The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

  • Emergency responders train for difficult situations they hope will never actually occur, but one such call came in last week at Zion National Park: A vehicle was on fire inside the 1.1 mile-long Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel … and this set of wheels turned out to be anything but ordinary.

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

  • A new trail is coming to Denali National Park and Preserve, and in honor of National Trails Day the general public is being invited to help with the construction.

    The Savage Alpine Trail will run 4.5 miles through forest and across tundra.

  • Exploring Grand Teton National Park is getting easier if you like to take your time by walking or cycling.

Monday, May 28th, 2012

  • Tropical Storm Beryl is expected to keep Cumberland Island National Seashore closed to the public through Wednesday.

    The seashore closed Sunday evening in advance of the storm.

  • Somewhat off the beaten path, and overshadowed by its neighbor, Kings Canyon National Park in California's High Sierra is one of the peaceful jewels of the National Park System. You can call it home if you are the successful bidder for the concessions business.