The Latest News & Views

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

  • A search has been ongoing in Glacier National Park for two backpackers who failed to catch their flight from Montana back to the East Coast as scheduled.

    Park officials say they were notified of the two overdue hikers when their families called on Friday to say the two men didn't return home as expected.

    It is believed that Neal Peckens, a 32-year-old Virginia resident, and Jason Hiser, also

  • “Foliage Picnic” Fever in Korea's National Parks

    Many places in the world find people hiking and motoring their way through great fall color, but only in Korea is the fall ritual specifically aimed at picnicking.

  • Fall colors are starting to hit their stride in the East, with colorful displays from Acadia National Park down into Alabama and Mississippi.

  • There are a number of ways to enjoy Yellowstone National Park in winter, ranging from snowshoeing or cross-country skiing into the park, riding a snowmobile or snowcoach in to Old Faithful and spending a night or more, or driving to Mammoth Springs and staying in the hotel there with day trips into the park's interior.

  • Songs, and stories read aloud, can lend an aural dimension to the history of the United States.