The National Park Service is putting on hold the signing of the Record of Decision and the publication of the Final Rule for Dog Management at Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Parks in the News
At a ceremony Tuesday morning, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell signed a memorandum formally establishing the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, New York as the 414th unit of the National Park System.
A special program at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado later this month will examine how Ancestral Puebloans endured winter on the plateau.
In the end, the forecast was wrong. While the Merced River did rise above flood stage as it rolled through the Yosemite Valley, predictions of a crest more than 8 feet above flood stage never materialized, leaving Yosemite National Park's main destination drenched but seemingly little worse for the storm.
A mix of lethal and non-lethal approaches to remove feral animals from more than 2,000 acres in Haleakalā National Park in Hawaii has been approved by the National Park Service.
Campsites in many national parks are becoming harder and harder to snag as visitation to the parks increases, and some of the hardest sites to land have been in the Squaw Flat Campground of Canyonlands National Park due to its remote location and first-come, first-served policy. That is changing.
Voyageurs National Park will host a snowshoe lacing workshop at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center on Saturday, January 28, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
An ambitious, four-year approach to improving the health of Everglades National Park, one that requires an influx of clean, fresh water, has been outlined to the participants of the annual Everglades Coalition conference.
Shale gas, that trapped within the Marcellus Formation in the Eastern United States, has grown to become a significant component of the country's energy portfolio. But it also poses a threat to national park lands in the region, with more than a few proposed pipelines that could cross the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
Rock slides and flooding forced closure of the Generals Highway in Sequoia National Park on Saturday, and with the worst of a winter storm yet to come there was no estimate of when the popular road would reopen.