The Latest News & Views

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

  • The National Park Service and the U. S. Navy will host a joint memorial ceremony commemorating the 67th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Sunday morning, December 7th. The event will be conducted on board Naval Station Pearl Harbor’s Kilo Pier from 7:40 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

  • Rock. In every direction you glance in Canyonlands National Park your eye confronts rock. And whether it's twisted, contorted, or shattered rock, it's also more likely than not incredibly colorful.

    Geology, and time, conspire to do that. And it's that incredible landscape that justifies the creation of Canyonlands as a national park.

  • Do you have a hankering to see the big lava flow that’s making its way into Hawaii Volcanoes National Park? Better check with park officials first.

Friday, December 5th, 2008

  • Interior Department officials finally did what was expected Friday when they published a rule change that will allow national park visitors to arm themselves.

  • Conservation groups are cheering a federal judge's ruling that could provide more definite protection of the air over Great Smoky Mountains National Park.