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Photo Contest for 2023 Bent’s Old Fort Annual Pass 

PROMO History - Bent's Old Fort Building Adobe NPS - Pixabay - Mike Goad

Submit your favorite Bent's Old Fort photo for a chance for it to be featured on the 2023 Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site Annual Pass. The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2022. The winner will be informed in December 2022. 

The winner will receive a 2023 Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site Annual Park Pass, courtesy of Western National Parks Association, a non-profit education partner. Top images will be featured on the park's website and social media accounts. 

Nearly 9,400 acres transferred to Great Sand Dunes National Park

PROMO 64J1 Outdoors - Great Sand Dunes National Park - FlickrCC - Dominic Paulo

This week, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and National Park Service (NPS) Director Chuck Sams celebrated the transfer of approximately 9,362 acres of the Medano Ranch from The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to Great Sand Dunes National Park. The acquisition was made possible through funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). This enhancement of the national park will allow for more holistic management as a connected landscape and provides long-term protection areas that contribute to the formation of the dune field.

Yellowstone gets $50M boost from NPS to ‘kick-start’ rebuild

PROMO 64J1 Transportation - Sign Road Closed Flooding High Water Outdoors Road - iStock - djperry

Yellowstone National Park is getting $50 million in emergency funds from the National Park Service (NPS) to "kick-start" efforts to fix damage and reopen parts of the park that were devastated by historic flooding last week.Historic flooding wreaks havoc on Yellowstone National Park, surrounding communities