An endangered minnow that was returned to the Santa Cruz River in far south Arizona a decade ago via a recovery project now appears to be thriving in the river that flows by Tumacacori National Historical Park.
Parks in the News
You can add Isle Royale National Park, Saguaro National Park, and Devils Tower National Monument to the units of the National Park System that will have higher entrance fees in the coming months.
An investigation into the killing of a bison inside Grand Teton National Park a year ago ended up with two individuals pleading guilty, according to the National Park Service.
Deteriorating weather conditions led the National Park Service to suspend the search for a missing single-engine plane that went down into Lake Clark at Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska with four aboard.
Off-road vehicles will require permits, have to follow designated routes, and face seasonal restrictions to some areas of the 56-mile-long Cape Lookout National Seashore under a management plan chosen by National Park Service officials.
One strategy to control the spread of mountain pine beetles in Banff National Park sometimes does the opposite, a study by a University of British Columbia researcher shows.
One of the holiday season's most colorful displays involving national parks can be found in Washington, D.C., inside the U.S. Botanic Garden where 50 national parks and historic sites are featured amidst wreaths, garland, trees, and thousands of blooms from exotic orchids to a showcase of heirloom and newly developed poinsettia varieties.
In a decision that quickly drew condemnation, officials at Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California have settled on a plan to manage dogs that provides for both off-leash and on-leash areas in the sprawling recreation area.
Valley Forge National Historical Park will be hosting the March in of the Continental Army annual event on Monday, December 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Visitor Center complex area. This event commemorates the 239th anniversary of the December 19, 1777, “march in” of Gen. George Washington's Continental Army to Valley Forge and features the first opportunity to see the newly rehabilitated Fort John Moore/Redoubt. Candlelit ranger tours, fife and drum performances, and interpreters will share stories of the encampment. This is a special opportunity to experience Valley Forge at night.