The Latest News & Views

Friday, June 1st, 2012

  • With National Trails Day arriving Saturday, hikers, bikers, and paddlers in 23 states will have access to a new national recreation trails in their respective states.

    On Thursday the secretary of the Interior and the National Park Service director announced the designation of 54 trails.

  • George, Abe, Teddy and Tom are getting a once-over from preservation specialists at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

    On Thursday the Memorial's preservation team took to the presidents' profiles to get an upclose look at how the sculpture is fairing.

    Park officials say you can expect to see members of the preservation team on the faces and the mountain c

  • Planning to visit Acadia National Park this summer? Consider taking some time to join the Friends of Acadia during one of their many activities. Here's a list of what's on their calendar:

    June 2

    8:30 a.m.

  • For the next 30 days you'll be able to enter for a chance to drive along the Denali Park Road this fall.

    The 2012 annual road lottery in Denali National Park and Preserve will take place on September 14, 15, 16, and 17 (Friday through Monday), weather permitting. Each day 400 vehicles may use their day-long permits, obtained through the lottery system, to travel the Denali Park Road.

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

  • For the third time in a week, a pipeline carrying water below the rim in Grand Canyon National Park has broken.