The Latest News & Views

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

  • Have you ever wondered how national park concessionaires price the convenience items they sell?

  • Trains once were the primary mode of transportation for visiting national parks in the West.

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

  • A slight drop in the number of bald eagle nests with eggs has been recorded at Voyageurs National Park during the annual survey earlier this month.

    During a survey on April 11 biologists spotted 72 bald eagle nests, and of those adult pairs were seen incubating at 34 nests, according to a park release.

  • We have prizes galore to hand out in the wake of both National Park Week and April's regular lineup of quizzes, so stand up and claim your prize!

    First off, let's start with the winner of April's regular quizzes.

  • In what may be a first, an interpretive film created for Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota is available in Ojibwemowin, the traditional language of the Grand Portage people.