Parks in the News
Progress Seen In Protecting Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout From Lake Trout In Yellowstone National Park
Two decades after non-native lake trout were discovered in Yellowstone Lake, officials say they are making good progress in removing those predacious fish and protecting the lake's iconic Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park.
Olympic National Park's Enchanted Valley Chalet Put On Washington Trust For Historic Preservation's Most Endangered List
The premium placed on saving the Enchanted Valley Chalet in the backcountry of Olympic National Park has gained more stature with the decision by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation to list the building on its most endangered list for 2014.
A landslide has closed the Gunter Fork Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park indefinitely.
An Alaska man who was snowboarding with friends in the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park has died in the wake of a 1,500 tumbling fall in the park.
Within days of Yosemite National Park officials warning visitors it was illegal to fly drones in the park, volunteers at Zion National Park in Utah say they saw a drone harassing wildlife in their park.
Some restoration projects take longer than others. Such is the case at Weir Farm National Historic Site, where 10 years of work are coming to an end and the public will soon be able to tour the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio.
With so many units of the National Park System tied to water, it shouldn't come as a surprise that the Junior Ranger program has a category for Underwater Explorers.
A 37-acre tract of land along Lower Hadock Pond on Mount Desert Island in Maine has been transferred to Acadia National Park thanks to the work of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Friends of Acadia.
Using drones to capture climbers on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park might produce an interesting video, but it's illegal, park officials are pointing out.
Work On Chimney Tops Trail At Great Smoky Mountains National Park Will Require Weekday Closures Into October
Extensive rehabilitation work on the Chimney Tops Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will require that it be closed to the public Mondays through Thursdays through mid-October.
Bears have been acrobats in circuses for generations, and watching this black bear sow and her cub at Big Bend National Park, it's obvious their talents come naturally.
The National Park Electronic Library we told you about last fall has, and is, expanding to provide more reference materials from the U.S., and soon Canadian, park services.
Early returns of Disney's Bears movie are highly favorable, and ticket sales are helping with a number of projects across the National Park System.
Grand Teton National Park is an open-air zoo of sorts, with bison, pronghorn antelope, eagles, and other wildlife usually in view wherever you find yourself in the park. But there is one slice of Grand Teton that is more productive when it comes to spotting animals.
Arches National Park is the backdrop for this episode of the National Park Sessions, in which The Giving Tree Band plays Friends of the Devil.
Not a lot of people think of camping at Biscayne National Park in the summer months because of the heat and bugs. But if you do go, campsites on Boca Chita Key and Elliott Key will be free for the taking during the summer.
A 21-mile stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway that had been closed since last year for work to stabilize the pavement has been reopened to the motoring public.
A Washington-based photographer is hoping to spend six months on the road documenting sites across the United States that he believes have the potential to be included in the National Park System.
Most of us carry cameras (in some form) to the national parks with us, and some carry videocameras. An Italian traveler who visited Yellowstone National Park had his video gear with him, and came away with the following 8-minute production.
A multi-million-dollar plan to rehabilitate the Grand Teton National Park's Jenny Lake area, with improvements to hiking, camping, and boating areas, has been approved by the National Park Service's Intermountain Region director.
Note to self: Plan for travel delays while driving through Grand Teton National Park this summer.
A 45-year-old Arizona woman has been identified as the victim of a fall from the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
How do you count the 59 national parks by state? Perhaps you need the following bubble diagram.
Site Of 1956 Collision Of Two Airlines Over Grand Canyon National Park Receives National Historic Landmark Status
Perhaps the best program in the National Park System for artistic types are the Artist-in-Residence programs that many parks offer for writers, photographers, painters and sketchers. And here's a website that can direct you to those programs.
A father and his two children missing in the swampy backwoods of Congaree National Park were found shortly after sunrise Tuesday and rescued by rangers.
Got a hankering to head underground? Cave tours at Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah begin on May 10 for the summer season.
Growing up, chasing fireflies was a popular after-dusk summertime activity. But our fireflies didn't blink in unison, which is what makes the fireflies at Great Smoky Mountains National Park such a big deal.
Lend a hand and take some pride on May 10 by volunteering at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park in Massachusetts to get the park ready for the summer season.