The Latest News & Views

Monday, October 1st, 2012

  • The calendar might be turning over to October, but at Bryce Canyon National Park it also means winter isn't too far off.

    Park officials are alerting visitors that snows won't be too far off, and as snow increases and daytime temperatures decrease, hikers are encouraged to prepare by dressing warmly and hiking with snowshoes or und

  • A group of "wounded warriors," veterans from, Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq, tackled Mount McKinley in Denali National Park in June. Beginning on June 11, the five spent 21 days climbing up the mountain. This is their story.

  • Across the National Park System, habitat restoration efforts seem to be ongoing daily, and specific projects can take years to complete.

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

  • Come Monday, you can send Kenai Fjords National Park around the country. At least figuratively, thanks to a new stamp from the U.S.

  • A 50th anniversary celebration is planned October 3 for the Joshua Tree National Park Association, which long has supported the park's education and interpretation mission.

    On Wednesday there will be a party in the Joshua Tree Visitor Center at 3 p.m.