The Latest News & Views

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

  • Communications upgrades to the Look Rock observation tower in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will require that the area be closed to the public from February 27 through March 23.

    The tower, located along the Foothills Parkway in Blount County, Tennessee, will be upgraded

Friday, February 24th, 2012

  • The tenth TRACK Trail interpretive path just opened on Saturday February 18th at the US Army Corps of Engineers’ [url=]W.

  • Bear Lake is a wonderful destination in Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • A newly designed license plate allows North Carolina motorists to show their support for Great Smoky Mountains National Park while contributing dollars to projects funded by Friends of the Smokies.

    The new plate carries the distinctive profile of a black bear

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

  • Visiting Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park during the winter is getting a little bit easier now that the National Park Service has authorized snowcoach travel to the popular destination.

    With the advent of operations in the park, Adventure Sixty North, a commercial snowcoach operation,