Overview

Desert Bighorn, Zion National Park, copyright Costa Dillon
10/11/2014 | Hold That Pose... | Costa Dillon
10/10/2014 | Wings Over The Missouri.... | David and Kay Scott
09/29/2014 | Looking West From The Cape... | National Park Service
Phantom Ship, Crater Lake National Park, copyright Kurt Repanshek
08/14/2014 | Sailing To Nowhere At Crater Lake | Kurt Repanshek
Bumpass Hell, Lassen Volcanic National Park, copyright Kurt Repanshek
08/14/2014 | Bumpass's Hell | Kurt Repanshek
08/03/2014 | Into The Shimmering Night | Larry McAfee, NPS

Features

Friday, October 17th, 2014
After 50 years, you would expect that the U.S. National Park Service (NPS), which administers the largest inventory of wilderness in the world, would have the best wilderness management program in the world. But, you would be very wrong.
Friday, October 17th, 2014
Federal biologists believe elk hunters in Grand Teton National Park and on the National Elk Refuge in the next nine years will kill six more grizzly bears than originally anticipated.
Thursday, October 16th, 2014
As we told you last month, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis has given his superintendents the OK to increase entrance and other fees in their parks once they've conducted the requisite public outreach and engagement. While many fees are likely to increase by $5 or $10, there could be more creativity into fee collections aimed at generating more money for the parks.
Thursday, October 16th, 2014
The Missouri River, often referred to as the “Big Muddy” due to the large amount of sediment it carries, once served as the country’s major thoroughfare to the West, first by trappers and traders, and later by Lewis & Clark as the Corps of Discovery searched for a water route to a western ocean. Today it offers an incredible waterscape for paddlers in search of beauty.
Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
You might think the arid climate of Saguaro National Park precludes trail woes, but you’d be wrong. Last year Friends of Saguaro National Park helped the park land a grant of more than $71,000 to help pay for the rerouting of a nearly mile-long section of the Carrillo Trail in the Cactus Forest. Over the years the trail had become badly eroded, no doubt because of its popularity as part of the “Three Tanks Loop” that gives hikers a panoramic view of the Cactus Forest and even the city of Tucson.

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