Thinking of heading to Saguaro National Park in southern Arizona in October and wondering what there is to do? Here's a comprehensive schedule of events from the park staff for your consideration.
Parks in the News
Eight individuals from across the country have won a week-long adventure, thanks to the National Park Foundation and support from partners REI, Subaru, Aramark, Columbia Sportswear, Southwest , and the National Park Service.
The wonders of flint will be the main attraction this weekend at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument in Texas, as FlintFest 2015 is held to celebrate flint and mark the monument's 50th anniversary.
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Superintendent John J. Donohue has announced a series of special programs and events for the month of October.
While the "super moon" last weekend was drawing a lot of attention in national parks, there's a lot to say about sunrises.
Ripe fruit, fall colors, and background music will be on tap at Capitol Reef National Park in Utah on October 3 as a "Harvest Homecoming" is celebrated.
Deer culling will resume next month at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site in Pennsylvania as staff work to get the deer population under control.
After an extensive international search, the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative has announced that Dr. Jodi Hilty will become the organization's president and chief scientist, effective November 1.
A series of wildfires sparked by lightning this past spring dominated the news from Big Cypress National Preserve earlier this year. Now the park has released a short documentary film that shows the firefighters and fire bosses at work.
Barrier islands play incredible roles for migrating shorebirds, offering them a place to stop, rest, and refuel. At Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts, the beaches and marshes are important to common, least, and roseate terns and a number of other shorebird species during their migrations.