If you have visited Alaska's Katmai National Park in the month of July, you probably enjoyed watching brown bears fish for salmon at the iconic Brooks Falls.
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It wouldn’t be a celebration without music, and at Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts, a variety of sounds will fill the air to tell the history of industrial Lowell and to honor 100 years of the National Park Service.
UPDATED: Golden Gate National Recreation Area Superintendent To Take Grand Canyon National Park Helm
Christine Lehnertz, a long-time federal employee who currently is superintendent of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, has been chosen to take the helm at Grand Canyon National Park and work to help the park overcome a long-running chapter of sexual harassment.
Rainfall has come to the aid of firefighters battling a blaze on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, where efforts Tuesday were transitioning to mop-up work.
Skies over western Wyoming get incredibly dark at night, which makes Fossil Butte National Monument a perfect place to stage a star party.
The traditional Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a will be stopping at Mount Desert Island, home of Acadia National Park, as part of her leg through the New England area. This sail is part of a historic Worldwide Voyage covering more than 60,000 nautical miles, 100 ports, and 27 nations.
An attempt to teach a brown bear that it should not look to humans for food went awry at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Alaska when a Skagway Police officer mistakenly shot the young adult bruin with a lethal slug instead of a rubber round.
Grand Canyon National Park Wildfire Nearing 14,000 Acres, Higher Humidity Expected To Help Firefighters
While winds have pushed the Fuller Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park across nearly 14,000 acres, higher humidity and cloud cover Monday were being counted on to tamp down fire behavior.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cumberland Gap National Historical Park rangers are leading a variety of summer programs for youth from the Knoxville Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley including Adventure Camps. Youth participating in the camps will spend three days in the Great Smoky Mountains and one day in Cumberland Gap learning about the unparalleled diversity of plant and animal life, rich cultural history, and numerous opportunities for recreation in our national parks.
The National Park Service is seeking public input into the proposed removal of five buildings in the Big Meadows area of Shenandoah National Park known as the Big Meadows Cottages or Maids Cabins. The cabins sit behind the Crescent Rock Cottage.