parks

  • Last year, Glacier National Park experienced record high attendance. Photo Credit: Wesley Fryer/Flickr

    Interior Department Mulls Privatization in National Parks

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service HELENA, Mont. – National parks in Montana and across the country expect big crowds as Americans celebrate the Fourth of July and summer rolls on afterwards. But public-lands advocates are concerned about the combination of park maintenance backlogs that now total more than $11...
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    AmeriCorps NCCC Helps To Restore And Protect Santa Clara County Parks

    SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), Team Blue 3 is stationed in San Jose, California working at Santa Clara County Parks from February 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017. One of it’s focuses will be to repair significant storm damage at both Hellyer and...
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    Fantasy of Lights Walk-Thru

    A Growing Tradition! The immensely popular Fantasy of Lights Walk-thru Night, now it’s 4th year, is expanding to two nights of fun this December 3rd and 4th from 4pm to 9pm. Fantasy of Lights Walk-thru is a special opportunity to see up to 1.5 miles of twinkling holiday lights and larger...
  • Sanborn Park Nature Trail. Photo Credit: José González

    Santa Clara County Voters’ Can Renew Parks Funding on June 7 Ballot

      On June 7, 2016 voters will once again have an opportunity to demonstrate their support for the acquisition, development, and operation of regional parks for everyone in Santa Clara County. With approval, Measure A will continue the Park Charter Fund, ensuring a critical local, stable funding source for...
  • Mayor Sam Liccardo and a young guest at the grand unveiling of Happy Hollow Park & Zoo’s newest ride, Dragon Flyers. Photo Courtesy: Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

    Happy Hollow Park & Zoo’s New Ride

    San Jose /CALIFORNIA Dragon Flyers is the newest ride to join the Happy Hollow Park & Zoo collection of seven rides.  This new family ride features six colorful hang-glider themed cars. Each car places riders on an elevated seat with bicycle pedals and, once the ride begins, riders are...