The Latest News & Views

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

  • Lodging once again will be available in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park at the Volcano House under a 15-year contract the National Park Service has signed with the Hawai`i Volcanoes Lodge Company.

    Visitors will be able to stay in the park’s A-frame cabins and purchase a limited selection of food, drink and retail items from the Volcano House beginning Saturday.

  • With summer's end not too terribly far off, Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota has changed the hours of its Evening Lighting Ceremony in response to the shortening days.

    The lighting ceremony is now beginning at 8 p.m.

  • There is nothing quite as tasty as eating a juicy peach just picked off the tree.

  • Searching for bugs, butterflies, and beetles, along with countless other species, at Rocky Mountain National Park will be one of the highlights of Founder's Day, August 25, when the National Park Service turns 96.

    Across the National Park System, something special likely will be going on at your favorite park.

  • The Great Smokies’ stellar Mountain Farm Museum at the new Oconaluftee Visitor Center may just be a stroll, but combine it with one of the Smokies best-kept-secret easy walks, the Oconaluftee River Trail, and you have one of the park’s best combinations of scenery and int