The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

  • Wyoming's congressional delegation, concerned about the winter economies of Cody and Jackson, has asked Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne to, essentially, order Yellowstone National Park open to snowmobiling this winter.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

  • At approximately 4:15 p.m. Monday, October 6, witnesses reported seeing a man fall into the Grand Canyon from the first overlook on the South Rim’s Desert View Drive in Grand Canyon National Park.

  • National Park Service Director Mary Bomar will present the annual George B. Hartzog, Jr. Environmental Lecture at Clemson University on Wednesday, October 8.

  • The National Wild Turkey Federation recently gifted a mounted wild turkey to the National Park Service for display at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. With it went a strong expression of appreciation to the park.

  • If you were planning a trip to the Black Hills region of South Dakota and trying to decide which of the area's parks to include on your itinerary, what might you do about Wind Cave National Park?