Legislation to create a national historical park that tells the story of the country's efforts to create an atomic bomb, a park that would reach from Tennessee to Washington state, has been introduced to the U.S. Senate with bipartisan support.
Having just launched Essential Friends, Celebrating Friends Groups in the National Parks, it seems only fitting to welcome a new friends group into the fold: Dunes National Park Association.
More and more, as federal dollar
For the third straight year the lowly Utah prairie dog will be elevated a bit in status at Bryce Canyon National Park with its own day.
On June 22 the park will celebrate Utah Prairie Dog Day from 9 a.m. into the evening.
Mountain bikers are getting more trail time at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee.
The Grand Gap Loop Trail is a shared use trail for both hikers and bikers in the park, but until recently bikers could only use it Monday through Friday.
[i]Editor's note: To bring you an additional perspective to life in the National Park System, we're happy to offer occasional musings and insights from PJ Ryan to the Traveler.
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