With drier weather descending on Florida for the winter, more activities are being scheduled at Big Cypress National Preserve, from star shows to festivals.
Parks in the News
Sections of Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park will be closed at night during the upcoming deer hunting season in Virginia.
With the winter season having arrived, it'll cost you a little less to drive your rig into Yosemite National Park through next March. For the winter season the entrance fee for a seven-day pass has dropped by $5 to $25, a move aimed at encouraging folks to visit the park outside of the busy summer season.
Efforts to wrest federal lands from public ownership are an orchestrated, multi-layered strategy that can’t be brushed off as a fringe idea, a leading conservationist warns.
The National Park Service isn’t the only entity marking its 100th anniversary next year. With Acadia National Park’s own 2016 centennial fast approaching, Friends of Acadia is busy coordinating a year-long grassroots celebration involving more than 200 community partners, each honoring their own special relationship with the park.
Work is continuing almost non-stop to rebuild roads in Death Valley National Park that were washed out by torrential rains last month. So far the North Highway to Ubehebe Crater and Racetrack Road have been reopened to the public, though many other popular sections remain closed.
A National Parks Conservation Association campaign launching today is designed to rally public support against threats facing such iconic national parks as Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon with hopes the Obama administration will step up and use the tools and authority it has to protect the parks.
Watching an artist at work reveals how they see landscapes, sometimes differently than those of us who are not artists. Visit Zion National Park in southwestern Utah this week and you'll be able to watch nearly two dozen painters as they take part in the seventh annual Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational.
It took a quarter-century, but the composing toilet at the Cottonwood Campground in Grand Canyon National Park has reached its expiration date, and park crews are replacing it.
Massive boulders, some upwards of two stories tall, were reduced to rubble in the Elwha River in Olympic National Park by blasting experts as part of the continued restoration of the river channel.