The Latest News & Views

Friday, August 24th, 2012

  • Work to improve the safety of visitors traveling the Yellow Cliff Horse Trail and Salt Pine Trail in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee will require that the trails be closed to the public next week.

    Park Service crews are going to be installing stream crossing protection on the trails so as to improve water quality, en

  • The Colter Bay area of Grand Teton National Park long has been a favorite vacationing place for folks.

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

  • Everglades National Park soon will have its very own nuclear missile.

  • The death from hantavirus of a Californian who had stayed at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park has led to a call for better sanitation and inspection of the popular village in the Yosemite Valley.

    Though officials did not confirm that the visitor picked up the deadly virus in the village, where the lodging is man

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

  • Here at the Traveler we've taken a small step, appearance-wise, to make commenting easier: We've gotten rid of the CAPTCHA process.

    At least outwardly, that is. In recent days we've been besieged by spammers from the far side of the world. On Monday there were 60 spam comments that we had to deflect.