More wilderness, more protection of Florida Bay's shallow waters, and a new paddling trail all are provided for in a general management plan approved for Everglades National Park.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Interior Department Opposes Visitor Fee Legislation As Drafted, Communities Want Cut Of Fee Revenues
A legislative attempt to revise the Federal Land Management Recreation Enhancement Act contains flaws that make the proposal untenable, according to Interior Department officials.
Though you'll need a raft, canoe, or kayak to reach this trail, the hike up Water Canyon to the Doll House in Canyonlands National Park and back down to Spanish Bottom and the Green River is time well spent.
You have just one more weekend to drive to Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park before park crews close the roads to wheeled traffic in advance of winter.
It's breeding and nesting season at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park for nēnē, and park visitors are urged to drive with caution and to give the endangered Hawaiian goose space.
As crowds continue to descend on Zion National Park in southwestern Utah, park officials have decided to resume daily shuttle operations to alleviate parking problems.
It's only one acre, but thanks to Hurricane Sandy's fury back in 2012, that one acre is now part of the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness at Fire Island National Seashore in New York.
Concerns about the stability of the rock alcove under which Spruce Tree House is located in Mesa Verde National Park have led to a temporary closure of the cliff dwelling to visitors.
Olympic Hot Springs in Olympic National Park has been temporarily closed to the public following the discovery of a dead man in the pool.
Death Valley National Park often is regaled as the "hottest, driest, lowest" place in the hemisphere, but recent rain storms washed away portions of roads, damaged historic Scotty's Castle, and piled debris up 15 feet in places.
Thinking about visiting Big Bend National Park, Texas, to capture some great photographs? Contributing photographer Rebecca Latson continues her armchair photography guide series with Part 1 of a photo tour through this vast, remote national park.
A much anticipated hearing before the House Natural Resource Committee arrives Wednesday, and the outcome could be higher fees for national park visitors.flrea_modernization_discussion_draft.pdf
Great weather and wonderful scenery combined to produce a record visitation to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in September, and the park seems on its way to a record turnout for the year.
The opening weekend of the "elk reduction program" at Grand Teton National Park resulted in a bull elk illegally being killed near the Schwabacher Road. Park rangers were able to detain a Wyoming man and issue four citations in connection with the incident.
Whether you drive to Muir Woods National Monument in California, or take the shuttle, you soon might need a reservation to visit the site that honors John Muir.
Long-running efforts to improve public access to Channel Islands National Park, restore native species, and remove non-native species have not only improved the park off the California coast, but led to the superintendent and chief of natural resources management being honored for their work in those efforts.
A poor year for their traditional foods have black bears in Great Smoky Mountains National Park roaming far and wide, leading park officials to remind visitors to keep their distance from bears and to urge folks in communities surrounding the park to keep their garbage, pet food, and bird seed out of the reach of bears.
Coyotes are opportunists, and in Los Angeles some of them apparently see a lot of opportunity. Since late-September, National Park Service researchers have been watching a young female coyote as she makes short forays into the urban core of the city of angels.
National Park Service Moves To Restrict Certain Sport Hunting Practices In National Preserves In Alaska
National Park Service officials are moving to better protect wildlife in national preserves in Alaska by adopting certain rules that restrict how and where wildlife can be hunted in the preserves, which encompass about 20 million acres in the state.