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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

  • Editor's note: For most, it's too late in the season to check this hike off your to-do list. But the following story just might plant the seed for next summer, or the summer beyond that, and the story will be parked in our Yellowstone National Park Essential Guide for future reference.

Monday, October 8th, 2012

  • It's not every day that vehicles find their way into rivers in the National Park System, but it happened twice in the span of six days in September, once apparently due to too much libation for the driver, and once due to inattentiveness.

    The first incident happened at New River Gorge National River in West Virginia early on the morning of September 13 when pa

  • With less than four years to go before the National Park Service marks its centennial, the agency is moving to engage a New York-based marketing and advertising agency to promote the centennial.

    The decision to sign the GREY Group to a multi-million-dollar contract was made by members of the Park Service and National Park Founda

  • Editor's note: History is key to understanding the evolution of the United States, and it is a key mission of the National Park Service. The following overview of Nez Perce National Historical Park was put together by Margaret Gonsiewski with insights from Ranger Chris Schlect.

  • Editor's note: The following story was provided by the National Park Service and was slightly edited for style.

    A small cache of weapons recently was covertly shipped to a small town in eastern West Virginia, but not to fuel an insurrection.