The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

  • At approximately 4:15 p.m. Monday, October 6, witnesses reported seeing a man fall into the Grand Canyon from the first overlook on the South Rim’s Desert View Drive in Grand Canyon National Park.

  • National Park Service Director Mary Bomar will present the annual George B. Hartzog, Jr. Environmental Lecture at Clemson University on Wednesday, October 8.

  • The National Wild Turkey Federation recently gifted a mounted wild turkey to the National Park Service for display at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. With it went a strong expression of appreciation to the park.

  • If you were planning a trip to the Black Hills region of South Dakota and trying to decide which of the area's parks to include on your itinerary, what might you do about Wind Cave National Park?

  • The most famous piece of art work related to the National Park System, in my opinion, is The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone by Thomas Moran. And if you visit Washington, D.C., you can see it for yourself at the Renwick Gallery.