A day of remembrance in honor of the 40 passengers and crew of United Flight 93 that was brought down by terrorists on September 11, 2001, will be held in September at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania.
Parks in the News
There are many iconic, and unusual, animals that call the National Park System home. At Bering Land Bridge National Preserve in Alaska, one of those residents is the muskox, a bushy-haired relative to domesticated cattle.
A grizzly sow tied to the death and partial consumption of a Yellowstone National Park hiker by DNA evidence and teeth marks was killed Thursday, while her two cubs were to be transferred to a zoo.
With rugged, remote terrain limiting firefighting efforts to aerial water drops, the Thompson Fire in Glacier National Park has expanded to nearly 15,000 acres, with more growth expected.
Construction finished ahead of schedule? That's what happened at Canyon in Yellowstone National Park, where two of three lodge buildings have opened three weeks ahead of schedule.
The 99th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service is just around the corner, and to celebrate all 408 units of the park system will waive their entry fees.
Two brothers who found themselves at their physical limits in Grand Teton National Park received a helicopter shuttle off Middle Teton rather than push their luck in finding a safe way down.
A Washington man out hiking in North Cascades National Park with friends was killed when a boulder fell from above and hit him in the head.
Shsssssh. Can you hear the landscape in Grand Teton National Park, the flowing Snake River, squabbling Steller's jays, bison grunting?
Fire danger in the National Park System is high from California to Montana and all the way south to Texas, where a ban on open fires has been implemented for the immediate future at Big Thicket National Preserve due to hot, dry conditions.