The Latest News & Views

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

  • Olympic National Park officials have released the final General Management Plan, a hefty, two-volume document that will guide park operations for the next 15-20 years. Within its 950 pages the document discusses park expansion and improvements at Hurricane Ridge.

Friday, March 14th, 2008

  • If you're heading into the backcountry of either Sequoia or Kings Canyon national parks this year, you'll need to brush up a bit on changes to the parks' backcountry regulations.

    Following the annual assessment of the two parks' wilderness areas, officials came up with the following changes to backcountry regulations for the coming year:

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

  • Preliminary numbers show rising interest in snowcoach tours of Yellowstone National Park in winter and slightly declining interest in snowmobile tours.

  • There's a section of Yellowstone National Park not too far south of the park's West Entrance where access is tricky no matter what the season. But in winter, when the snow is deep, rogue snowmobilers find their way into the park to play.