Breeding bird populations at Channel Islands National Park off the coast of California have undergone “dramatic changes” over the past 40 years due to multiple conservation efforts, according to a researcher.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
If you're planning to visit Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska, you just might want to download a new mobile phone that helps you uncover, and understand, the wonders of the monument.
Tour boats are one of the most popular ways to explore Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska, but noise from those vessels can disturb how sea mammals communicate.
The Cinnamon Bay Campground in Virgin Islands National Park is about the get a facelift, as new platforms and “eco-tents” will be installed in the coming months.
Yosemite National Park superintendent Don Neubacher announced his retirement, just a week after a Congressional committee took testimony from a number of Yosemite staff that they had been subjected to harassment and bullying.
With the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u Crater visible for the first time since May 2015 and lava flowing into the ocean at the Kamokuna site, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has seen an influx of visitors after dark who want to get a glimpse of one of the world’s natural wonders.
In a year that brought many new books crammed with national park photography, Celebrating America's National Parks, Preserves, Monuments, and Recreation Areas by Clyde Butcher is something of a throwback. Its imagery is all black-and-white.
Cross your fingers for clear skies on October 8, as that's when a stargazing event is planned for Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
A U.S. congresswoman introduced legislation Tuesday that would promote Chiricahua National Monument in southern Arizona to a national park.
Last month, the National Park Service (NPS) celebrated its 100th birthday. In the days leading up to the celebration, NPS director Jonathan Jarvis said that his agency’s goal for the centennial was “to create the next generation of visitors, supporters, and advocates for our national parks and our public lands.”
Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s Inventory and Monitoring Branch has partnered with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the School of Arts at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to create a new web application called Species Mapper.
The National Recreation and Park Association is calling for a "ban on the consumption and use of tobacco products at all public parks and recreation centers across the country."
Did you ever wonder what animals and birds lurk about after dark, or when you’re not looking? The National Park Service has been working with the Smithsonian Institution to gain some insights to wildlife movements by using more than 30 remote cameras provided by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation to capture animals on the move.
A limestone arch that forms a natural bridge 215 feet above Cedar Creek in Virginia’s Rockbridge County will be recognized as an Affiliated Area of the National Park Service.
The scenic Red Rock Parkway in Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park has been closed for construction off and on this year, and cars will have to stay off the road one more day for the benefit of cyclists.
The nearly two dozen fires that were spotted in Yellowstone National Park this year burned more than 62,000 acres, a total not seen in one year since the historic fires of 1988 swept the park.
When crews built a trail at Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, vegetation was disturbed on either side of the trail during construction. In this video, vegetation crew lead Lucy Ellis discusses replanting native plants in the work zone with the help of volunteers.
Friends of Acadia, the 1932 Criterion Theatre, and Somes Pond Center invite the public for an evening with award-winning writer, producer, and historian Dayton Duncan on Monday, September 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This event is part of the Acadia National Park Centennial celebration.
The National Park Service and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., have signed an agreement to work together to protect, preserve, and promote the NPS sites dedicated to the legacy of important African-American figures in U.S. history. OPPF is the first predominantly African-American fraternal organization to be founded at a historically black university. The agreement is the first of its kind between the NPS and a national African American organization.
On Sunday you're invited to celebrate the spectacle of raptor (bird of prey) migration in Yellowstone National Park’s Hayden Valley with Yellowstone Raptor Initiative volunteer Katy Duffy. The Hayden Valley Hawk Watch is a spectacular opportunity to observe and learn about raptors, their ecology, and their migration strategies.