Enjoying the snow, red-rock, and starry skies over Bryce Canyon National Park will be a bit easier this winter, as part of the Bryce Canyon Lodge will for the first time in its history remain open for guests.
Parks in the News
From September 28 through October 3 a group of park travelers floated through Canyonlands National Park, enjoying the scenery, the camaraderie, and a great measure of solitude.
Each fall, hundreds of enthusiastic volunteers descend upon Acadia’s historic carriage roads to rake leaves and clear drainage ditches from miles of carriage roads in preparation for winter.
Will the coming winter bring snow, drought, soaking rains, or mild weather to your national park outings? As usual, it depends on where you go, but Rocky Mountain National Park could be a winter wonderland if the forecast from AccuWeather holds true, while New England travelers should enjoy a reprieve from last year's overly bountiful snows.
Three young mountain lions have been found dead in the Santa Monica Mountains in recent weeks, illustrating how difficult it can be for the large carnivores to survive into adulthood in such an urbanized and fragmented landscape.
International Archaeology Day, celebrated in more than nine countries with hundreds of events world-wide, comes to the National Park System on Saturday. Visit Tonto National Monument in Arizona on that day, and you can learn about the cultures that called this landscape home for hundreds of years.
The 93rd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse at President’s Park (White House) will be held this year on December 3 at 5 p.m.
Efforts were ongoing to locate a Wyoming man who jumped from a cliff into Lake Powell at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area but failed to surface.
If you're heading to Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming later this month, and determined to visit the Jenny Lake area, you might want to avoid arriving October 19-21 due to a planned area closure there.