Wonderment and joy unfold in the national parks come fall when the wild kingdom becomes more visible, literally voicing the call of the wild in parks such as Great Smoky Mountains or Rocky Mountain or winging overhead in any number of parks.
Yellowstone National Park's winter-use management plan, which has been criticized for being too weak in defending the park's resources from impacts, was approved today by the National Park Service's Intermountain regional director.
In these days of high gasoline prices and smaller vehicles, sometimes getting all your gear to the trailhead can be a chore and require creativity. Fortunately, for those of us who struggle with cramming all our gear and luggage into our rigs, there's the Atlas 8 from Precision Travel Werx.
Though the Alum Fire continues to burn out of control in Yellowstone National Park, officials are confident visitors can travel past it on the Grand Loop Road and have reopened a stretch that was closed due to the fire.
Hot, dry conditions are feeding wildfires in Yellowstone National Park, some of which have grown by thousands of acres in just two days and were threatening a section of the Grand Loop Road on Monday.
Michelin North America, Inc., which has donated more than 1,400 tires to Yellowstone National Park over the past five years, has agreed to continue the practice through an arrangement with the Yellowstone Park Foundation.
Two Yellowstone National Park hikers sustained relatively minor injuries when they encountered a sow grizzly and her cub on a trail southwest of Canyon Village.
There is a magical quality to fall visits to Shenandoah National Park as mile after mile of trees blazing with vivid reds, oranges, and yellows come into view along Skyline Drive. In Rocky Mountain National Park, the aspen groves you see along the lower reaches of Trail Ridge Road turn so vividly gold in the fall that they take your breath away.
This week marks a bittersweet fifth anniversary of the last time I visited Yellowstone National Park. I’d love to have gone back by now, but life has conspired to keep me out of the northern Rockies.
Cellphone users will applaud, while those who hope to avoid others' conversations might cringe, but Yellowstone National Park officials have received approval to let Verizon Wireless erect a cell tower to serve the Fishing Bridge and Lake Village areas of the park.
How Big A Difference Is There Between Professional And "Recreational" Bike Events In National Parks When It Comes To Impacts?
When it comes to cycling events in national parks, how heavily should the National Park Service weigh whether an event is a professional race when deciding if it's a worthwhile event, and what other factors should it take into consideration?
It is July in Yellowstone. At the height of tourist season it is hot and dry and traffic is moving slow throughout the park, as visitors take their time meandering the roads, hoping to see a bear or a wolf along the way and hitting the brakes if they do spot some wildlife.
Intricate details of Yosemite National Park -- the seasonal run of frazil ice, moonbows, and "neon red asparagus" -- all have fallen before the lens of Steven Bumgardner. How did he get his start capturing the essence of Yosemite, and what's next on his schedule? Traveler did a quick Q&A with Steven to learn the answers to those and other questions.
Thunderstorms raking the Rocky Mountains have led to numerous injuries, and possibly one fatality, in national parks in the region. A mud-and-rock slide Thursday afternoon at Rocky Mountain National Park also possibly trapped hikers in the backcountry.
A hiker on Electric Peak and an angler fishing the Yellowstone River died in Yellowstone National Park this week