The historic observation platform at the summit of the tallest peak in Shenandoah National Park will receive $120,000 worth of care this spring to address vandalism and general deterioration.
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A cold front that brought some rain and higher humidity was helping firefighters in Shenandoah National Park on Friday as they worked to gain the upper hand on a wildfire burning since last weekend.
While tall sand dunes offer sweeping vistas of Lake Michigan at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, after the sun sets, the open space provides an unhindered view of the night sky. To celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary, the Michigan park will host a series of monthly astronomy programs through October.
There is a place in Death Valley National Park, far, far off the beaten path, where strange things occur. Strange things such as rocks effortlessly coasting across the landscape. Let's take a look at this odd place in a short video.
A major victory toward long-term protection of the Delaware River has been realized with the addition of three new properties to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, further expanding the world-class park.
Remains of a woman, possibly those of a 31-year-old Virginia woman missing since last week, were found Thursday afternoon in Shenandoah National Park.
A long day of fighting a wildfire in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia left the acreage covered by the flames at nearly 8,000 acres, a 2,400-acre increase from the morning's estimated, although containment lines had been scratched and bulldozed around 40 percent of the perimeter, according to fire bosses.
It was a blockbuster the first time it aired, and if you didn't see it then, tune in to your local PBS television station next week to catch a repeat showing of The National Parks: America's Best Idea by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan.
The act that created the National Park Service 100 years ago directed the agency to leave park scenery and historic objects “unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.” To mark the anniversary and create a visual representation of the mission statement, Shenandoah National Park in Virginia has launched a photo project that will match historic photographs from the park with fresh images from the Park Service’s centennial year.
A wildfire burning at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia has nearly tripled in size since Monday and now covers about 5,600 acres, officials said Wednesday.
An investigation is under way to learn how a fire started in the Wonderland Hotel Annex at Great Smoky Mountains National Park and quickly engulfed, and destroyed, the slice of Appalachian history.
Footwear is key to any national park visit, even if you're trip involves water. Today we're sticking to the land, though, with two pairs of shoes from Chaco that can make your feet comfortable whether you're touring Glacier National Park in Montana or Wright Brothers National Memorial in North Carolina.
Springtime brings warmer temperatures to West Virginia, great river-running opportunities at New River Gorge National River, and the park's 13th annual wildflower weekend.
This week is National Park Week – a time when we celebrate the more than 400 natural, historical and cultural sites that make up the most incredible parks system on Earth. Places that attract visitors from around the world and inspire other nations to follow our lead.
It’s no secret that birders are always birding, no matter where they find themselves. That’s why an excursion to Fort Sumter National Monument can be as much of a birding experience as a Civil War history experience.
While the moose population at Isle Royale National Park is estimated at 1,300 animals, up from just 540 in 2005, the island's wolf population stands at just two, according to a winter survey of the park by Michigan Tech University researchers.
How railroads helped evolve the national park idea and grow tourism will be discussed by Dr. Alfred Runte in a presentations at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska.
Firefighters from as far away as New Mexico were heading to Shenandoan National Park in Virginia on Monday to help battle a backcountry fire that led to the temporary closure of a short stretch of Skyline Drive as well as a portion of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.