The Latest News & Views

Monday, July 30th, 2012

  • This year marks the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage Convention.

  • Anyone wondering how today's youth view the national parks would have gotten some insights if they visited Bryce Canyon National Park recently.

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

  • Top Five National Parks In Ireland

    This is prime time for visiting national parks in Ireland and the Website of a private guided tour company has posted a nice round up to get you thinking (even if Ireland Chauffeur Travel’s services aren’t in your budget).

  • You can add Theodore Roosevelt National Park to the list of national parks that have their own "mini-guide" on the Traveler. Visit these pages and you'll find information on hiking, lodging, camping, birding, and more.

    The guide also includes a section on park history, including information on Theodore Roosevelt's early days in the Dakota Territory, a section on the park's curious

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

  • Cameron "Cam" Sholly has been named a new National Park Service Associate Director for Visitor and Resource Protection.

    As associate director, Sholly will manage a $125 million annual budget and a portfolio that includes 20 service-wide program areas including law enforcement, security and emergency services, fire and aviation management, risk management and occupational safety, public h