With a little human intervention, fishers just might decide the area of Yosemite National Park north of the Merced River is to their liking and establish a permanent population.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Long-distance trail hikers soon will have a new checkbox on their to-do list: The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail, a 1,200-mile-long footpath stretching from the peaks of Glacier National Park and through North Cascades National Park to the Pacific Ocean shoreline of Olympic National Park.
For more than a quarter-century there have been discussions about replacing a key bridge that ties together the Outer Banks and Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and now it appears that construction of a new bridge has been authorized.
Road work in Glacier National Park this fall will lead to a number of traffic delays, but they shouldn't be longer than a half-hour, according to park officials.
Joppa Church in Mammoth Cave National Park is now designated as a day-use area. Vandalism to the church building in the last year has caused the park to limit its availability to the public to daylight hours only
There are rabid bats, rapid cats and dogs, and apparently rabid deer. A white-tailed deer buck that charged a ranger at Chesapeake & Ohio National Historical Park in Maryland tested positive for rabies.
A group of friends killed by a flash flood that raged through a serpentine backcountry canyon in Zion National Park came from California and Nevada to spend a fun afternoon in the park.
A man seen shooting at a sea turtle with a speargun at Cape Hatteras National Seashore could be fined as much as $25,000 for killing the turtle, which was recovered Friday.
Clark Bunting, who came to the National Parks Conservation Association from the Discovery Channel a little less than two years ago, is stepping down as the park advocacy group's president and CEO.
Climate change is changing landscapes and creating impacts throughout the world. Glacier National Park in Montana is no exception. Around 1850, an estimated 150 glaciers existed within the present boundaries of the park. Today, only 25 glaciers remain.
Road construction along the southern entry to Grand Canyon National Park could create some traffic snarls for the next three or four weeks.
Search and rescue crews at Zion National Park on Thursday recovered the seventh and final body from a group of canyoneers who entered a tight slot canyon on Monday for what they thought would be a relatively short, but enjoyable, journey through one of the park's serpentine wonderlands only to be overcome by raging waters of a flash flood.
If you're in Yellowstone National Park this Sunday, swing by the Hayden Valley to watch for migrating hawks with help from Katy Duffy, a raptor specialist who volunteers her efforts. The Hayden Valley Hawk Watch is a great opportunity to watch and learn about raptors, their ecology, and their migration strategies.
One way to combat climate change and declines in biodiversity is to create more wilderness under the World Heritage Convention, according to leading conservationists from around the world.
In the open ocean, "ghost nets" can ensnare whales and other marine life. In the Great Lakes, these abandoned gill nets can continue to trap fish and waterfowl, and even debris.
Remains found in Badlands National Park in South Dakota could be those of a Nebraska man who went missing in the park earlier this year.
A short, but technical, canyoneering route in Zion National Park turned deadly when heavy thunderstorms filled the slot canyon with water, killing at least five hikers while two others were still missing Wednesday.
You can hike this Yellowstone National Park trail for a day, with a turnaround at Lone Star Geyser, or you can continue on down to Shoshone Lake for a wonderful three-four day retreat into the park’s backcountry.