Parks in the News
Some restoration projects take longer than others. Such is the case at Weir Farm National Historic Site, where 10 years of work are coming to an end and the public will soon be able to tour the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio.
With so many units of the National Park System tied to water, it shouldn't come as a surprise that the Junior Ranger program has a category for Underwater Explorers.
A 37-acre tract of land along Lower Hadock Pond on Mount Desert Island in Maine has been transferred to Acadia National Park thanks to the work of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Friends of Acadia.
Using drones to capture climbers on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park might produce an interesting video, but it's illegal, park officials are pointing out.
Work On Chimney Tops Trail At Great Smoky Mountains National Park Will Require Weekday Closures Into October
Extensive rehabilitation work on the Chimney Tops Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will require that it be closed to the public Mondays through Thursdays through mid-October.
Bears have been acrobats in circuses for generations, and watching this black bear sow and her cub at Big Bend National Park, it's obvious their talents come naturally.
The National Park Electronic Library we told you about last fall has, and is, expanding to provide more reference materials from the U.S., and soon Canadian, park services.
Early returns of Disney's Bears movie are highly favorable, and ticket sales are helping with a number of projects across the National Park System.
Grand Teton National Park is an open-air zoo of sorts, with bison, pronghorn antelope, eagles, and other wildlife usually in view wherever you find yourself in the park. But there is one slice of Grand Teton that is more productive when it comes to spotting animals.
Arches National Park is the backdrop for this episode of the National Park Sessions, in which The Giving Tree Band plays Friends of the Devil.
Not a lot of people think of camping at Biscayne National Park in the summer months because of the heat and bugs. But if you do go, campsites on Boca Chita Key and Elliott Key will be free for the taking during the summer.
A 21-mile stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway that had been closed since last year for work to stabilize the pavement has been reopened to the motoring public.
A Washington-based photographer is hoping to spend six months on the road documenting sites across the United States that he believes have the potential to be included in the National Park System.
Most of us carry cameras (in some form) to the national parks with us, and some carry videocameras. An Italian traveler who visited Yellowstone National Park had his video gear with him, and came away with the following 8-minute production.
A multi-million-dollar plan to rehabilitate the Grand Teton National Park's Jenny Lake area, with improvements to hiking, camping, and boating areas, has been approved by the National Park Service's Intermountain Region director.
Note to self: Plan for travel delays while driving through Grand Teton National Park this summer.
A 45-year-old Arizona woman has been identified as the victim of a fall from the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
How do you count the 59 national parks by state? Perhaps you need the following bubble diagram.
Site Of 1956 Collision Of Two Airlines Over Grand Canyon National Park Receives National Historic Landmark Status
Perhaps the best program in the National Park System for artistic types are the Artist-in-Residence programs that many parks offer for writers, photographers, painters and sketchers. And here's a website that can direct you to those programs.
A father and his two children missing in the swampy backwoods of Congaree National Park were found shortly after sunrise Tuesday and rescued by rangers.
Got a hankering to head underground? Cave tours at Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah begin on May 10 for the summer season.
Growing up, chasing fireflies was a popular after-dusk summertime activity. But our fireflies didn't blink in unison, which is what makes the fireflies at Great Smoky Mountains National Park such a big deal.
Lend a hand and take some pride on May 10 by volunteering at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park in Massachusetts to get the park ready for the summer season.
An individual fell about 400 feet to their death from Mather Point at Grand Canyon National Park on Monday afternoon.
Some 80 searchers working their way Monday through the swampy backcountry of Congaree National Park in search of a father and his two young children who were reported missing nearly 48 hours earlier.
The National Park Service recently released the prospectus for a ten-year contract to provide lodging, retail, and food and beverage services at Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Yes, National Park Week 2014 has passed us by, but you can still benefit from it. O.A.R.S. is giving away four world-class national park paddling trips during a contest that runs through May 18.
Spring is in the air, and in the waters of Lake Superior, where the ice cover that made access to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore's ice caves possible has broken up.
Discussions in western Colorado to have Colorado National Monument redesignated as a "national park" have spawned a draft document, in the form of Senate legislation, that has drawn concerns from the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees.