general view of a logging camp in the... Read more
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USA Today
The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversarybecame national parks in 1890 (Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove incorporated
The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary
USA Today / Posted 1 months ago
became national parks in 1890 (Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove incorporated into Yosemite National Park in 1906); Mount Rainier joined the national parks in 1899, and a slew of other national parks followed and were established through... Read more
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