A plein air art exhibit coming to Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in New York will feature the artwork of previous participants in the juried Teaching Studios of Art Plein Air Competition juxtaposed with historic landscapes from Sagamore Hill’s museum collection.
Parks in the News
Fourteen years, and $2.2 million later, accessible cave tours are returning to Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky.
A search was expected to get underway at daybreak Tuesday for a river guide for a commercial outfitter who went missing from his group roughly halfway through Grand Canyon National Park.
On the shores of Bartlett Cove in Glacier Bay National Park, the August 25 grand opening of Xunaa Shuká Hít was a powerful day filled with the brilliant sights and sounds of joyous hearts celebrating the Huna Káawu's return to homeland. Hand-carved dugout canoes, spectacular regalia, Tlingit oratory, traditional ceremonies, rhythms of drums and dances, and an air of excitement made it a day to remember.
Once again, Yellowstone National Park was forced to close its South Entrance on Sunday due to increased activity of the Berry Fire, which is burning 20,801 acres in Grand Teton National Park.
Fisheries biologists monitoring restoration of the Elwha River and ecosystem in Olympic National Park recently confirmed that adult Chinook salmon, sockeye salmon, steelhead, and bull trout have all passed upstream through both the former Elwha and Glines Canyon dam sites to reach the upper Elwha River.
A series of listening sessions is coming up for the public to discuss their thoughts for the future of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, which was created in Maine last month after a donation of 87,500 acres was made to the federal government.
While the leaf-peeping crowds flock to Shenendoah, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Great Smoky Mountains every autumn, a trip farther north to Acadia National Park in Maine will yield a bevy of centennial events in addition to colorful trees.
A rockfall has closed the Wall Street section of the Navajo Loop at Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, according to park officials.
Two swimmers, one who apparently got caught up in a rip current and another who tried to save him, have drowned at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina.