Too many retirements and not enough new hires are behind the drop in law enforcement rangers for the National Park Service.
Parks in the News
A rugged landscape, ample fuels, and poor firefighting weather conditions are making it tough for crews to make much headway on the Reynolds Creek Fire in Glacier National Park, which continues to keep the Going-to-the-Sun Road closed from the St. Mary Campground on the park's eastern boundary to Logan Pass.
Come September 1, you'll need to snag a permit if you want to take your rig, or pedal your bike, for a day on the White Rim or Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park.
Biscayne National Park Superintendent Brian Carlstrom submitted the following letter in response to Traveler's story on Florida Congressional Offices Want To Block Biscayne National Park's Fisheries Plan.
They may not be surfers, or even wave jumpers, but the horses at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and Virginia do like a good dip or two in the surf when things really get hot, as this short video shows.
Firefighters battling the Reynolds Creek Fire at Glacier National Park were confronting high winds and low humidity Saturday.
If you're planning to visit Olympic National Park on August 2, don't plan to head up to Hurricane Ridge in your vehicle before noon. That's because the "Ride the Hurricane" group bike ride has led to the road's closure to vehicular traffic from 6 a.m. to noon.
An early morning structure fire at Grand Teton National Park on Friday has left one person dead while dozens were treated or evaluated for smoke inhalation or other injuries.
More and more moonlight tours are showing up around the National Park System. One of the upcoming tours is at Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Wyoming, where a moonlight tour is scheduled for August 8.
Hundreds of black bears make their home in Yosemite National Park, and seeing a wild bear is often the highlight of a trip to the park. Bears often remind us of ourselves, and the complex relationship between bears and humans has changed over time as we strive to keep bears wild.