The Latest News & Views

Friday, July 29th, 2011

  • The popular Highline Trail at Logan Pass in Glacier National Park is now open, but it's still covered by ice and snow in places, so watch your footing!

    Park officials say snow drifts exist in areas of the trail and drop-offs between the edge of a drift and the trail exist in some locations.

    "It is recommended

  • A nighttime boating accident on Lake Powell in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area has killed a 15-year-old Boy Scout, who was tossed out of the boat when it rammed a rock in the dark, according to NRA officials.

    A release from the NRA says the unidentified scout, from Hurricane, Utah, was riding with a group of scouts and adults when the accident occurred Th

  • Heading to Theodore Roosevelt National Park? Then know that a portion of the park's North Unit Scenic Drive is closed at night and reduced to one lane during the daylight hours due to slumping.

    The portion of the road from Caprock Coulee to Riverbend Overlook is being closed from dusk until 7:30 a.m.

  • If you've got a strong background running nonprofit organizations, and enjoy getting outdoors and hiking from time to time, this might be the perfect job opportunity for you.

  • Efforts by the National Park Service to better manage air tours over Grand Canyon National Park could go by the wayside if an amendment pending in the U.S. House of Representatives is allowed to stand, according to other members of Congress and the National Parks Conservation Association.

    The amendment, offered by U.S. Reps.