A survey of voters in Maine's Second Congressional District found an overwhelming majority favor creation of a national park in the North Woods.
Parks in the News
Whether you walk the beaches of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, drive your ORV on them to reach your favorite fishing spot, or just like to lie back and enjoy the setting, June is the month to lend a hand at keeping those beaches pristine.
Fees to visit Muir Woods National Monument in California will double on January 1, moving from $5 per person to $10, with other fee increases coming to Alcatraz Island and the paid parking area at the Presidio in San Francisco.
Internet chatter aside, the main attraction at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument near Flagstaff, Arizona, is not erupting.
U.S. Forest Service planners have heard from more than 200,000 people opposed to a plan to allow a development to surface on land just south of Grand Canyon National Park.
A nice series of programs will be offered at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area this summer as part of the NRA's 50th Anniversary celebration.
Finally, after being closed for several years for restoration work, the Theodore Roosevelt House at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in New York will reopen on July 12.
Schedules Posted For This Summer's Evening Lighthouse Climbs At Cape Hatteras, Cape Lookout National Seashores
With the summer season getting into full swing at Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout national seashores, the parks have released their schedules for planned nighttime climbs of lighthouses in their parks.
With the spring monsoonal moisture forecast to ebb, consider a visit to Grand Canyon National Park in mid-June for the park's 25th annual star party. The event on both the North and South rims of the park will run from June 13-20.
A search was underway Wednesday on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park for a missing river guide.