Grand Teton National Park Foundation has not only completed, but exceeded, its $14 million Inspiring Journeys fundraising campaign to renew Grand Teton National Park’s most iconic destination in honor of the National Park Service centennial.
Parks in the News
A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for setting on fire the historic Wallace Barn that burned to the ground earlier this month in Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
The designation of Kathadin Wilderness and Waters National Monument was not without contention. When I visited, signs opposing the national monument were common, and the decision will be both positive and negative news to people throughout Maine.
As we celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service, here's a look back to 1916 and the life of Stephen Mather, the first director of the National Park Service.
An approaching tropical storm system prompted Dry Tortugas National Park off the Florida coast to plan to close to recreational visitors at 6 p.m. Saturday, while officials at Everglades National Park on the mainland planned to close the Flamingo Campground that evening.
A Georgia woman who got out of her car to look at a snake along Foothills Parkway in Great Smoky Mountains National Park was killed when she was hit by an oncoming vehicle.
The Yellowstone Park Foundation and Nature’s Best Photography magazine announce the launch of the 2nd Annual Yellowstone Forever Photo Contest.
A young concessions worker at Yellowstone National Park fell to her death into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone while out early in the morning Friday with some coworkers.
We are nearing the end of a trip of nearly three weeks during which we stayed in or visited 24 national park lodges in Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Glacier national parks. As a conclusion to three weeks in three of America's most popular national parks we thought it might be worthwhile to offer some thoughts about the trip, the lodges, and the people.
Does any of the landscape that falls within the Obed Wild and Scenic River in Tennessee qualify as "wilderness"? That's a question park staff are going to try to answer by conducting a Wilderness Eligibility Assessment on lands within the park boundaries.