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“We’re often the forgotten big park,” said spokeswoman Cheryl Chipman of the 3,000-square-mile park that is the largest in the lower 48. “I think it will make people want to come to the park. It’s a cool place, but it is remote. When they see those photos and the crystal clear blue skies they’re going to want to come here _ especially in the middle of the winter.”

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Online:

Yosemite National Park - http://bit.ly/OVcQ9M

Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks: http://bit.ly/NBuxOq

Death Valley National Park - http://bit.ly/PSx0FO

Redwood National Park - http://bit.ly/MbNCJD

Joshua Tree National Park - http://bit.ly/OjnAUp

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