Whether kite surfing is an appropriate form of recreation at Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts is a topic the park staff wants to discuss with the public.
Parks in the News
Staying hydrated and reducing waste. Those are two keys to a vacation in the National Park System, particularly during the months when you’re more active in the outdoors.
Plans to build an oil refinery, with supporting infrastructure that would include 1,000 residential units and a commercial development, just three miles from the entrance to Theodore Roosevelt National Park are moving forward, with the company filing its application for a permit to start construction on the proposed Davis Refinery.
A blue-green algae at two lakes in Voyageurs National Park has prompted officials to warn visitors that these blooms can be harmful to humans and animals.
Visitor facilities at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial in North Carolina were closed Monday while National Park Service crews assessed damage from Hurricane Matthew.
The latest episode of Yellowstone InDepth takes a closer look at The Northern Range, the wintering grounds for the park’s largest elk herds and an array of carnivores like wolves, bears, and cougars.
The first-ever guidebook for James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Ohio has been released. Titled James A. Garfield: His Life and Legacy, the guidebook is the result of over four years’ work by site staff and the publisher, Eastern National.
Three National Park System units in western Maryland are turning to culling operations to tamp down the white-tailed deer populations in their parks. The National Park Service plans to donate all suitable meat from reduction activities to local food banks.
Have you ever seen the Kīlauea Volcano upclose at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park? This U.S. Geological Survey video footage allows you to do just that.
To give endangered frogs and other native species a leg up, human-introduced trout will be eradicated – sometimes with a chemical – from dozens of high-elevation ponds, streams, and lakes in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks in California.