Hard work by firefighters battling the Berry Fire in Grand Teton National Park allowed officials on Tuesday to reopen the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, a week after the wildfire forced its closure.
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A renewed effort has been launched within the Navajo Nation to have a tramway built from the rim of the Grand Canyon down to the bottom at the confluence of the Little Colorado and Colorado rivers.
Repairs to the elevator at the Washington Monument are taking longer than expected, with officials not expecting it to be up and running before mid-September. Down the road, a nine-month closure of the iconic Washington, D.C., destination is expected to allow for modernization of the elevator.
During a 32-year-period early in the 20th century roughly one-third of Yosemite National Park was released so it could be opened to natural resource extraction, according to an analysis published in Ecology and Society.
Wildfires in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks continued Monday to complicate visitors' lives, as the South Entrance to Yellowstone remained closed to traffic and smoke was creating health and driving hazards.
Dry Tortugas, Everglades National Parks Returning To Normal, Cape Hatteras National Seashore Prepping For Storm
While Dry Tortugas and Everglades national parks in Florida are returning to normal after bracing for a tropical weather system, at Cape Hatteras National Seashore up the Atlantic Coast in North Carolina officials were preparing for an approaching tropical storm.
Grand Teton National Park Foundation has not only completed, but exceeded, its $14 million Inspiring Journeys fundraising campaign to renew Grand Teton National Park’s most iconic destination in honor of the National Park Service centennial.
A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for setting on fire the historic Wallace Barn that burned to the ground earlier this month in Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
The designation of Kathadin Woods and Waters National Monument was not without contention. When I visited, signs opposing the national monument were common, and the decision will be both positive and negative news to people throughout Maine.
As we celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service, here's a look back to 1916 and the life of Stephen Mather, the first director of the National Park Service.