Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed a controversial new bill that allows handguns to be carried through state parks by legally-permitted owners. This also prohibits any cities in Tennessee from imposing bans on handguns in the parks. Show More Summary
Creature Weekend 2015 coming to Salt Fork State Park in South Eastern Ohio the weekend of May 1-3.
Usually people go to state parks in search of a trail, a vista, or a barbecue. Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park has a slightly glitzier reputation, and the latest lucky visitor is a woman who says she asked God, "Are you going to bless me and let me find...
Join us on the America the Beautiful Quarters Road Trip this year at Homestead National Monument of America, the first stop on our spring adventure. This year marks the sixth year of the program and features five new quarters honoring Homestead National Monument of America, Nebraska; Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana; Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina; […]
Susie Clark recently learned how to make a vacation profitable after finding a 3.69 carat diamond in Crater of Diamonds State Park. By her account, she didn’t do it alone, a little help from God was also necessary. Clark found the diamond,...Show More Summary
Evening Shade (!) resident Susie Clark was visiting Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas when something caught her eye: a 3.69 carat diamond. Clark discovered the diamond, which is the size of a “pinto bean,” while walking in the park’s search field. Read more...
Best state park visit ever?
In Governor Nelson State Park today.
A Tennessee law allowing guns in parks is now on the books. Gov. Bill Haslam (R) signed a bill Friday that allows gun owners with permits to bring guns to state and local parks, but not without some reservations. According to The Tennessean,...Show More Summary
Visitors to the Statue of Liberty were evacuated from Liberty Island in New York Harbor on Friday after a report of a suspicious package, the United States Park Police said, and law enforcement officials are investigating the site. The New York Police Department’s bomb squad is assisting in...
The Brooklyn Flea Record Fair will be back for its Spring 2015 editions on Saturday, May 16 at East River State Park (90 Kent Ave which is right next to Smorgasburg). Like last year, it will have tables from...
A big reservoir of hot, partly molten rock has been discovered beneath the famed Yellowstone National Park in the United States, but researchers said Thursday there is no added risk of volcanic eruption. The findings in the journal Science show for the first time that the amount of magma beneath...
Massachusetts police say the Brockton basketball brawl left 18-year-old Ywron Martins dead after he was stabbed in a massive James Edgar Park fight involving hundreds of people. State police have obtained an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Anildo Lopes Correia of Brockton, but the murder suspect is still on the run. Show More Summary
The State Government of Adelaide, Australia, has asked young Minecraft players to design their perfect park in-game.
Inspired Camping... Smoothing the edges of roughing it! Cool Camping and Glamping UK and Worldwide Utah is the best state in the USA for outdoor enthusiasts. With five national parks, eight national monuments, and a whole lot more to discover, it has everything you need for an action-packed vacation. Show More Summary
A washed-up whale corpse in the Bay Area has been defaced with the name of a local motorcycle gang, according to Kron 4. The LA Times reports that the sperm whale's body has lain on the on the Sharp Park State Beach since April 14, drawing crowds of onlookers. Show More Summary
Hidden in Plain Site features creative referendums developed by a team of concerned artists determined to raise awareness of and help thwart human trafficking. Opening reception April 26 at Angels Gate State Park, San Pedro. Debating...Show More Summary
America's National Park System is composed of more than 450 natural, historical, and cultural areas spread across the United States and its far-flung territories. Though Yellowstone deserves all the attention it gets, here are ten lesser-known park properties that are calling out for a visit.
Between the years 1687 to 1711, the Jesuit, Eusebio Francisco Kino, founded missions in and around the Tubac area in Arizona. His thought was to manipulate the local Native Americans into becoming Christians. Tumacacori, which it 4 miles south of Tubac, was constructed in 1691, and the tiny settlement of Piman was used as a mission hacienda. Show More Summary
... according to the AARP. Condos and apartments blend with single-family houses in this eclectic neighborhood within walking distance of parks, lakes, shopping, a performing arts center, the state Capitol and all the university amenities. Show More Summary