After the removal of hazardous, non-native eucalyptus trees, the Nāmakanipaio Campground in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has reopened with fresh views of Mauna Loa.
Parks in the News
An open letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to bring an end to helicopter overflights at Glacier National Park.
A hiker reported missing in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska was found dead Sunday, killed in an apparent fall, park officials said.
They are a sweeping, majestic, gorgeous collection of images that skims the surface of the diversity of the National Park System. And they practically implore the U.S. Postal Service to continue promoting the parks long after the National Park Service Centennial passes.
Matt Holly is a lifelong parks and maps enthusiast. He put his interests together and created the website National Park Maps, which now has more than 1,000 free maps.
Years of monitoring wolves in Denali and Yellowstone national parks has led researchers to conclude that hunting the predators just beyond the parks' borders seems to directly impact park visitors' odds of seeing a wolf.
If you plan to be in Glacier National Park in Montana next week, be careful where you go, as biologists will be monitoring grizzly bears in the park and that requires some bear trapping.
The entire 105 miles of Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park was to reopen Friday evening as rains have knocked down the Rocky MTN Fire, officials said. However, a short stretch of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail remained closed.
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in western South Dakota will reopen its visitor center Saturday after being closed during the month of April. The visitor center initially opened in November 2014, but with temporary exhibits.
An educational program providing California students an overnight stay aboard the Spirit of Dana Point, a plan to rehabilitate four offshore lighthouses in Michigan, and refinishing of the steel superstructure of the ship John W. Brown in Maryland are among the 34 projects supported by this year’s Maritime Heritage Program grants.