The Tidal Reservoir Inlet Bridge in Washington, D.C., will be closed to vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists from Friday at 6:30 p.m. until Monday at 5:30 a.m. to allow for the replacement of the bridge’s concrete deck.
Parks in the News
As far away from society as you might seem while floating on the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, or hiking along its shorelines, heavy metals are polluting the river in concentrations that could pose a health risk.
A wildfire burning near Newhalem, Washington, in the North Cascades National Park Complex has prompted park officials to close the Upper and Lower Goodell group camps and Newhalem Creek Campground due to the close proximity of the Goodell Fire.
As iconic and beautiful as the Snake River is as it flows through Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, it also can be deadly. As a result, park rangers are cautioning boaters to choose segments of river that are appropriate for their experience and ability level.
Batman and Robin probably won't show up, but if you're interested in those denizens of the night that flit about in the darkness, head to Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky later this month to attend the park's 5th annual Bat Night celebration.
If you've been to Glacier National Park, and spent time in the Logan Pass area, you just might have had an impact on the mountain goats that hang out there, and not necessarily a good one.
A federal district judge erred when he allowed the National Park Service to place recreation over preservation in its management plan for the Addition Lands at Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida, according to a coalition of retired National Park Service employees.
Firefighting efforts will require a temporary closure of the north entrance to Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, as well as a section of the Pacific Crest Trail, this Sunday evening.
It's going to cost you a bit more to visit Arches and Canyonlands national parks in Utah beginning in October, when higher entrance, campground, and interpretive fees kick in.
Wright Brothers National Memorial is the place to be on Wednesday, August 19, as the First Flight Society and the National Park Service commemorate National Aviation Day with flight-related activities throughout the day.