The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

  • Greater access to Yellowstone National Park is scheduled to arrive Friday, when park officials plan to open the north and west entrance roads for wheeled traffic.

    Visitors eager to experience early spring in Yellowstone’s interior will be able to travel by car through the park’s North Entra

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

  • The waters that flow past Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers will rise again, to record levels, and with that in mind park officials are preparing their response plan for the next big flood.

    It was nine years ago that the park last updated its flood response plan, and with recent weather events in mind, officials have be

  • Snow is melting, the air is warming, and that means you'll soon be able to drive to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

    Park officials say that Arizona Highway 67 is scheduled to open on Tuesday, May 15, and so that's when the North Rim will open for the summer season.

  • A rare piece of history will be on display at Homestead National Monument of America this spring as part of the 150th anniversary of the Homestead Act of 1862.

    That piece of history will be the actual Homestead Act.

    On May 20th the United States will commemorate a monumental moment in history with the 150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act of 1862, a law th

Monday, April 16th, 2012

  • National Parks Week, which kicks off Saturday, brings you an opportunity to save on a float trip through either Dinosaur National Monument or Canyonlands National Park with one of the oldest raft companies in the West.

    To celebrate National Parks Week, Holiday River Expeditions, which has been running rivers in Utah for 46 years, is offering savings up to $200 per person, and not just on floati