The Latest News & Views

Friday, August 31st, 2012

  • The call of the wild greeted a group of big city teens who were treated to four days in Voyageurs National Park, a trip that included the sighting of a lone wolf.

    The adventure, with support from Wilderness Inquiry, the Voyageurs National Park Association, and Voyageurs National Park, brought teens from the Twin Cities and International Falls for an outdoor le

  • There's a new campsite for you to choose from when you make plans to visit Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.

    Park crews have created a new site on Long Island approximately one-half mile southeast of the light station on the northeast, or Lake Superior side, of Long Island.

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

  • A 32-year-old Washington man missing in the backcountry of Olympic National Park since Sunday broke an ankle, but otherwise was OK when searchers found him.

    Tim Bailey, of Mountlake Terrace, had slipped about 150 feet down a drainage on Saturday and injured his left ankle, according to park officials.

  • You’ll get startlingly close to galaxies, nebulae, planets and more at three great September star-gazing events at the loftiest viewing locations in Eastern America, thanks to Southern Appalachian National Parks.

    Between events at Purchase Knob in the Smokies, near Craggy Dome on the [url=htt

  • Visit Grand Canyon National Park early in September and you'll be able to watch masters at work as they try to capture all the vibrancy and moodiness of the canyon during the 4th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art.

    The event, sponsored by the Grand Canyon Association, features 26 artists from around the