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Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

  • A straight-A student from the University of California at Los Angeles will get to spend three months touring the National Park System as an intern under the Park Service's Submerged Resources Center.

    Tim White, of Baldwin, New York, recently was selected by the Submerged Resources Center and the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society as the Park Service's 2012 diving intern.

  • Greater access to Yellowstone National Park is scheduled to arrive Friday, when park officials plan to open the north and west entrance roads for wheeled traffic.

    Visitors eager to experience early spring in Yellowstone’s interior will be able to travel by car through the park’s North Entra

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

  • The waters that flow past Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers will rise again, to record levels, and with that in mind park officials are preparing their response plan for the next big flood.

    It was nine years ago that the park last updated its flood response plan, and with recent weather events in mind, officials have be

  • Snow is melting, the air is warming, and that means you'll soon be able to drive to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

    Park officials say that Arizona Highway 67 is scheduled to open on Tuesday, May 15, and so that's when the North Rim will open for the summer season.

  • A rare piece of history will be on display at Homestead National Monument of America this spring as part of the 150th anniversary of the Homestead Act of 1862.

    That piece of history will be the actual Homestead Act.

    On May 20th the United States will commemorate a monumental moment in history with the 150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act of 1862, a law th