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Harpers Ferry and water gap from Jefferson Rock

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Take some time and head over to Harpers Ferry and take a summer tour which runs through October. There are many to choose from. Check out this website for more information on the tours.

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We all love our dogs and want only the best for them. However, our furry friends need help in knowing what is safe and what isn’t. Rattlesnakes attract dogs with their movements and it is our job to keep our pets safe by teaching them what to do if they see a rattlesnake. Here are some articles on how to train your dog.

Rattlesnake Aversion Training | DOGGIE STEPS Dog Training

BEST DOG ON THE BLOCK Dog Tips Rattlesnake Aversion Trainingby Mark Siebel – Owner – DOGGIE STEPS Dog TrainingDogs are man’s best friend…NOT rattlesnakes.

Publish Date: 03/31/2010 8:10

http://doggiestepsdogtraining.com/blog/?p=61

Lowering the Risk of Rattlesnake Bites in Dogs

There are a few ways to prepare before you and your dog head out on the trail in rattlesnake country. These tips can help prevent a bite.

Publish Date: 05/12/2010 14:23

http://dog-care.suite101.com/article.cfm/lowering-the-risk-of-rattlesnake-bites-in-dogs

Snake Bite Safety for Dogs on Camping Hikes: Snake Bite Safety for

… especially in a new place to explore, however, our loveable pups are notorious for ferreting out snakes in the outdoors. Campers and hikers who learn a few tips on avoiding snakes and handling snake bites in dogs may save a dog’s

Publish Date: 04/05/2010 22:02

http://dogs.suite101.com/article.cfm/camping-with-your-dog

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Hiking – Tips for a Great Hike with Your Dog

Bears in North America: Black or Brown?

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Attention all those near Milepost 384 on the Blue Ridge Parkway: This Thursday is Family Night hosted by the park rangers at the visitor center. Registration is required. Here is the article with more details on this fun event.

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Hiking: It’s also Who You Hike with

Grand Canyon: Hike to the Bottom on a Whim

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Break out your inner night owl and head over to Cedar Breaks National Monument for a Star Party! Cedar Breaks National Monument is a perfect place for star watching; high elevation and little light pollution. Some Star Parties have already taken place this month so check out the dates for August and September and have fun. Click here for more information on this exciting event.

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Green Hydration

On Frenzy and Serenity

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The Sunaet in Glacier National Park, Montana.
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“Who will gainsay that the parks contain the highest potentialities of national pride, national contentment, and national health? A visit inspires love of country; begets contentment; engenders pride of possession; contains the antidote for national restlessness…. He is a better citizen with a keener appreciation of the privilege of living here who has toured the national parks.” -Stephen T. Mather

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In a time when one hears lots of negative news from the country’s health issues to education problems, its refreshing to hear something positive:

“Yellowstone National Park had a record number of visitors in June.

The park had just under 700,000 visitors. That’s up nearly 8 percent from June, 2009, which also was a record.” Read More.

Let’s keep exploring the great outdoors!

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Denali National Park: Wildlife Refuge Par Excellence

Another Fire Starter: Insect Repellant

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