The Latest News & Views

Friday, June 1st, 2012

  • For the next 30 days you'll be able to enter for a chance to drive along the Denali Park Road this fall.

    The 2012 annual road lottery in Denali National Park and Preserve will take place on September 14, 15, 16, and 17 (Friday through Monday), weather permitting. Each day 400 vehicles may use their day-long permits, obtained through the lottery system, to travel the Denali Park Road.

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

  • For the third time in a week, a pipeline carrying water below the rim in Grand Canyon National Park has broken.

  • The fireflies at Great Smoky Mountains National Park know it's getting warmer earlier than usual.

  • Birding and chuckwagon breakfasts intersect Sunday at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

    The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association invites birders of all ages and experience levels to participate in the 58th Annual Bird Walk on Sunday, June 3. The walk will start at 6:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

  • Analysis of bone fragments found in the backcountry of Glacier National Park last summer have confirmed they came from a hiker who vanished in the park four years ago.

    The search for 27-year-old Yi-Jien Hwa, of Malaysia, was launched August 20, 2008, a day after his family reported him missing.