With fall colors not too far off in Pennsylvania, you might consider enjoying the display and a train ride at the same time.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
A multi-million-dollar lawsuit has been filed against the federal government by DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, which claims the National Park Service breached its contract with the concessionaire.
A substantial rockfall has limited access to Zion National Park in Utah, and the debris might not be removed from the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway before the weekend.
With a week left in the current fiscal year, and Congress seemingly unable to come to terms on how to fund the federal government, efforts are under way within the Interior Department, and National Park Service, to prepare for a government shutdown next week.npca-pres-pre-shutdown-house-senate-letter-9-23-15.pdf
A dual birthday party is being marked this weekend in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, with activities ranging from cave tours and learning how the giant sequoias are enduring California's drought to all-you-can-eat barbecues.
A colorful wall mural of Hawaiian deities painted by Herb Kawainui Kane has been restored at Jaggar Museum in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.
A treasured skill from the past will be showcased at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Washington state in early October when the park hosts two days of historical blacksmithing demonstrations.
There are few better places to hike than New England in the fall. The orange, yellow, amber and red leaves cloak the hardwood forests.
It looks like I have a new national park to add to my “must bird” list. Earlier this month the Bahamas unveiled Joulter Cays National Park, and it is truly a park for the birds. The christening of the national park is the result of several years of work by the National Audubon Society, the Bahamas National Trust, and the Bahamian government.
More lodging, if you will, is coming to the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park with the upcoming renovation of the "Swains Lockhouse" and its addition to the Canal Quarters program.
With fingers crossed for clear skies, Shenandoah National Park officials will be hosting a star party later this month at which the "star" will be a lunar eclipse.
Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association invite the public to participate in the Facelift, an annual event held to clean up trash and debris from around the park after the busy summer season. This year’s Facelift will honor Yosemite National Park’s 125th Anniversary with special service projects and interactive anniversary-themed activities.
With a little human intervention, fishers just might decide the area of Yosemite National Park north of the Merced River is to their liking and establish a permanent population.
Long-distance trail hikers soon will have a new checkbox on their to-do list: The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail, a 1,200-mile-long footpath stretching from the peaks of Glacier National Park and through North Cascades National Park to the Pacific Ocean shoreline of Olympic National Park.
For more than a quarter-century there have been discussions about replacing a key bridge that ties together the Outer Banks and Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and now it appears that construction of a new bridge has been authorized.
Road work in Glacier National Park this fall will lead to a number of traffic delays, but they shouldn't be longer than a half-hour, according to park officials.
Joppa Church in Mammoth Cave National Park is now designated as a day-use area. Vandalism to the church building in the last year has caused the park to limit its availability to the public to daylight hours only
There are rabid bats, rapid cats and dogs, and apparently rabid deer. A white-tailed deer buck that charged a ranger at Chesapeake & Ohio National Historical Park in Maryland tested positive for rabies.
A group of friends killed by a flash flood that raged through a serpentine backcountry canyon in Zion National Park came from California and Nevada to spend a fun afternoon in the park.