The Latest News & Views

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

  • If you're planning a backcountry trek in Olympic National Park this summer, better read up on the new food storage requirements.

Friday, June 12th, 2009

  • Two acclaimed climbers who were roped together while climbing on Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve have fallen several thousand feet to their deaths.

    While two medics and an emergency room were quick to reach the two, there was nothing they could do.

  • Yesterday’s Mystery Photo quiz featured Double Arch, an Arches National Park favorite that has appeared in several movies. Another Arches attraction, Delicate Arch, has also made a cameo appearance. Here’s how to learn more about natural arches in movies.

  • Several conservation NGOs insist that the National Park Service should more thoroughly consider safety issues before extending the lease that currently allows a jetport to operate within Grand Teton National Park.

  • What do you get for several million dollars and several years of work at Grand Canyon National Park?

    A fully refurbished South Kaibab Trail from rim to river.