The Latest News & Views

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

  • The forest colors are vibrant, but the occasional nip in the air foretells a change in the seasons is coming, and that means some facilities are getting ready to close at Shenandoah National Park.

    Here's the closing schedule announced the other day by Superintendent Martha Bogle:

    * Dickey Ridge and Harry F.

  • With the decision made to merge the Glacier Association with the Glacier National Park Fund, the new organization is going to need a new logo, and that's where you come in.

    When the Glacier National Park Conservancy debuts on January 1, 2013, the board of this non-profit that works

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

  • Another birthday cake soon will be needed for the National Park System, which on October 23 celebrates the 40th anniversary of Cumberland Island National Seashore's addition to the system.

Friday, October 19th, 2012

  • Two late-19th century lighthouses with rich histories have changed hands, with one going from the U.S.

  • Badlands sprawl out in every direction I look.

    East, west, south, or north, from the Ridgeline Nature Trail in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park it is easy to understand how the "badlands" term was coined.

    Located 10.8 miles from the park's Medora entrance, the trail makes a short dash uphill through Rocky M