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Where is this on highway 24/highway 12 in Utah?

OK, It's called the Hite Crossing Bridge, and a Street View shot is available at this link that best matches the angle you have. It confused me for a bit as yours is using a long lens, but you can '...
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Is there any road between the CA State Route 120 and Sherman Pass Road (Forest Route 22S0) that crosses Yosemite/Serria/Sequoia National Park/Forest?

No. There is no transverse (east/west) road across the Southern Sierra Nevada between CA120 and Sherman Pass Road. There is a lot of space there, but it's very rugged. Roads run up into the mountains ...
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Is the train station of Aiguafreda, Spain ever served?

The main Renfe website only lists long-distance trains. The line that goes through Aiguafreda is a local line belonging to Rodalies to Catalunya, operated by the national Renfe but administered by the ...
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Entrance fee for Zion National Park: Paying for a car vs. paying per person

So, according to the National Parks Service: Weekly Passes Weekly passes are non-transferable and are valid for 7 consecutive days including the date of purchase. Weekly passes may be upgraded ...
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Options for passes to national parks in Arizona/Utah for 5 people travelling in one car

You want 1 America the Beautiful Pass. (I don't think there is any such thing as a "US Parks Pass". Your link, usparkpass.com, is just a third-party site selling the same America the ...
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Visit USA west-coast in camper

In the US, this sort of vehicle is known as an RV, or recreational vehicle. You are allowed to drive them on a category B licence from the EU, though you may need to be 21 years old. (You will need a ...
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Entrance fee for Zion National Park: Paying for a car vs. paying per person

I have no source to prove this, but from several personal experiences, here is what you can do: you enter by car and buy a pass for the car. Turn right around and park outside Use the shuttle to ...
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Is there a ranking of US national parks based on their Google Review rating?

I just went through and looked up all the ratings. Below is the list of National Parks, sorted by rating and then by number of reviews as of September 1, 2016. National Park Rating Reviews --...
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How late are Canadian parks open in fall?

I think your friends are rather misinformed. I am unaware of parks closing at any point during the year apart from the occasional holiday or similar occurrence. For example, the Oka national park is ...
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Can the southwestern forest in Vancouver Island be accessed by car?

Yes, you can certainly drive to Bamfield by car (which is located right around the word "Rim" in your map above). The main route takes you through Port Alberni and uses semi-public logging roads. If ...
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Is the America the Beautiful Annual Pass a car decal?

It is a physical card, around the same size as a credit card. On the back is a space for 2 signatures. The person using the card must be one of the two people that has signed the card, and you need ...
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How strict are US National Park Cabin occupancy limits?

I use these types of cabins quite frequently and it is different for each cabin. One cabin is more strict and each person has to check in at the national park desk, so they can account for each ...
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Entrance fee for Zion National Park: Paying for a car vs. paying per person

As a Utah native who loves Zions, has lived in Southern Utah and well, generally treats that area as his backyard I can't help but answer this. Answer: We are at the end of the summer season and ...
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How can I see a moose in the wild in Moscow?

Not the answer you're looking for, but trying to get a selfie with a wild moose (elk) is a really bad idea. Moose are very large animals with fearsome antlers, and they will charge if you get too ...
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Camping in national parks in Sri Lanka

This answer is for my assumption that you want to go camping on your own/with friends (without guides and porters), and this comes from someone who has camped and hitchhiked a lot in a country where ...
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Camping in French National Parks

See articles R111-32 to R111-35 of the "Code de l'Urbanisme" created by Décret n° 2015-1783 du 28 décembre 2015 relatif à la partie réglementaire du livre Ier du code de l'urbanisme et à la ...
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How late are Canadian parks open in fall?

In Canada, many parks have a summer season. For example, the Mont-Tremblant provincial park in Quebec, where these color changes can be seen has its facilities mostly open during the high season (July ...
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Legal aspects of adding myself to a transferred America The Beautiful Annual Pass

While it's obviously not entirely intended, the rules as outlined on the USGS site (I can't find a full "terms and conditions" document anywhere) imply that not only are there no practical obstacles ...
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America the Beautiful pass or single entry - What are the admission fees for CA national parks?

Every national park has a different entrance fee policy, but the three you are going to all have the same fees: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: $30/vehicle for 7 days Yosemite National Park: ...
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Camp in a Yosemite backpacker's site with confirmation but no permit

We ended up calling the wilderness center. You can stay in the backpacker's sites as long as you have the confirmation email on you - you can pick up the permit in the morning. Printed or on your ...
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Travelling to Himalayan National Park or Nanda Devi Reserve in Monsoon

Regarding Himalayan National Park The climate is typically the Western Himalayan temperate and alpine type. There are four distinct seasons recognized for GHNP: spring (April-June), rainy/summer (...
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Is the Hidden Valley Trail in Joshua Tree National Park toddler-friendly?

I've never been there myself, but this map seems to indicate that there is approximately 100 feet of elevation loss/gain over the course of the mile. Also note that on the official list of Joshua ...
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Is the Hidden Valley Trail in Joshua Tree National Park toddler-friendly?

Well I took my chances and went to Joshua Tree with my toddler, including the Hidden Valley Nature Trail. Conclusions: We managed to do it and it was totally worth it. This trail was certainly the ...
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This roadtrip through California and National Parks possible?

Seems aggressive to me. That's about 4000 km and 45-50 hours of raw driving depending on whether you go for "scenic" or "fast". Distances are much larger than most Europeans are used to. Traffics is ...
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Which national parks in Nepal do not legally require you to have a guide?

National parks in Nepal do not legally require you to have a guide. Guidelines, Rules, Acts, Policy, Regulation Collection 2073Language: Nepali Government of Nepal Department of National Parks and ...
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If I visit the Temple Of Sinawava at Zion National Park, how close can we get with our car?

During the main season at the park (spring to fall, essentially), private vehicles are banned on the main park roads. There would simply be too many of them. You can park in various parking areas ...
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In the US, what is the difference between a national park and a national monument?

Protected Areas Internationally speaking, both natural parks and natural monuments are defined as protected areas, which, according to its current definition from the International Union for ...
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