The Grand Teton National Park Foundation and the National Park Foundation have reached the halfway mark in their campaign to protect one square mile of land in Grand Teton National Park from potential development.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
On Saturday, September 3, from 8 p.m.-10 p.m., Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site will host its seventh annual Star Party in partnership with the Springfield Telescope Makers of the Stellafane Observatory in Springfield,Vermont. The event will be held at Saint-Gaudens NHS in Cornish, New Hampshire, and is free and open to the public.
The Planetary Society wants citizens everywhere to know the cosmos and our place within it. As you know, this year is the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. For 100 years the Park Service has been preserving our natural wonders so that we can go to the parks... and wonder! This wonder is what drives so much of science.
The chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee has asked Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell to provide his committee with a briefing on "the scope of mismanagement and conservation of national and cultural resources" at the National Park Service.
With a potent storm in the forecast, officials at Cape Lookout National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks are planning to shut down some operations on Friday and possibly Saturday.
With "critically low" relative humidity levels, erratic winds and dry thunderstorms in the forecast, fire bosses in Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday were warning visitors to expect a "very active fire day" with traffic delays likely on the west side of the park as firefighters battle the flames.
For the second time this summer a visitor to Death Valley National Park has succumbed to the high heat of the park. Officials say the woman's body was found about five miles from her vehicle in the southern portion of the park.
The latest video in the “Outside Science (inside parks)” series follows high school students underground at Buffalo National River in northwest Arkansas as they take a weeklong course to learn about cave ecology and geology with Project C.A.V.E.S. (Creative Adventures and Valuable Experiences Through Spelunking).
Applications will be accepted starting Thursday for those interested in obtaining a permit for a non-commercially guided snowmobile trip into Yellowstone National Park during the 2016-2017 winter season. A permit is required for all non-commercially guided snowmobile groups to enter the park.
With two hurricanes approaching the Hawaiian Islands, officials at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park are closing areas of the park until the storms pass.
Hard work by firefighters battling the Berry Fire in Grand Teton National Park allowed officials on Tuesday to reopen the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, a week after the wildfire forced its closure.
A renewed effort has been launched within the Navajo Nation to have a tramway built from the rim of the Grand Canyon down to the bottom at the confluence of the Little Colorado and Colorado rivers.
Repairs to the elevator at the Washington Monument are taking longer than expected, with officials not expecting it to be up and running before mid-September. Down the road, a nine-month closure of the iconic Washington, D.C., destination is expected to allow for modernization of the elevator.
Here at the Traveler we recently did a little reorganization to make it easier to find some resource materials.
During a 32-year-period early in the 20th century roughly one-third of Yosemite National Park was released so it could be opened to natural resource extraction, according to an analysis published in Ecology and Society.
Wildfires in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks continued Monday to complicate visitors' lives, as the South Entrance to Yellowstone remained closed to traffic and smoke was creating health and driving hazards.
Dry Tortugas, Everglades National Parks Returning To Normal, Cape Hatteras National Seashore Prepping For Storm
While Dry Tortugas and Everglades national parks in Florida are returning to normal after bracing for a tropical weather system, at Cape Hatteras National Seashore up the Atlantic Coast in North Carolina officials were preparing for an approaching tropical storm.
Laughing children, teens streaming out of the cafeteria, and elk grazing peacefully on the lawn greeted me as I made my way to check in to the YMCA of the Rockies, a venerable and sprawling retreat cupped in a mountainous bowl sidled up against Rocky Mountain National Park.
Grand Teton National Park Foundation has not only completed, but exceeded, its $14 million Inspiring Journeys fundraising campaign to renew Grand Teton National Park’s most iconic destination in honor of the National Park Service centennial.
Wrecked In Yellowstone: Greed, Obsession, And The Untold Story Of Yellowstone's Most Infamous Shipwreck
A few years back, Editor Kurt Repanshek and I had an opportunity to tag along on a research boat headed across Yellowstone Lake. I remember it vividly, because on the way back an afternoon mountain storm whipped up some foamy whitecaps and our boat started to look pretty small for such a big lake (it covers 136 square miles, at an altitude of 7,700 feet).