LUST is a serious problem in Yellowstone National Park. No, not THAT kind of LUST, but rather Leaking Underground Storage Tanks. And officials from the national park and the state of Wyoming have pledged to work together on cleaning up the problem.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Wolf Trap is a national park with an odd name and an unusual mission. But like other national parks, it has stories to tell, although it delivers them through the arts.
Where can you find the some of the best overlooks in the National Park System? Some are easy enough to drive to, while others require a little more exertion on your park. In either case, though, the payoff is well-worth it.
Search Under Way Friday Afternoon For Woman Who Jumped or Fell Into Little River in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
A search was under way Friday afternoon for a woman who either jumped or fell into the Little River in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The search was along the river from the Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area towards Townsend.
A two-week operation involving various law enforcement agencies has wiped out 71 marijuana growing operations in Kings Canyon National Park and led to the arrests of more than 80 individuals tied to Mexican drug cartels.
There's nothing earth-shatteringly new in National Geographic Magazine's latest article on the slumbering supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park. But that doesn't mean it's not a good read.
Katmai National Park and Preserve is a classic example of an Alaskan park—beautiful, remote and limited development. When high winds caused several accidents and stranded tourists, the staff came to the rescue in more ways than one.
A historic lighthouse had a role in one of three recent rescues at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin, and quick work by the park staff averted several potential tragedies.
Scientists: Climate Change Seems Responsible for A Loss of Large-Diameter Trees in Yosemite National Park
Climate change with its warmer and drier seasons appears to be responsible for a decline in large-diameter trees across much of Yosemite National Park, according to a recently released study.YOSE-Forecast Ecology-Climate Change.pdf
A Colorado woman has apparently drowned on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument after being thrown from her raft while going through a rapid.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore authorities are trying to determine who removed fencing that had been set up to protect a sea turtle's nest not far from Rodanthe. Rangers say it doesn't appear as if the nest was disturbed. Not only did they again fence the site, but they expanded the area protected as required under a court-ordered consent decree pertaining to beach access.
A rock slide along the popular Lassen Peak Trail at Lassen Volcanic National Park has killed a 9-year-old boy and injured his 13-year-old sister.
A wildfire has forced Zion National Park officials to block public access to the Kolob Canyons area of the park. The so-called Cliff Fire was touched off by a lightning strike Tuesday night.
Hope For Clear Skies August 5 When Cape Hatteras National Seashore Offers Full Moon Tours of its Lighthouse
If you're going to be at or near Cape Hatteras National Seashore on August 5, there's an unusual interpretive program you might want to take part in.
Designs for a new visitor center as well as an "exhibit hall" that would both protect and display a cliffside studded with fossils have been released by Dinosaur National Monument officials, who now must find companies that can build the two facilities.
Tour Company Wants to Offer Helicopter Overflights of Crater Lake National Park, But Likely Won't See A Decision Soon
An aviation company that offers helicopter tours of central Oregon wants to add Crater Lake National Park to its flight plans, but opposition to the proposal is mounting.
National Park Philatelists Rejoice: You Can Add A Stamp Honoring Dry Tortugas National Park to Your Collection!
While there was ample advance notice of U.S. postage stamps honoring Zion and Grand Teton national parks earlier this year, a stamp in honor of Dry Tortugas National Park slipped right by Traveler's notice.
Peregrine falcons at Acadia National Park have successfully raised six fledglings this spring, and now that the young birds have begun flying from the nest, a park trail that was closed to protect the nest and chicks has reopened.
Two weeks ago we suggested a new tradition, that of thanking national park rangers for their service every July 29. Well, today's the 29th, so thank a ranger if you see one today.
Well, after all the uproar over Greenpeace's recent visit to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, does anyone want to hear about thundering convoys of motorcyclists descending on the park?