What would you think if the state of Washington cast its eyes on the volcanic furnace room of Mount Rainier National Park to help supply its energy? Or if Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho's lawmakers decided they should tap Yellowstone National Park's geothermal hot spot to generate power?
Nearly two dozen World Heritage Sites, which have been found by the United Nations Eduational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to offer outstanding global value for their cultural and natural resources, can be found in the United States. And the National Park Service has just made it easier to locate them.
What’s your ideal place to stay for a wintry escape into the National Park System? Is it a cozy cabin with fireplace and ample wood, or perhaps something in a warmer climate with views of sun-kissed turquoise waters? Or does your desire lie somewhere in-between? Fortunately, the park system is large and diverse. Finding that perfect home-away-from-home for a winter adventure may come down to deciding if you like it cold and snowy, or hot and sandy.
The hawksbill turtle, an endangered species, will receive some help from a National Park Foundation grant that will support efforts at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to protect the reptile and improve its habitat at the park.
If you're planning to visit Hawaii in January, check out these "after dark" programs that will be offered at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.
You're invited to take a walk through history at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, where rangers are interpreting the history of the famous Volcano House, one step at a time.
Wondering how to enjoy a day at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park? For the next couple of months the park will be marking the tenth anniversary of the Kahuku Unit by offering free programs to introduce visitors to the park's southernmost section.
"Hawaii Volcanoes", a time-lapse video newly released on Vimeo, takes you on a sea-to-summit journey to the volcanoes of Hawaii, where you'll witness some of the the most dynamic landscapes on Earth.
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing After Dark in the Park and Hawaiian cultural programs with the community and visitors throughout January – which is also Volcano Awareness Month, established by the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
Kilauea Volcano Putting On Quite The Show, But Be Careful Where You Watch It At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Recent eruptions from Kilauea Volcano In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park are a sight to see, but park officials urge visitors to be careful where they view the lava flows from.
List Of Candidate Species Under Consideration For Endangered Species Act Protection Include At Least 12 From National Parks
In its annual list of species considered to be candidates for Endangered Species Act protection, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has cited at least 12 species that either can be found, or were found, in the National Park System.
Climate Change Interns Studying Brackish Ponds In Hawaii, Devising Interpretive Tools At Manassas National Battlefield Park
Interns to the National Park Service's Climate Change Response Program have been creating new interpretive materials at Manassas National Battlefield Park and studying remote, brackish ponds on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Teenagers with a good eye are being invited to focus their cameras on Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and enter the park's fourth annual Digital Mountain Film Festival.
Lodging once again will be available in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park at the Volcano House under a 15-year contract the National Park Service has signed with the Hawai`i Volcanoes Lodge Company.