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.
Secretary Salazar to Make Announcement Regarding Conservation of the Grand Canyon
WASHINGTON—On Monday, Jan. 9, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will host the premiere of a new short film produced by the National Park Service for viewing by visitors to the Grand Canyon National Park. As part of this event, Secretary Salazar will make an announcement regarding conservation of the Grand Canyon.
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Event to premiere new Grand Canyon National Park film and secretarial announcement regarding Grand Canyon conservation
1:00 pm (Eastern Time) Monday, Jan. 9, 2012
National Geographic Grosvenor Auditorium
1600 M Street NW, Washington, DC
The event is open to credentialed media. Reporters wishing to attend, should contact Brian Tsai at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, to RSVP. Media should arrive at the entrance at 1600 M Street NW.