While the Reynolds Creek wildfire might have slowed visitation to Glacier National Park in recent weeks, the park has seen a double-digit increase in visitors compared to year-ago figures.
Parks in the News
There are star shows, and there are star shows, and one of the summer's best is the annual Perseid meteor showers. Next Wednesday, you can enjoy the show from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.
A much-needed investment of more than $100 million will improve roads and sewers as well as a popular day-use area at Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada.
A scathing, 15-page "Serious Mismanagement Report" that examined how National Park Service staff at Effigy Mounds National Monument came to desecrate the site doesn't officially exist, according to Park Service officials.
While the Paradise Fire at Olympic National Park in Washington has been growing slowly and not been a great concern, recent growth has prompted the need for additional trail closures in the park.
After nine days of looking for a swimmer who disappeared in the Yellowstone River, the search has been scaled back to occasional searches, Yellowstone National Park officials announced Tuesday.
A multi-agency collaboration is searching the Caribbean waters for wrecks of ships that were bringing slaves to the New World more than 300 years ago, with at least two wrecks discovered and the possibility of another five in the waters near Buck Island Reef National Monument and the Christiansted National Historic Site in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Too many retirements and not enough new hires are behind the drop in law enforcement rangers for the National Park Service.
A rugged landscape, ample fuels, and poor firefighting weather conditions are making it tough for crews to make much headway on the Reynolds Creek Fire in Glacier National Park, which continues to keep the Going-to-the-Sun Road closed from the St. Mary Campground on the park's eastern boundary to Logan Pass.
Come September 1, you'll need to snag a permit if you want to take your rig, or pedal your bike, for a day on the White Rim or Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park.