The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

  • With Memorial Day Weekend officially kicking off the summer travel season, and road construction ramping up in Rocky Mountain National Park, you just might have to ride a shuttle when you visit some areas of the park this summer.

    Much-needed repairs to the Bear Lake Road will create some traffic woes during the next two years as crews work to rebuild retaini

  • If you've ever wanted to get into the national park concessions business, now just might be the time.

  • Apparently top Interior Department officials didn't get the memo: The Chattahoochee River, which Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says is a "model of the America's Great Outdoors River Initiative," is also considered one of the nation's most endangered rivers by American Rivers.

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  • There are plenty of long-distance rides in the National Park System that are fantastic.

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

  • A visitor to Grand Canyon National Park fell approximately 600 feet to his death from the South Rim on Tuesday, according to park officials.

    The Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a visitor report of a man over the edge at Pipe Creek Vista located about one mile west of the junction of Desert View Drive and South Entrance Road.

    Park spokeswoman Shannan Marcak says that "wit