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.
Parks in the News
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.
A wisp of smoke spotted by a backcountry lookout in Glacier National Park has blossomed into a nearly 2,000-acre wildfire burning in thick stands of timber on a rugged landscape that so far has precluded the use of ground crews to battle the flames.
Areas in Everglades National Park that are managed to maximize nesting success and minimize disturbance to nesting wading birds have been reopened to public access, including the west side of Palm Key, Frank Key Channel and Carl Ross Key. Wildlife biologists have determined that herons, egrets and Roseate Spoonbills have finished nesting in these areas for the season.
A brushfire that swept across almost 4,700 acres at Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site in Hawai'i didn't damage the temple, but it will be another day or two before the park is reopened.
A sow grizzly and a cub were being held Monday at Yellowstone National Park while tests and an autopsy were being performed on the body of a Montana man killed while hiking through the park.