A Montana man climbing Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park was killed in an apparent fall down the east side of the mountain.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Though Hurricane Joaquin was heading farther east and out into the Atlantic Ocean than earlier forecasts had predicted, heavy rains and flooding expected along the Outer Banks of North Carolina led to closure of Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras national seashores.
Thinking of heading to Saguaro National Park in southern Arizona in October and wondering what there is to do? Here's a comprehensive schedule of events from the park staff for your consideration.
Eight individuals from across the country have won a week-long adventure, thanks to the National Park Foundation and support from partners REI, Subaru, Aramark, Columbia Sportswear, Southwest , and the National Park Service.
It takes a while to reach Channel Islands National Park off the coast of California, so once you get there plan to spend a few days at least. The following video shows some of the landscapes, above and below water level, that you can explore at Santa Cruz Island.
The wonders of flint will be the main attraction this weekend at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument in Texas, as FlintFest 2015 is held to celebrate flint and mark the monument's 50th anniversary.
If you're cruising down the Natchez Trace Parkway this weekend, stop by the visitor center near Tupelo, Mississippi, to take in Dulcimer Days.
In 1864 a bucolic meadow turned into a roiling, bloody battlefield for nearly a full day as 20,000 Union troops attacked thousands of Confederate soldiers determined to hold their lines.
Hundreds of millions of people visited the National Park System last year, and at times it no doubt seemed you were surrounded by most of them. But you probably found a way to avoid the crowds on occasion. Which brings to mind a question: What tips do you put to good use when you visit the parks?
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Superintendent John J. Donohue has announced a series of special programs and events for the month of October.
If you've read Part 1 of Rebecca Latson's armchair photography guide to Arches National Park, then you should be all set for a continuation with Part 2 as Rebecca takes you through the rest of the park, showing you places to capture wonderful images from pullouts, paved view areas, along the trail of a popular hike and even from a campground.
While the "super moon" last weekend was drawing a lot of attention in national parks, there's a lot to say about sunrises.
Ripe fruit, fall colors, and background music will be on tap at Capitol Reef National Park in Utah on October 3 as a "Harvest Homecoming" is celebrated.
After an extensive international search, the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative has announced that Dr. Jodi Hilty will become the organization's president and chief scientist, effective November 1.
Deer culling will resume next month at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site in Pennsylvania as staff work to get the deer population under control.
A series of wildfires sparked by lightning this past spring dominated the news from Big Cypress National Preserve earlier this year. Now the park has released a short documentary film that shows the firefighters and fire bosses at work.
Barrier islands play incredible roles for migrating shorebirds, offering them a place to stop, rest, and refuel. At Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts, the beaches and marshes are important to common, least, and roseate terns and a number of other shorebird species during their migrations.
Design options have been drafted for the Little Sand Bay Visitor Center replacement at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin, and park officials are wondering what you think of the plans.