The Latest News & Views

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

  • Traffic snarls are coming to parts of Yellowstone National Park on July 1, when road work is expected to begin in the Tower Junction and Canyon Village areas.

    Park officials say the contract to reconstruct and widen a 2.5-mile stretch of road between Tower Junction and Tower Fall and reconstruct the Canyon Village

  • Hankering for a glimpse of the Rocky Mountain highlands? Then check out the new webcam added to the Alpine Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park.

    The Alpine Visitor Center is located at 11,796 feet and is the highest visitor center in the National Park System.

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

  • Motorists trying to avoid a young grizzly crossing the highway in Grand Teton National Park led to the bear's death as one of the vehicles clipped him, according to an ongoing investigation.

    The driver of the vehicle that struck the bear on Thursday, a 29-year-old Pennsylvania man, sustained minor injuries and his s

  • Editor's note: This updates that rangers are waiting for a break in the weather to remove Nick Hall's body from the mountain, adds reaction from Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Park Service Director Jon Jarvis.


    Deteriorating weather conditions Friday were delaying climbing rangers at Mount Rainier National Park from retrieving the bod

  • Here's a quick blast of news from around the National Park System.

    Cape Cod National Seashore Has New Shuttle Service For Cyclists

    Biking at Cape Cod National Seashore this summer? You can take advantage of a new bike shuttle service between Marconi Beach Road in Wellfleet, and MacMillan Pier in Provincetown.