Andersonville National Historic Site in Georgia invites you to remember and honor the country's military veterans during the winter season by participating in the park's Wreaths Across America program on December 17 at noon.
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Enjoy a Midwinter with the Scots on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Homestead National Monument of America Education Center. The event will feature bagpiping, stories, singing and tea to get you in the holiday spirit.
The era of westward expansion could be harsh on settlers along the Pacific Ocean, particularly during the winter, but the holidays brought reason to celebrate. At Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Washington, the sights and sounds of the 1840s will be revived at the annual Christmas at Fort Vancouver event on December 10.
Zion National Park is proposing to redesign the South Entrance Monument site and adjacent parking area in order to enhance visitor safety, expand cultural resource protection measures and help mitigate factors contributing to vehicle congestion experienced at the South Entrance. The monument has become a renowned park feature, enjoyed by travelers from around the globe and is a favored backdrop for millions of visitors’ photographs at the entrance for over 80 years.
While nearly 2 inches of rain fell Wednesday on the Great Smoky Mountains, a conflagration that has claimed at least seven lives and destroyed 700 structures this week could still flare up without continued rainfall, officials said.
Friends Of The Smokies Raises $100,000, Will Aid Great Smoky Mountains National Park Wildfire Recovery
In less than 48 hours, thousands of individual donors contributed more than $100,000 to Friends of the Smokies in support of Great Smoky Mountains National Park on #GivingTuesday. One hundred percent of these donations will help meet the greatest needs of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, beginning immediately with emergency relief efforts related to the recent wildfires.
You have to get up early to catch the sunrise, and at Haleakala National Park in Hawaii you soon just might need a reservation as well!
For 90 years, an evergreen wreath has been laid at the base of a giant sequoia in Kings Canyon National Park to mark the holiday season and honor those who fought for the United States, and you can make the trek for the 91st event on December 11.
100 Classic Hikes Utah: National Parks And Monuments, National Wilderness And Recreation Areas, State Parks, Uintas, Wasatch
Utah is one of the largest outdoor playgrounds in the world, with incredible canyon country, lofty mountains, deep forests, and high desert all waiting to be explored. So it's no surprise that Julie Trevelyan took all of this immense landscape into account when she set out to write a hiking guide to the Beehive State.
At least three people were killed by fires that swept more than 15,000 acres in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and neighboring Gatlinburg, Tennessee, where more than 100 buildings, including a 16-story hotel in the colorful resort town, were damaged or destroyed. Crews worked into the night Tuesday to continue to assess damage in the park, though the historic LeConte Lodge was said to have survived the conflagration without damage.
One of Bryce Canyon National Park's iconic hoodoos is no more, having fallen victim to time and frost wedging.
Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials currently have "no intent" to allow grizzly hunting on National Park Service lands if the bruins are removed from the Endangered Species List.
Man Who Stole From Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site Pleads Guilty, Sentenced To Probation
A man who stole upwards of $22,000 in merchandize from Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site in Arizona has been sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay more than $3,300 in restitution.
President Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama will help wrap the National Park Service centennial celebrations when they officially light the National Christmas Tree in President's Park on Thursday during the 2016 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Simone Manuel is also set to make a special appearance with First Lady Michelle Obama.
Recent storms have brought wintry conditions to Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California, closing the park road to through traffic but opening activities for snow enthusiasts. And as of last month, the park has two new interactive exhibits for kids to enjoy after a day of sledding.
The body of an Arizona man who failed to return from his backcountry trek in Sequoia National Park on schedule was found Monday.
UPDATED: Forest Fire Leads To Closure Of Newfound Gap And Other Roads In Great Smoky Mountains National Park
A wildfire burning not far from the roof of Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Monday led to closure of the Newfound Gap Road, Cherokee Orchard Road, and Elkmont Road due to the fire crossing the road and thick smoke creating "almost white-out conditions," while a second fire close to the western edge of the park led to a voluntary evacuation of a Gatlinburg, Tennessee, neighborhood.
For the first time in decades, Everglades National Park officials have opened Joe Bay to non-motorized boating and catch-and-release fishing.
Head to Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky on December 4 and you can attend the 37th annual Cave Sing. Participants will depart from the visitor center at 2 p.m. for this free event.
Since a nesting sea turtle was run over by a vehicle last August investigators at Cape Hatteras National Seashore have received "multiple tips," but none that has led to an arrest in the matter.