National Parks Traveler
- Week of: Jul 2 2015 | Darkness Over Badlands National Park... | Photographer: National Park Service
- Week of: Jun 28 2015 | Hurry Sundown...At Canyonlands | Photographer: Andrew Kuhn, National Park Service
- Week of: Jun 14 2015 | Monkey Flowers and Anglers | Photographer: Patrick Cone
- Week of: Jun 14 2015 | Chick, Chick, Chickee | Photographer: National Park Service
- Week of: Jun 14 2015 | Cool Acadian Waters | Photographer: National Park Service
- Week of: Jun 14 2015 | Rapid Transit Through Dinosaur.... | Photographer: Patrick Cone
- Week of: May 18 2015 | Through The Gates On The John River | Photographer: Cadence Cook, NPS
- Week of: May 12 2015 | Climbing Into The Clouds | Photographer: Mik Shain, NPS
- Week of: Apr 25 2015 | Creatures Large And Small, Particularly Small | Photographer: National Park Service
- Week of: Apr 20 2015 | The Sunny Side Of Australia's Outback... | Photographer: Susan Munroe
It sounds like a page from the script of Jaws, a blockbuster 40 years old this summer in which a massive great white shark terrorizes a fictional New England beach town during the Fourth of July weekend. No great white sharks are thought to be involved in the attacks at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and there have been no deaths, but three separate incidents there in the past week have officials warning beach goers to stay out of the water if they fear sharks.
There are many historic trails that are part of the National Park System. If you’re headed out West this summer, take the high route along the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers in Montana and retrace one of our nation’s most historic explorations.
With the Green and Colorado rivers in the neighborhood, it's not surprising that the Yampa River that flows through Dinosaur National Monument is overlooked. And that's not a bad thing.
On the morning of June 18 we returned to western Nebraska's Scotts Bluff, where we had the good fortune to witness a special event that takes place at the national monument once each year. The occasion was the arrival of a rider on horseback who was participating in the 2015 Pony Express re-ride from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California.
America's Most Beautiful Trail; John Muir Would Be Rightfully Proud Of the Trail That Bears His Name
We awoke before dawn, crawling out of the sleeping bags we’d laid out the night before on our air mattresses atop flat, granite slabs near the shore of Evolution Lake, at nearly 11,000 feet deep in the backcountry of Kings Canyon National Park.
The National Park Service has awarded Aramak subsidiary Yosemite Hospitality, LLC, the concession contract for Yosemite National Park
Bison have gored two more people in Yellowstone National Park, bringing to four the number of gorings in the park this summer.
Mid-summer is just about here, but atop Cedar Breaks National Monument in Utah at 10,000 feet, the wildflower season is just kicking into gear. You can enjoy it July 4-19 during the monument's 10th Annual Wildflower Festival.
A proposed commercial pig farm in Wisconsin could greatly affect Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, where the superintendent is worried that runoff would boost phosphorous loads in Lake Superior and also could harm piping plovers, a species listed as "endangered" under the Endangered Species Act.
With heavy visitation expected this holiday weekend at Yosemite National Park, officials are recommending that you arrive early to avoid traffic jams and parking issues.
While thousands of visitors will be racing to Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts for the Fourth of July Weekend and their summer vacations, park officials hope they'll take a few minutes to learn about great white sharks that are showing up more and more often in the seashore's waters.
For the third time in less than a week a swimmer at Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks has been attacked by a shark. Seashore officials said Wednesday that the 68-year-old man received a number of injuries from the encounter.