Note, there is a really nice map in the Cuyahoga news that talks about attendance in the different national parks (counting down the top 10). I was actually kind of surprised by some of the numbers.


Cuyahoga National Park News:
In national parks attendance, Cuyahoga Valley National Park is again among nation's busiest
The Great Smokey Mountains National Park is the busiest national park in the country.

Glacier National Park News:
Tennessee motorcyclist killed in crash near East Glacier
The Montana Highway Patrol says a 58-year-old man from Tennessee was killed when his motorcycle was struck by an SUV near Glacier National Park.

Misc. National Park News:
The new normal in travel (not REALLY national park news, but it is interesting)
Shorter, cheaper trips, bargain-obsessed buyers may be the future

Grizzly bear puzzle will only grow more complex (OP-Ed)
In response to the July 18 Tribune article entitled "Grizzlies running into people more often:"

Padre Island National Seashore:
Biologists release endangered turtles into Gulf
Hundreds of tiny baby turtles with their dime-sized paddle-like feet dragged through the sand on Monday heading for a new home in the Gulf of Mexico despite the threat of oil some 400 miles away.

Yellowstone National Park News:
Fire in Yellowstone 72% contained
Firefighters are making progress containing a blaze burning near the center of Yellowstone National Park.

Zion national park News:
Flash flood carries 3 through canyon in Utah park
- Zion National Park officials say three men who were swept away by a flash flood in a canyon were washed over a 40-foot drop and survived.