The Latest News & Views

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

  • Concerns over impacts visitors are causing to rock outcrops at Shenandoah National Park have prompted the park to develop a Rock Outcrop Management Plan that seeks to "protect, restore, and perpetuate rock outcrops and natural resources associated with the rock outcrops while providing a range of recreational opportunities for visito

  • The Furnace Creek Visitor Center is the primary public information facility at Death Valley National Park, and after half a century of use, it was due for some upgrades.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

  • A trust fund has been established for donations to help National Park Service staffers impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

    The relief fund created within the Employees and Alumni Association Trust is intended to help those staffers who experienced personal catastrophic loss from the storm.

    Hurricane Sandy has had devastating impacts on the lives of NPS employees and other employees who serve the vi

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be offering its annual Festival of Christmas Past on December 8.

    Co-sponsored by the park and Great Smoky Mountains Association, this will be the 37th edition of the festival that takes place each year on the second Saturday of December.

  • What, if anything, should the National Park Service do to enhance visitor amenities at Salt Basin Dunes in Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas? That's the question the park staff has for you.

    Park officials are proposing to improve visitor access to the area with a goal of increasing visitation to the scenic and ecologically unique area.