Nine years after the Quarry Exhibit Hall at Dinosaur National Monument in eastern Utah had to close due to structural problems, a wonderful new facility is in place. The site offers a close-up view of some 1,500 fossilized dinosaur remains.
Parks in the News
Aficionados of the railroads, both the real thing and the model variety, will find a thing or two of interest come September when Steamtown National Historic Site in Pennsylvania hosts Railfest 2015, a weekend-long festival of everything rail-related.
Planning to visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota this summer? Here's a quick rundown on what to do and when to do it.
Planning a trip to Saguaro National Park in Arizona in July? Here's a look at some of the programs that will be offered.
August is still a ways off, but it's not too far off that you shouldn't lock up tickets for the 32nd edition of the Grand Canyon Music Festival.
For the first time since 1953 teams are working to accurately measure the height of Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. It long has been accepted that the peak topped out at 20,320 feet. Is that still the case?
Repairs to the Badlands Loop Road at Cedar Pass in Badlands National Park in South Dakota have been delayed a bit while plans are developed for an emergency services plan and out of concern for how the closure could affect the local economy.
Fire danger in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska and the Iliamna Lake region is very high and approaching extreme as prolonged hot, dry and windy weather has dried park vegetation. These conditions mean that given an ignition source, new fires may readily start and spread quickly.
A series of family oriented programs are coming to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with a goal of getting families outdoors and hiking.
After reviewing the need for wildlife boundaries around nesting shorebirds and sea turtles, the staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore has decided that the boundaries can be reduced in size a bit.