How were early 19th century bricks made? That's the question the National Park Service hopes to answer as it works to restore the Arlington House.
Parks in the News
While California's struggles with drought are national news, other states are having troubles, too. At Olympic National Park in Washington, the drought has led to officials announcing an emergency closure of recreational fishing on most rivers and streams within the park beginning today.
The accidental breaching of a dam at a long-closed gold mine in Colorado could adversely impact Lake Powell at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah this week.
Four sites around the country recently were designated as National Historic Landmarks, a designation that recognizes the sites as places that possess exceptional value and quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States.
Night-sky viewing will be among the main attractions at Dinosaur National Monument in Utah and Colorado in the coming days, while later in the month the park staff will be celebrating the date in 1909 when the monument's incredible fossil-studded cliff was discovered.
A grizzly bear, possibly a sow with cubs, attacked and partially consumed a hiker whose body was found near a trail in the vicinity of Lake Village in Yellowstone National Park, park officials said Saturday.
A Montana man who failed to return from a hike at Yellowstone National Park has turned up dead on a trail near Lake Village.
The falcon nesting season is officially over at Acadia National Park. Superintendent Sheridan Steele says that the Precipice, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliffs trails in the park have all reopened to hikers.
While the Reynolds Creek wildfire might have slowed visitation to Glacier National Park in recent weeks, the park has seen a double-digit increase in visitors compared to year-ago figures.
There are star shows, and there are star shows, and one of the summer's best is the annual Perseid meteor showers. Next Wednesday, you can enjoy the show from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.