‘Your Pass Now’ Helping to Reduce Congestion at National Parks

May 17, 2017 View Comments by

Imagine: your saddlebags are packed, your gear’s on, the sun’s out, and you’re excited to spend several days exploring Sequoia National Park. You roll out of the driveway in a great mood. Then you get there and see the long line to purchase a park pass. Developed in conjunction with the National Park Service, Your Pass Now is […]

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In Pursuit of Wildness: Pinnacles National Park

Apr 24, 2017 View Comments by

Once upon a time, it was called Pinnacles National Monument, but today it is America’s newest national park. That’s where this story begins. Graduating from San Jose State, getting married, and landing my first permanent job with the National Park Service all within one week was a miracle. “We’d like to offer you a job […]

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Free Admission to All National Parks April 22-23

Apr 18, 2017 View Comments by

National Park Week is April 15-23, and to celebrate the National Park Service is hosting fee-free days at all national parks April 22-23. National Park Week is an excellent time to make great connections, explore new places, discover open spaces, and enjoy affordable vacations. April 22 is Earth Day, and April 23 is the second annual […]

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Preservation 50 at Death Valley National Park

Oct 11, 2016 View Comments by

October 15-16, 2016, the National Park Service is hosting Preservation 50 at Death Valley National Park. At Preservation 50, the public is invited to learn about Death Valley’s rich cultural heritage through presentations by local historians, archaeologists, and tribal members. Free presentations will be from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday, October 15, in […]

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Free Admission to U.S. National Parks August 25-28

Aug 25, 2016 View Comments by

The National Park Service turns 100 today, August 25, 2016, and everyone can take part in the celebration. From August 25-28, the NPS will offer free admission to all U.S. national parks. America’s more than 400 national parks span 84 million acres, terrain that is historic, sacred, and enriching—and RoadRUNNER continues to explore them, from Arches to […]

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In Pursuit of Wildness: Celebrating 100 Years of the National Park Service

Jul 14, 2016 View Comments by

The wind, the open road, and my motorcycle: this is my mantra. Motorcycles have been a part of my of life since I was 16. My first bike was an 80cc Yamaha, and for a high school kid it was magic. I am 67 years old and still riding motorcycles. Today I ride a Yamaha […]

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