Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
TOMORROW: Secretary Salazar, Governor O'Malley, Administration Officials to Hold Media Availability on America's Great Outdoors Chesapeake Bay Region Listening Session
Office of the Secretary
Tomorrow, June 25, 2010, – Secretary Salazar, Governor O'Malley, Senator Cardin, USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment Harris Sherman, and EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe will hold a media availability to discuss the upcoming public listening and discussion session in the Chesapeake Bay Region as part of the America's Great Outdoors Initiative. The Chesapeake Region public listening and discussion session is scheduled for Friday, June 25, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHO: Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland
Benjamin Cardin, Senator
Harris Sherman, Undersecretary for Natural Resources and the Environment, USDA
Bob Perciasepe, Deputy Administrator, US EPA
WHAT: Media availability to discuss upcoming listening and discussion session in the Chesapeake Bay region
WHEN: TOMORROW, 12:30 p.m. EDT, Friday, June 25th, 2010