The Latest News & Views

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

  • Once upon a time, there was a national park unit centered around fossilized plants. And there was another -- the country's second national park, actually -- that was located on an island in Lake Huron. But no more.

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

  • Four spelunkers who found themselves stranded in a cave in Great Smoky Mountains National Park were ill-prepared for their adventure.

    According to park officials, the four had little caving experience, lacked necessary equipment, and didn't dress properly for their trek.

Friday, March 21st, 2008

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

  • A remote cluster of islands near Hawaii and George Washington's Virginia home, Mount Vernon, have been proposed by Interior Department officials for World Heritage Site designation.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

  • There are chick flicks, and now even chick national park retreats.