The Latest News & Views

Monday, May 7th, 2012

  • The farther away something is, the more people want to get there.

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

  • A major contraction of park funding across Canada is making news and stirring angst and debate.

  • Whether you're a long-time Yosemite National Park junkie, or just planning your first visit to the park, you really need to check out this time-lapse video by Shawn Reeder.

    Mr. Reeder lives in Bishop, California, where he works as a photographer and musician.

  • The Civil War battlefield parks that surrounding Richmond, Virginia, will be a fitting backdrop to the Civil War Trust's annual conference set for June.

    Hundreds of Civil War buffs and preservationists from around the country are expected in the former capital of the Confederacy as part of the Civil War Trust’s annual conference.

  • In recognition of the contributions to our nation's rich and diverse cultural heritage, the National Park Service celebrates May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

    “The resources of the National Park Service provide a wealth of opportunity to explore the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the American story,” said National Park Service Director Jonatha