The Latest News & Views

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

  • Teenagers with a good eye are being invited to focus their cameras on Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and enter the park's fourth annual Digital Mountain Film Festival.

    Student filmmakers from seventh to twelfth grade can contact Park Ranger Kūpono McDaniel to arrange filming and editing at the park, and beginners are welcome.

  • Worries that the dazzling arch in St.

Friday, September 28th, 2012

  • A backcountry fee system will be implemented in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2013, unless a legal challenge derails it.

    The fee, for overnight stays in the park's backcountry, has been talked about and debated for more than a year.

  • Cowpens National Battlefield and the Revolutionary War battle it commemorates are both named for a site associated with the early cattle industry in America.

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

  • Throughout the National Park System there are traces of Latino heritage, some obscure, some well-defined and well-preserved.