The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

  • Looking for a way to save some money on a national park vacation this summer?

  • The eclipse is past us, as is the transit of Venus, but that doesn't mean astronomy shows in the national parks are over.

Monday, June 11th, 2012

  • Miles and miles of lost or blocked streams. Thousands of acres of lost wetlands. Biological shudders through the underlying ecosystem.

  • Change has come to camping at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Dunewood Campground, at least when it comes to paying for your site.

    The National Park Service has installed a new fee system at the campground in time for the busy summer season.

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

  • It’s the age-old question: What gift do I give Dad for Father’s Day? Instead of buying Dad another tie or a big mouth bass talking wall decoration, why not get him something that he will really love and can really use?

    Here’s a top ten list of worthy Father’s Day gifts for the national parks lover, the outdoorsman, the history buff, or the music aficionado: