The Latest News & Views

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

  • Head to the Cataloochee Valley in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and you'll find one of the most beautiful low-country settings in the park. And if you're willing, you can spend a lot of time there this year helping to educate visitors on the valley's elk herds.

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

  • Winter continues to deliver a few well-placed, late-season kicks to Rocky Mountain National Park, where plow crews are struggling to keep up with nearly 3 feet of snow that have fallen in some areas of the park in the past 24 hours.

  • Perhaps recognizing the writing on the wall, the Interior Department has decided to conduct an environmental impact statement on a rule change that would allow national park visitors to arm themselves.

  • If you're searching for a unique spot in the National Park System to visit, you might want to seriously consider Canyon de Chelly National Monument.