The Latest News & Views

Friday, November 18th, 2011

  • Trying to land a room for the night at the Old Faithful area in Yellowstone National Park is never an easy task if you wait until the last minute.

  • Visitation to Great Smoky Mountains National Park was down 9.5 percent in October, and for the year it is down almost 7 percent, according to park officials.

    October 2011 visitation totaled 1,133,530, which was down 118,827 from October 2010.

    Year-to-date visitation to Great Smoky is down by 6.7 percent

  • As the 75th anniversary celebration winds down at Joshua Tree National Park, the park will host its Crossroads Conference with talks on how climate change will impact the park and its resources.

    The two-day conference will begin December 2 and be held in the auditorium at the University of California, Riverside, Pal

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

  • Condors circling overhead have led to the discovery of a male's body in Grand Canyon National Park below Lees Ferry.

    Park officials said that about 10:30 a.m.

  • Hiding a Yellowstone National Park bison under the Christmas tree or in a year-end gift box isn't exactly easy, but it can be done through the Yellowstone Park Foundation.