It's not terribly big -- just 1,700 square feet -- but the yellow clapboard house does have a view of the James and Appomattox rivers and is surrounded by Petersburg National Battlefield in Virginia. It could be your home for as little as $900 a month if you qualify.
Parks in the News
With winter on its way, operations on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park are winding down and most will be shuttered for the winter months as of October 15. The North Rim will remain open to day-use visitors and overnight campers until Thursday, December 1, unless heavy snowfall closes State Highway 67.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough can add honorary park ranger to his list of accolades, joining the likes of filmmaker Ken Burns and former President Jimmy Carter, thanks to the National Park Service.
Months of talks and work between the Yellowstone Park Foundation and the Yellowstone Association have given rise to Yellowstone Forever, a new nonprofit entity that the organization believes "will become a national model for public-private partnerships to protect and support the park, and connect the next generation with Yellowstone."
It's going to cost you a little bit more to enter Everglades National Park if you don't have an annual park pass to cover entrance fees.
Hurricane Matthew's continued march north through the Caribbean spurred national parks in the Southeastern United States to plan closures if the storm stays on track.
"Fleet Week," a celebration of U.S. naval services, is expected to bring traffic to a standstill in and around the waterfront areas of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the Presidio of San Francisco, and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park this coming weekend.
Everglades National Park officials hope to reopen the popular Anhinga Trail to visitors later this month.
It might come as a surprise, but Congress is not as "parks friendly" as many folks might think. Indeed, a recent "scorecard" prepared by an affiliate of the National Parks Conservation Association found that nearly half of Congress regularly voted against parks during the 114th Congress. That's something to keep in mind when you vote this fall.