Capturing and preserving a 200-year-old slice of history is no easy task, and yet that's part of the task for the folks managing the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, which ranges from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Marine biologists are trying to determine whether a shark spotted at Cape Cod National Seashore was a great white.
Native American Art has been popular with collectors in recent years, but unless you're well-versed in the trade, how do you know you're buying a genuine piece of work? One way is to make your purchase at one of the semi-annual auctions held at Hubbell Trading Post National Historical Site. The next one is coming up on September 18, 2010
Driving a large motor home can be tricky on the smoothest and straightest of roads, but traveling through Great Smoky Mountains National Park carries its own risks, as seven visitors discovered Monday when their RV slid 100 feet down a slope, injuring six of the seven occupants.
Updated: Searchers Looking for Missing Plane With Park Service Employees Aboard at Katmai National Park and Preserve
Searchers looking for a missing plane with four occupants in Katmai National Park and Preserve focused Monday on a series of river valleys that drain down into Kamishak Bay.
OK, Travelers, this is your chance to add your input to how the National Park Service develops its websites. A prototype now in the testing phase revolves around birding in the parks, and we encourage you to see if it meets your demands!
A trio of Civil War battlefield parks will divvy up nearly $1 million to spend on land acquisition to protect their landscapes, according to National Park Service officials.
Looking for an excuse to take a hike? Then head to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and help rangers identify the locations of ash trees in the park.
In a bid to gain control over off-road vehicles that environmental groups said were shredding up parts of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, park officials have have released a draft environmental impact statement that looks at ways to better protect the environment from ORVs.
A powerful thunderstorm that raked Canyonlands National Park did substantial damage to routes along the famed White Rim and has stranded some vehicles at the bottom of the Mineral Bottom switchbacks, park officials said Friday.
Do you know what event occurred 100 years ago that has been dubbed the "Big Blowup"? It resulted in major changes in the approach to both a natural phenomenon and man-made catastrophes that affect public lands and private property all over the world.
An outburst of community support -- worth $75,000 -- will allow Olympic National Park crews to try to keep the Hurricane Ridge Road open daily throughout the coming winter.
Cherokee Orchard Road, Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Under Construction
If you want to visit Rainbow Falls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the immediate future, be careful with your plans or you'll have to make a longer hike to do so.
It's not unusual for grizzly bear sows to give birth to two cubs, and on occasion three, but when was the last time you heard of a sow having quadruplets? Well, it happened in Yellowstone National Park this year.
Here's a nice benefit for being a Yosemite Conservancy supporter: You can get a sweet discount on the rates for staying in the High Sierra Camps in Yosemite National Park's backcountry.
A fire sparked by lightning in mid-July has grown to more than 1,800 acres in Kings Canyon National Park. And while it's not threatening visitors or property, the blaze is pumping out smoke across the Cedar Grove area, according to park officials.
Individuals who land part-time work leading elk-culling operations in Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be relatively well-paid for their time.
Call it a serenade to summer, but next Tuesday a free concert celebrating the "life and nature on Cape Cod" will be performed at the Province Lands Visitor Center in Provincetown.
Whether it was an easy spring, fewer wolves preying on them, or simply a good year, the bison herds in Yellowstone National Park have grown by about one-third since winter, according to park officials.
Two more bears have been lost in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem, one to an apparent car collision and another to undetermined causes, according to Yellowstone National Park officials.