Zion National Park Foundation is hosting 24 artists for a week of creativity and inspiration, November 7-13, as part of the eighth annual Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational. It is being billed as the "Centennial Edition," celebrating the influence of original art in the founding of the National Park Service one hundred years ago
The latest news from around the National Park System.
With the season's first snowflakes having fallen in Utah, the staff at Bryce Canyon National Park is getting their park ready for winter.
The Statue of Liberty’s original torch, a welcoming beacon for immigrants and boats in New York Harbor for nearly a century, will be the highlight of a new $70 million museum that depicts the statue’s history, influence, and legacy in the world.
Starting this November, the historic Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center will undergo a rehabilitation project to preserve and restore its existing architecturally significant features and to rehabilitate its mechanical and electrical systems. A temporary visitor center will be available for visitors during the rehabilitation.
A search was continuing Thursday for an experienced, 74-year-old backpacker who failed to return on schedule from a trek through Kings Canyon National Park in California.
With Hispanic Heritage Month now behind us and as the National Park Service Centennial year comes to a close, the time for action is now. From the earliest Spanish explorers to contemporary leaders in civics, the arts and industry, our heritage is an essential part of the American story. Yet, only a few sites in the National Park System currently preserve and interpret such history and culture. Fortunately, there has been some progress in recognizing and protecting these important sites.
An annual hunt aimed at managing the population of elk in the Jackson Hole valley gets under way in Grand Teton National Park on Saturday and will continue into early December.
A secondary screening facility is being proposed for use at Statue of Liberty National Monument, where officials say it is needed to screen visitors and provide lockers for personal items not allowed in the Statue, such as backpacks, large purses, diaper bags, strollers, etc.
An anonymous donor is raising the stakes at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway with a matching challenge. Each donation designated for the former estate near Blowing Rock, North Carolina, will be matched dollar for dollar if the $300,000 goal is reached.
UPDATED--OIG: Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Superintendent Failed To Report Alleged Sexual Harassment
In the weeks following the rise of allegations of a long-running chapter of sexual harassment in Grand Canyon National Park, another park's superintendent failed to act on similar allegations, according to a federal investigation.
Six months after a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service erred in its decision to deny Endangered Species Act protections for wolverines, the agency is reconsidering the matter and revisiting a past proposal to give the small predator a "threatened" designation under the act.
A window into Denali National Park's paleontological past has been unearthed by researchers who found fossilized dinosaur bones and trackways in the park's backcountry.
There are two ways to get to Lone Star Geyser from Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park: Drive down to the parking area for Kepler Cascades and walk 2.4 miles down the paved trail, or take your time and enjoy the scenery while hiking down the Howard Eaton Trail from the inn.
Has the time come to ban comments on the Traveler? That's not a philosophical question, but one driven by concerns among readers that constructive conversation is hard to come by on the site.
"UEA," the annual teacher professional day in Utah hosted by the Utah Education Association, is coming this weekend, and officials at at least two of the state's national parks are warning visitors to expect heavy crowds for the weekend.
Earthquake Discussions, Traditional Weaving, And Hula Performances Help Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Celebrate Its Centennial
An eclectic mix of activities -- from discussions of earthquakes and hula demonstrations to weaving skills and park history -- will be open to the public at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park during the month of November.
Since Cape Cod National Seashore was established in 1961, a great deal of change has taken place, impacting the seashore at social, economic, and ecological levels. On Tuesday and in the weeks to come a historian will discuss these changes to spur a community conversation.
You can help celebrate the 46th birthday of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and attend the lakeshore's final star party of the year at the same time.
A Day Not Subtracted, a documentary filmed at the watch on Schoolhouse Peak in Redwood National Park, won a National Student Production Award earlier this month from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Two trails in Lake Mead National Recreation Area will be closed most weekdays through November 17 while crews resurface and improve safety along the paths.