Long before two visitors to Yellowstone National Park felt compelled to come to the aid of a seemingly abandoned bison calf, a National Park Service employee at Badlands National Park went a step further when he came upon a sickly calf and decided to take it home.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
A 73-year-old woman on a private river trip through Dinosaur National Monument apparently fell 120 feet to her death from a cliff above the Green River.
If you have visited Alaska's Katmai National Park in the month of July, you probably enjoyed watching brown bears fish for salmon at the iconic Brooks Falls.
It wouldn’t be a celebration without music, and at Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts, a variety of sounds will fill the air to tell the history of industrial Lowell and to honor 100 years of the National Park Service.
If you want something to wear outside when it’s wet, and stay cozy and comfortable, then this Honcho Poncho might be just the thing.
UPDATED: Golden Gate National Recreation Area Superintendent To Take Grand Canyon National Park Helm
Christine Lehnertz, a long-time federal employee who currently is superintendent of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, has been chosen to take the helm at Grand Canyon National Park and work to help the park overcome a long-running chapter of sexual harassment.
Rainfall has come to the aid of firefighters battling a blaze on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, where efforts Tuesday were transitioning to mop-up work.
Skies over western Wyoming get incredibly dark at night, which makes Fossil Butte National Monument a perfect place to stage a star party.
The traditional Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a will be stopping at Mount Desert Island, home of Acadia National Park, as part of her leg through the New England area. This sail is part of a historic Worldwide Voyage covering more than 60,000 nautical miles, 100 ports, and 27 nations.
An attempt to teach a brown bear that it should not look to humans for food went awry at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Alaska when a Skagway Police officer mistakenly shot the young adult bruin with a lethal slug instead of a rubber round.
Grand Canyon National Park Wildfire Nearing 14,000 Acres, Higher Humidity Expected To Help Firefighters
While winds have pushed the Fuller Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park across nearly 14,000 acres, higher humidity and cloud cover Monday were being counted on to tamp down fire behavior.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cumberland Gap National Historical Park rangers are leading a variety of summer programs for youth from the Knoxville Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley including Adventure Camps. Youth participating in the camps will spend three days in the Great Smoky Mountains and one day in Cumberland Gap learning about the unparalleled diversity of plant and animal life, rich cultural history, and numerous opportunities for recreation in our national parks.
The National Park Service is seeking public input into the proposed removal of five buildings in the Big Meadows area of Shenandoah National Park known as the Big Meadows Cottages or Maids Cabins. The cabins sit behind the Crescent Rock Cottage.
While most Americans might recognize a picture of George Wendt as the guy who played Norm on the TV show Cheers, outdoor enthusiasts knew another George Wendt: as a whitewater pioneer, and the founder of river company O.A.R.S. Wendt passed away July 9, 2016 in his 70s in California, after a luminous career in the outdoors.
Firefighters on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park contending with gusting winds on Sunday were hoping existing roads and natural features would help them gain control over a lightning-sparked wildfire that made a four-and-a-half-mile run the day before.
King Sequoia: The Tree That Inspired A Nation, Created Our National Park System, And Changed The Way We Think About Nature
One of my favorite spots in California, just a few miles away from the congestion of the Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park, is a little known forest glen: Nelder Grove. A century ago this was a logging site, formerly named Fresno Grove, where the towering Sequoias crashed to the ground, to be cut up for grape stakes and fence posts. Massive stumps dot the quiet, verdant hillside, and some giants yet still stand. I always asked myself why, and how, this grove fell, while others went untouched, and were protected.
Outside Magazine, in the daily ritual of feeding social media channels, reached back two years for a cool nighttime photograph from Arches National Park that, unfortunately, inadvertently promoted camping in an area of the park that is off-limits to camping.
Artifacts from the 1962 escape from Alcatraz – including sharpened spoon handles, one of the fake cell vent covers, and a vest the cons used to float away – are among the items that will be on display during an open house this weekend at California’s Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
As Canadians today celebrate the country’s annual Parks Day, a watchdog group is questioning whether conservation, the mandated “first priority” of the Parks Canada Agency, has taken a back seat to increased visitation and revenue generation.
The Chicken Strip, a remote backcountry airstrip in Death Valley National Park, is temporarily closed due to washouts in the runway.