A cascade of molten lava plummeting into the Pacific Ocean is visible from a new viewing area at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, though to reach the viewpoint you'll need to commit to a more than 8-mile hike.
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Highly endangered Florida panthers died at a record pace in 2016, with most of the deaths attributed to vehicle collisions in just two counties, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.
Just 15 minutes from Mobile, Alabama, the Greater Mobile-Tensaw River Area features biodiversity so rich that it has been called “America’s Amazon,” and a recent report aims to shine a light on this natural and cultural landmark in hopes of protecting it and its surrounding areas from development.
Heavy rainfall and snow in the forecast for Yosemite National Park could lead to substantial flooding of the valley floor in the coming days, leading park officials Wednesday to prepare for the possibility of closing the park.
At Golden Spike National Historic Site in northwestern Utah, the last few days of each year are time for the annual Steam Fest. It's a time when one of the site's two replica steam locomotives are fired up to thrill visitors who are tough enough to brave the cold.
Artists Drive, one of Death Valley National Park’s top attractions, will be closed through mid-March for repair work.
A large section of newly created land in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park collapsed into the ocean on New Year’s Eve, launching showers of volcanic rock into the air and creating a flurry of large waves that eroded away a portion of the older sea cliff and viewing area, leading to “a really close brush with death” for five visitors.
From moonlight hikes and botany strolls, there's lots to do at Saguaro National Park in Arizona this month.
Fall’s glorious colors are gone, and so are the tailgating cars that they lure to the Blue Ridge Parkway. And that’s just one reason to visit this meandering ribbon of pavement during the winter months.
A historic property will be turned into a new visitor center for Cuyahoga Valley National Park thanks to the Ohio park’s friends group, which has already raised nearly $5 million for the project.