Nita Hiltner

About the Author Nita Hiltner

Nita worked as a reporter for the Press Enterprise of Riverside, California for 16 years and for several other newspapers in southern California and Pennsylvania. She's a regular DCX contributing author focusing specifically on scientific and supernatural conspiratorial concepts.

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The Secret Vanishings in America’s National Parks – UPDATED 6.30.14

“If you go out to the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise….” The words of this innocent children’s song, A Teddy Bear Picnic, reflects the American love of family camping. The activity of healthful, recreational bonding has been passed down from generation to generation, all with little worry about the dangers of the forests and mountains. But the public has been practicing this popular pastime without the knowledge that over 1100 people have disappeared from our national parks and open spaces in the past 100 years.

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