Recent storms have quite literally left Big Thicket National Preserve in Texas soaked, and forced the temporary closure of many trails, both on land and in water.
Parks in the News
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire will offer visitors an opportunity this summer to participate in historically inspired recreational activities at the park.
After repeated problems with hikers failing to heed warnings about dangerous summer heat, officials at Lake Mead National Recreation Area are closing two trails until early September. A temporary emergency closure will go into effect on May 29 for the Goldstrike Canyon and Arizona Hot Spring Trails in an effort to prevent additional injuries and fatalities.
Why is Grand Teton National Park staff investing so much time, energy, and money on a management plan for the Moose-Wilson Road corridor? In large part because the road is a wildlife-human intersection, one that presents a management dilemma as park staff try to protect both wildlife and humans.
Perhaps in a nod to Rocky Mountain National Park's centennial celebration this year, park officials are raising entrance fees, but not until October first, with higher camping fees arriving in 2016.
If you're going to poach wildlife in a unit of the National Park System, don't leave a tree stand in place where someone might spot it.
Here's a handy schedule of the opening and closing dates for concessionaire facilities in Glacier National Park in Montana.
Fort Davis National Historic Site, located in southwest Texas, is gearing up for the park’s special summer activities.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska will begin a backcountry and wilderness stewardship planning effort this summer with a series of open house meetings beginning the last week of June.
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and La Réunion National Park, a French volcanic island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, have signed a sister park agreement to fortify the mutual collaboration and cooperation between both parks.