A four-day float down the Green River through Dinosaur National Monument was the perfect antidote to the recent heat wave for 13 park travelers.
Parks in the News
National Park Service is holding a public meeting on the Muir Woods Sustainable Access Project on Monday, June 27th from 6 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. at the Tamalpais High School Student Center. This project is intended to preserve resources in the Redwood Creek Watershed and enhance the visitor experience by improving parking, transit, and pedestrian access at Muir Woods National Monument.
A day-long search for a woman who went missing after a commercial raft flipped on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument proved fruitless as sundown neared Saturday, as crews were able to recover the raft that had been pinned upside down against a rock but were unable to locate the woman's body.
Redwood National and State Parks Superintendent Stephen Prokop and Brett Silver announced Friday that the four-mile Rellim Ridge Trail between Howland Hill Road and Hamilton Road is now open to bicycle use.
A search for a Florida man missing in Grand Canyon National Park for more than a week is being scaled back due to a lack of clues.
President Obama, looking to further preserve the nation's diverse history, on Friday added Stonewall National Monument in New York City to the National Park System.
The National Park Service has prepared an Environmental Assessment for a proposed plan to rehabilitate the Paradise Inn Annex and Snow Bridge, which is located in the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park. The project would complete the last major building rehabilitation project within the Paradise Historic District.
At Minute Man National Historical Park in Massachusetts the Wayside, home to three literary families, will reopen to the public on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m.
National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis, who has had to deal with his own ethical transgressions and a range of misconduct issues across the National Park System during this, the Park Service's centennial year, should resign or be fired, a member of Congress has told President Obama.hice-jarvis_resignation.pdf
Ongoing water shortages at Grand Canyon National Park have led to orders that concessionaires use disposable dishes, alter their menus to use less water in food prep and dish washing, and that water in restaurants only be served at request. Additionally, a ban against the sale of water in disposable bottles has been lifted.