The Latest News & Views

Friday, September 21st, 2012

  • Rich Latino history can be found throughout the United States, and during Hispanic Heritage Month that history is being celebrated in the National Park System.

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

  • An internal review of the circumstances that led up to the fatal shooting of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger on New Year's Day concluded that the incident could not have been prevented.

    The report into the murder of Margaret Anderson stated that Benjamin Barnes "came to the park well-armed and prepared to harm people, resulting in the tragic loss of a ran

  • A visitor to Zion National Park who was canyoneering in the popular "Subway" section died when his foot became trapped on a descent, according to a park release.

    Park officials say the unidentified victim and a partner had a permit to descend through the Subway on Tuesday.

  • There are bad apples in every barrel, whether you're talking about hikers, mountain bikers, climbers, or any recreational group.

  • In wandering around the National Park System, if you're observant enough and curious enough, you'll eventually come upon this.