With Pacific storms rolling into California and dumping snow in the High Sierra, prospects for skiing at Badger Pass in Yosemite National Park are increasing. And if you're in fourth grade you can score a free lift pass to to the ski area and get a discount on passes for your family.
Parks in the News
A grassroots effort is under way to create Big Bend International Park, a park that would span the U.S.-Mexico border in southern Texas.
It took nearly a month, but Artists Drive in Death Valley National Park is back open for visitors to tour. But the reopening didn't come easy.
Work at Zion National Park to replace a water main pipe will require closure of the Grotto Trail between Zion Lodge and the trailhead for two weeks.
Let it snow. That's the message from Mount Rainier National Park, where the staff has the park ready for winter operations. Though many park roads are closed to vehicle access for the winter, areas throughout the park remain open for recreation.
A young mountain lion found dead in California in late September died from ingesting a form of rat poison, according to lab results.
Dinosaur National Monument will increase its entrance and camping fees on January 1, 2016, to help fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the monument. The monument's entrance and camping fees were last increased in 1997. This increase is consistent with the tiered fee system in use by National Park Service sites throughout the country, including many in Utah and Colorado.
A baker's dozen of quilts will be exhibited at Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska as part of the celebration on the upcoming National Park Service Centennial.
An ad campaign has been launched in a bid to convince Congress not to overhaul the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which for decades has been sending millions of dollars out across the country for state, local, and federal recreation and conservation projects.
While many parts of the country are hunkering down for snow season, at Everglades National Park in Florida they're ready for the busy season.