HIGHWAY AMERICA – Actual questions asked of #National Park Rangers

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yosemiteActual questions asked of National Park Rangers

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(From the May 1995 issue of Outside; sent to me by Karyen Chu)

GRAND CANYON:

  • Was this man made?
  • Do you light it up at night?
  • Is the mule train air conditioned?
  • So where are the faces of the presidents?

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK:

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EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK:

  • Are the alligators real?
  • Are the baby alligators for sale?
  • Where are all the rides?
  • What time does the 2 o’clock bus leave?

MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK:

  • Did people build this, or did Indians?
  • Why did they build the ruins so close to the road?
  • Do you know of any undiscovered ruins?
  • What did they worship in the kivas – their own made up religion?
  • Why did the Indians decide to live in Colorado?

CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK:

  • How much of the cave is underground?
  • So what’s in the unexplored part of the cave?
  • So what is this – just a hole in the ground?

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK:

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  • Where are the cages for the animals?
  • What time of year do they turn on Yosemite Falls?
  • What happened to the other half of Half Dome?

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK:

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  • Does Old Faithful erupt at night?
  • How do you turn it on?
  • When does the guy who turns it on get to sleep?
  • We had no trouble finding the park entrance but where are the exits?

DENALI NATIONAL PARK:

  • What’s so wonderful about Wonder Lake?
  • How much does Mount McKinley weigh?
  • What time do you feed the bears?
  • How often do you mow the tundra?

 

  • Are the alligators real?
  • Are the baby alligators for sale?
  • Where are all the rides?
  • What time does the 2 o’clock bus leave?

MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK:

  • Did people build this, or did Indians?
  • Why did they build the ruins so close to the road?
  • Do you know of any undiscovered ruins?
  • What did they worship in the kivas – their own made up religion?
  • Why did the Indians decide to live in Colorado?

CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK:

  • How much of the cave is underground?
  • So what’s in the unexplored part of the cave?
  • So what is this – just a hole in the ground?

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK:

  • Where are the cages for the animals?
  • What time of year do they turn on Yosemite Falls?
  • What happened to the other half of Half Dome?

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK:

  • Does Old Faithful erupt at night?
  • How do you turn it on?
  • When does the guy who turns it on get to sleep?
  • We had no trouble finding the park entrance but where are the exits?

DENALI NATIONAL PARK:

  • What’s so wonderful about Wonder Lake?
  • How much does Mount McKinley weigh?
  • What time do you feed the bears?
  • How often do you mow the tundra?
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Hi I am an old hippie, a "beat" poet and novelist, and digital artist. I was co -editor and publisher of "Alpha Beat Press" alpha beat soup, bouillabaisse and cokefish and cokefishing in alpha beat soup with my late husband Dave Christy. My novel "eeenie meenie minee moe is for sale on amazon books. my other blogs are http://tilliespuncturedromance.wordpress.com about humor and the weird. The blog is named after a Charlie Chaplin movie. http://concretebologna.wordpress.com a blog about world art.

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