A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has notified the director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that they will find legislative solutions to provide clean air over national parks if his agency can't protect those airsheds.
If you're not interested in heading to Paradise, you can always go to Sunrise at Mount Rainier National Park. Located on the volcano's eastern flanks, the Sunrise area opens for the summer tomorrow, July 3.
It took longer than usual, but the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park has been opened from end-to-end.
National Public Radio is on the road in the National Park System this week, visiting both iconic and obscure parks. But is there a chink in NPR's coverage?