The Latest News & Views

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

  • Editor's note: This updates that rangers are waiting for a break in the weather to remove Nick Hall's body from the mountain, adds reaction from Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Park Service Director Jon Jarvis.

    Deteriorating weather conditions Friday were delaying climbing rangers at Mount Rainier National Park from retrieving the bod

  • Here's a quick blast of news from around the National Park System.

    Cape Cod National Seashore Has New Shuttle Service For Cyclists

    Biking at Cape Cod National Seashore this summer? You can take advantage of a new bike shuttle service between Marconi Beach Road in Wellfleet, and MacMillan Pier in Provincetown.

  • It’s difficult to imagine a more appropriate place than Richmond, Virginia for the Civil War Trust to celebrate its 25th anniversary and the preservation of more than 32,000 acres of historic battlefields.

    The four day Annual Conference was held June 6th to 10th, 2012 in the Richmond Omni Hotel where cobblestone-paved East Cary Street dips down Shockoe Slip into one of the city’s earlies

  • KEEN looked to the lofty national parks of Utah when it needed a name for one of its latest entries into the day hiker market, and came up with the Bryce, a stout light hiker with an interesting sole.

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

  • Just because "cave" is part of Wind Cave National Park's name, that doesn't mean the only thing you can do at this South Dakota destination is go underground.

    Park rangers will be offering a variety of interpretive programs this summer. Thirty tours a day will be offered through the world's fifth-longest cave beginning at 8:40 a.m.