If you're making a visit to Chaco Culture National Historical Park this summer and your plans include camping, be sure to do some homework in advance. The campground in the park is currently closed for emergency repairs—and don't count on your trusty GPS unit to find a backup site!
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Sure, it's summertime, and the weather is hot, but there's talk of winter at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore next week.
How many lenses do you need for your camera to capture all the beauty of our National Park System? That's a question that can be costly if you're not careful in your selections.
In today's busy world, we don't often hear about recipients of a good deed taking time to formally thank a Good Samaritan. Two California residents made it a point to return to Yosemite National Park recently to thank a ranger they credit with saving their lives.
If you've got plans, or can make plans, to visit Grand Teton National Park during the next four weeks, you'll definitely want to read the rest of this story.
On June 25, 2009, a boater at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area was preparing to head out for a day on the lake. What happened next proves that knowledge is a wonderful thing... if you decide to apply it.
Hiking is an easy and enjoyable activity that can quickly turn into a lifelong passion. And while it's as easy as setting one foot in front of another on a path through the woods, sometimes the fleeting attention spans of kids can make that difficult. That's where the rangers of Shenandoah National Park come in.
Congress authorized a Zuni-Cibola National Historical Park several decades ago, but no such NPS unit ever materialized. The people of Zuni Pueblo didn’t like the idea.
Things are going to get real interesting on the U.S.-Canadian border where Glacier and Waterton Lakes national parks meet now that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s World Heritage Committee has voted to send a team to the parks to inspect threats to their resources.
Ropes and pulleys have replaced helicopters as the preferred method to haul fireworks to top of Theodore Roosevelt's head for the annual Fourth of July celebration at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
If you're heading to Lake Powell at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area with your boat, better be certain there are no non-native mussels hitching a ride.
The National Park Service wants the city of Hot Springs, Arkansas, to quit advertising itself in ways that blur the distinction between the city and Hot Springs National Park.
Reduced ice and snow conditions in Middle Echo Canyon in Zion National Park have prompted the superintendent to reopen the canyon to canyoneers.
Have you seen the National Park Service's new web portal? The redesigned site is cleaner and easier to navigate than the older version.
North Cascades National Park is one of those places that many folks often don't think about, and fewer manage to actually reach. It's not as remote as many other national parks, but its location in northern Washington state perhaps keeps folks away. This short video might convince you to make the trip.
If you're heading to Glacier National Park, you'll be glad to know the Going-to-the-Sun Road is now open end-to-end.
Not only can you gain free entrance to Mammoth Cave National Park on two more weekends this summer, but you'll also be able to partake in some free tours of the cave.
You'd think that waking up every day in places such as Yellowstone, Olympic, Acadia, Yosemite or Rocky Mountain national parks would be part of a dream job. But a survey of federal employees shows that those working for the National Park Service are far from being the most content with their jobs.