The Latest News & Views

Monday, November 28th, 2011

  • An Arizona man whose painting captured the setting along the Colorado River in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area above Lees Ferry has donated the painting to the NRA's permanent collection.

    Above Lees Ferry was painted by Flagstaff artist Robert Dalegowski while he served as Glen Canyon's artist-in-residence at Lees Ferry this past April.

  • While Olympic National Park is facing a multi-million-dollar lawsuit over the fatal goring of a hiker by a mountain goat and has implemented regulations designed to ward off future run-ins with the goats, at goat-rich Glacier National Park officials are not altering

Sunday, November 27th, 2011

  • Winter can hold new opportunities for visits to Mesa Verde National Park, if the snowfall cooperates. The park plans to groom several trail systems in the park for snowshoeing and skiing, and parts of the Wetherill Road will also be available for ungroomed skiing.

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

  • With snow already piling up deep at Crater Lake National Park, park rangers are ready to lead you on snowshoe hikes into the landscape.

    The weekly walks were scheduled to kick off today, November 26, and run every Saturday and Sunday through the end of April.

Friday, November 25th, 2011

  • In an ongoing effort to better understand the life cycle of saguaros and what environmental threats are fatal to them, Saguaro National Park officials are conducting a saguaro census in the park and are looking for help.

    The census is being conducted on "Section 17," an area at the eastern end of Broadway Boulevard in Tuscon.