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.
Will Discuss President's “All-of-the-Above” Strategy for U.S. Energy Development
WASHINGTON—Tomorrow, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will speak to the National Press Club on President Obama's “all of the above” strategy for domestic energy development, including the expansion of domestic oil and gas production, and initiatives to harness renewable and alternative energy sources.
The Secretary's remarks will begin at 1:00 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session, ending at 2 p.m.
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Remarks at the National Press Club
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
National Press Club's Holeman Lounge
13th Floor, 529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20045
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