The Latest News & Views

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

  • How did visitors view Yosemite National Park in the 1940s? This grainy video, which runs nearly 13 minutes, gives some insights.

Friday, May 29th, 2009

  • The search for a missing hiker in Grand Canyon National Park has been narrowed down to an area in Hermit Basin, which is located west of Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim.

  • Friday could mark the last day this season of bison hazing operations in Yellowstone National Park, although controversy over the hazing likely will linger much longer.

  • The dual-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda wants to create a new national park focused on its highest peak, which will soon be renamed Mount Obama. Plans for the new park are sort of sketchy and iffy.

  • This week's Mystery Photo, of the Stonewall Jackson Shrine, stumped quite a few people and was viewed by more than 1,000. Now let's take a look inside the building.

    Either before you view the video, or after, read the following brief history from the National Park Service.