The Latest News & Views

Monday, July 25th, 2011

  • OK all you 'Droid owners, now's the time for you to add a national park app to your phone...for free!

    The Chimani National Parks app currently is being made available for free.

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

  • You don't normally associate barn swallows with Redwood National and State Parks, but in fact the birds do show up there, and even like to nest in the park as the following video relates so well.

  • How strong is the market for uranium? Is nuclear energy a key component of the nation's energy future?

  • Ice storms, storms tossed off by hurricanes, and normal use have taken a toll on some of the backcountry trails in Mammoth Cave National Park.

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

  • The tough winter of 2010-2011 continues to exact a toll on Rocky Mountain National Park, where the Farview Curve Overlook Parking Area will be closed beginning Monday so crews can repair a historic rock wall damaged by the heavy snows.

    This spring, large cracks were observed in the pavement and wall, and the wall has developed a significant tilt.