You won't lack for things to do or see at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during Fourth of July weekend.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Hot, dry conditions are feeding wildlfires in Alaska and in some National Park System units in the western half of the Lower 48.
A pilot and three passengers on a small plane dropped in for an unplanned stop on a beach at Lake Mead National Recreation Area after the aircraft's engine stopped over the mountains around Lake Mead. All occupants aboard the plane escaped significant injury.
The Badlands Loop Road at Cedar Pass in Badlands National Park in South Dakota will remain open, with one lane, while repairs are made.
While there are countless books on the market specializing in national park photography, Photographing National Parks - A Guide For Scouting And Shooting America's Most Cherished Lands by Chris Nicholson is a new and worthy addition filled with helpful tips and suggestions that merit more than a passing glance at the title.
Two days after a rafter was tossed into the Green River near Triplet Falls in Dinosaur National Monument his body was recovered by park rangers.
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is arguably the world’s most iconic long-distance trail. It falls and rises, swaggers and turns, following meanders for 2,185 miles from Mount Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia.
The home that Lyndon Baines Johnson grew up in will partially close on Monday, July 13, and reopen in late September after needed preservation work has been completed.
A search was to get under way early Monday at Dinosaur National Monument for a missing rafter thought to have drowned after falling into Triplet Falls rapid along the Green River.
Nine years after the Quarry Exhibit Hall at Dinosaur National Monument in eastern Utah had to close due to structural problems, a wonderful new facility is in place. The site offers a close-up view of some 1,500 fossilized dinosaur remains.
Will Shafroth, who worked in the Interior Department under former Secretary Ken Salazar, has been hired as CEO and president of the National Park Foundation.
Aficionados of the railroads, both the real thing and the model variety, will find a thing or two of interest come September when Steamtown National Historic Site in Pennsylvania hosts Railfest 2015, a weekend-long festival of everything rail-related.
Planning a trip to Saguaro National Park in Arizona in July? Here's a look at some of the programs that will be offered.
Looking for great footwear for rafting, canoeing, or any other activity that involves water? Earlier this month I had the opportunity to test Chaco's Outcross Evo 2 on a five-day river trip through Dinosaur National Monument and just might have ended my search for a great water shoe.
Planning to visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota this summer? Here's a quick rundown on what to do and when to do it.
Gary Ferguson’s latest book is a love story, and a bittersweet and poignant one at that. He regales us with his long, loving marriage to a woman who came to share his kindred spirit for the wilderness, bares his soul through the painful loss of her on a wilderness river in Canada, and takes us on a healing journey back into the wilderness.
August is still a ways off, but it's not too far off that you shouldn't lock up tickets for the 32nd edition of the Grand Canyon Music Festival.
For the first time since 1953 teams are working to accurately measure the height of Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. It long has been accepted that the peak topped out at 20,320 feet. Is that still the case?