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.
Parks in the News
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.
After saving the Enchanted Valley Chalet from toppling into the East Fork of the Quinault River, Olympic National Park officials now are planning for the future of the historic structure and interested in your thoughts.
Parks Canada has issued a trail closure for the Canadian side of the Chilkoot Trail in response to a bear incident at Lindeman City earlier this week. Response teams from Parks Canada and Yukon Conservation Officers are working to identify the bear and return the trail to open status as soon as possible.