An invasive beetle is being counted on by Shenandoah National Park officials to prey on another invasive insect that is killing hemlocks in the iconic park.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
A commitment to educating park visitors about keeping food out of the reach of bears and working to improve food storage options has resulted in 2015 producing the lowest number of human-bear incidents at Yosemite National Park since 1975, according to park officials.
When I mentioned in a Traveler comment a few weeks ago that I was reading Dr. Runte’s book, Kurt asked if I would write a review. Since then, there have been a couple of articles batting some of Alfred’s ideas back and forth. When I took a look at Traveler the other morning, I found a rebuttal by Dr. Runte regarding one of those articles. Now I sit at my keyboard wondering if I am qualified – or even want to – wade into the middle of all this.
Beginning this coming Monday, barring unforeseen circumstances, off-road vehicles will have a new ramp for reaching the beaches of Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina.
With what forecasts are predicting could be the strongest El Niño yet seen, officials at Joshua Tree National Park in California are cautioning visitors to be alert to the weather and problems it might create.
Judging from the reaction to photos of Grand Teton National Park posted on Traveler's Facebook page, the park that embraces the flanks of the Tetons in western Wyoming is one of the most popular in the country. And working every day to see that the park doesn't disappoint visitors is the Grand Teton National Park Foundation.
The National Park Service has chosen Doyon/Aramark Joint Venture to provide transportation, bus tour, retail, food and beverage, camping and other services under a new 10-year concession contract at Denali National Park and Preserve.
For park travelers who focus their excursions on Acadia National Park in Maine, an affordable approach to visiting is with the park's annual pass. And it's particularly affordable if you purchase this pass during the month of December.
State and federal authorities in Wyoming are investigating the illegal shooting of a calf moose within the boundaries of Grand Teton National Park.
Mountain Bluebirds. They’re the western cousin to the familiar Eastern Bluebird and a treat for birders throughout the mountainous terrain of Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, and…Big Cypress National Preserve?
Come the first of the year it's going to cost you a bit more to get into Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, and to camp there, as well.
Following the heels of Part 1, photographer Rebecca Latson completes her Big Bend National Park armchair guide with Park 2, covering points east, west and south within the park.
Population tallies of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are far from being reliable and could be off by as much as 40 percent, according to a wildlife advocacy group in Wyoming.request_for_definitive_gye_grizzly_population_survey.pdf
With Pacific storms rolling into California and dumping snow in the High Sierra, prospects for skiing at Badger Pass in Yosemite National Park are increasing. And if you're in fourth grade you can score a free lift pass to to the ski area and get a discount on passes for your family.
A grassroots effort is under way to create Big Bend International Park, a park that would span the U.S.-Mexico border in southern Texas.
It took nearly a month, but Artists Drive in Death Valley National Park is back open for visitors to tour. But the reopening didn't come easy.
Work at Zion National Park to replace a water main pipe will require closure of the Grotto Trail between Zion Lodge and the trailhead for two weeks.
Let it snow. That's the message from Mount Rainier National Park, where the staff has the park ready for winter operations. Though many park roads are closed to vehicle access for the winter, areas throughout the park remain open for recreation.
A young mountain lion found dead in California in late September died from ingesting a form of rat poison, according to lab results.
Dinosaur National Monument will increase its entrance and camping fees on January 1, 2016, to help fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the monument. The monument's entrance and camping fees were last increased in 1997. This increase is consistent with the tiered fee system in use by National Park Service sites throughout the country, including many in Utah and Colorado.