The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

  • Jewels shimmer In the high country of North Cascades National Park. Flickering under summer's sun and rimmed by snow-heavy crags, these pockets of water have provided many with their finest, if not their first, experiences with a fishing rod.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

  • Ahhh springtime in the Rockies, that wonderful season when plows open more and more roads in Yellowstone National Park, bears come out of hibernation in Grand Teton National Park, and blizzards aren't out of the question.

  • Rangers at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area were just the latest in the National Park System to resort to the use of a Taser stun gun to resolve a potentially combative situation.

  • Here at the Traveler we've written quite a bit about mountain pine beetle attacks on forests in the Rockies, as well as wilderness issues. Well, over at the Rocky Mountain Nation Podcast you can listen to similar stories.

  • Though we at Traveler don't want to see cyberspace take over all aspects of visiting national parks, we are expanding in that direction to help you follow the news.