The Latest News & Views

Monday, May 25th, 2009

  • Planning to spend some time paddling at Niobrara National Scenic River this summer? Don't forget your sunscreen, wide-brimmed hat, and PFD. Oh, and you probably should leave the Mardi Gras beads, dry ice, and Styrofoam cups and coolers at home.

  • Visitors to Valley Forge National Historical Park now have a new way to enjoy the area: the park is experimenting with a free shuttle around the park through the end of August.

  • National Trails Day falls on Saturday, June 6, and the folks at Shenandoah National Park have plenty of ways for you to celebrate.

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

  • Favorable flying conditions allowed searchers to spend more than 10 hours in the air Saturday looking for a Coloradan missing on Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve, but there's still no sign of him.

  • All major roads leading to and within Yellowstone National Park are opening for the Memorial Day holiday weekend—and for the summer season. There will some construction delays on park roads beginning in late May.