Areas in Everglades National Park that are managed to maximize nesting success and minimize disturbance to nesting wading birds have been reopened to public access, including the west side of Palm Key, Frank Key Channel and Carl Ross Key. Wildlife biologists have determined that herons, egrets and Roseate Spoonbills have finished nesting in these areas for the season.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
A brushfire that swept across almost 4,700 acres at Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site in Hawai'i didn't damage the temple, but it will be another day or two before the park is reopened.
A sow grizzly and a cub were being held Monday at Yellowstone National Park while tests and an autopsy were being performed on the body of a Montana man killed while hiking through the park.
How were early 19th century bricks made? That's the question the National Park Service hopes to answer as it works to restore the Arlington House.
While California's struggles with drought are national news, other states are having troubles, too. At Olympic National Park in Washington, the drought has led to officials announcing an emergency closure of recreational fishing on most rivers and streams within the park beginning today.
The accidental breaching of a dam at a long-closed gold mine in Colorado could adversely impact Lake Powell at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah this week.
Night-sky viewing will be among the main attractions at Dinosaur National Monument in Utah and Colorado in the coming days, while later in the month the park staff will be celebrating the date in 1909 when the monument's incredible fossil-studded cliff was discovered.
Four sites around the country recently were designated as National Historic Landmarks, a designation that recognizes the sites as places that possess exceptional value and quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States.
A grizzly bear, possibly a sow with cubs, attacked and partially consumed a hiker whose body was found near a trail in the vicinity of Lake Village in Yellowstone National Park, park officials said Saturday.
A Montana man who failed to return from a hike at Yellowstone National Park has turned up dead on a trail near Lake Village.
While the Reynolds Creek wildfire might have slowed visitation to Glacier National Park in recent weeks, the park has seen a double-digit increase in visitors compared to year-ago figures.
The falcon nesting season is officially over at Acadia National Park. Superintendent Sheridan Steele says that the Precipice, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliffs trails in the park have all reopened to hikers.
There are star shows, and there are star shows, and one of the summer's best is the annual Perseid meteor showers. Next Wednesday, you can enjoy the show from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.
While there are about 600 cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado, Cliff Palace is the most stunning and significant one of all.
It's not often that I'm stopped in my tracks by a product. After a quick loop through our local REI in Salt Lake City a while back, I headed over to International Mountain Equipment just a few doors away. This small shop is the real deal for climbers and outdoors people. It's the type of store that sells things you'll use for decades until they wear out. So, as I looked over some climbing nuts and harnesses I spotted a book on the glass counter: the 3D Atlas of Zion National Park in Utah. Sounded interesting.
A much-needed investment of more than $100 million will improve roads and sewers as well as a popular day-use area at Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada.
A scathing, 15-page "Serious Mismanagement Report" that examined how National Park Service staff at Effigy Mounds National Monument came to desecrate the site doesn't officially exist, according to Park Service officials.
While the Paradise Fire at Olympic National Park in Washington has been growing slowly and not been a great concern, recent growth has prompted the need for additional trail closures in the park.
After nine days of looking for a swimmer who disappeared in the Yellowstone River, the search has been scaled back to occasional searches, Yellowstone National Park officials announced Tuesday.
A multi-agency collaboration is searching the Caribbean waters for wrecks of ships that were bringing slaves to the New World more than 300 years ago, with at least two wrecks discovered and the possibility of another five in the waters near Buck Island Reef National Monument and the Christiansted National Historic Site in the U.S. Virgin Islands.