The Latest News & Views

Friday, August 24th, 2012

  • When I first saw the "Hozuki" candle lantern from Snow Peak, I had two immediate thoughts: 1) Well that's pretty cool, and 2) But it's kinda big for backpacking.

  • Work to improve the safety of visitors traveling the Yellow Cliff Horse Trail and Salt Pine Trail in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee will require that the trails be closed to the public next week.

    Park Service crews are going to be installing stream crossing protection on the trails so as to improve water quality, en

  • The Colter Bay area of Grand Teton National Park long has been a favorite vacationing place for folks.

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

  • Everglades National Park soon will have its very own nuclear missile.

  • The death from hantavirus of a Californian who had stayed at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park has led to a call for better sanitation and inspection of the popular village in the Yosemite Valley.

    Though officials did not confirm that the visitor picked up the deadly virus in the village, where the lodging is man