The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

  • 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?

  • The most famous piece of art work related to the National Park System, in my opinion, is The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone by Thomas Moran. And if you visit Washington, D.C., you can see it for yourself at the Renwick Gallery.

Monday, October 6th, 2008

  • Last Wednesday morning, October 1st, California hiker Preston Morrow contacted the Mono County Sheriff’s Department and showed officers a pilot’s license, two other ID cards, and some weather-bleached currency that he’d found scattered on the ground in the Red’s Meadow area of [url=http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/inyo/index.shtml]

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

  • On November 1, 2008, Grand Canyon National Park will host its first Celebrate Wildlife Day, a day dedicated to learning about the unique and varied wildlife that make this spectacular landscape their home.

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

  • Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of our oldest national parks, having been established in 1916 through the merging of two national monuments proclaimed in 1907 (Cinder Cone and Lassen Peak National Monuments). Until this week, however, Lassen Volcanic has never had a formal visitor center.