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.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
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.
Speaking Of Bears, The Bear Crisis And A Tale Of Rewilding From Yosemite, Sequoia And Other National Parks
Even before the establishment of the National Park Service in 1916, wildlife issues involving predators swirled about the national parks. Grizzly bears and wolves were apex predators that preyed on deer, elk, moose, and bison. As such, they were viewed as evil, rapacious carnivores that should be exterminated.
Too many retirements and not enough new hires are behind the drop in law enforcement rangers for the National Park Service.
A rugged landscape, ample fuels, and poor firefighting weather conditions are making it tough for crews to make much headway on the Reynolds Creek Fire in Glacier National Park, which continues to keep the Going-to-the-Sun Road closed from the St. Mary Campground on the park's eastern boundary to Logan Pass.
Nightmarish parking conditions might dissuade all but the most resolute from visiting Muir Woods National Monument, but it’s absolutely worth the hassle. Once you leave your rig behind you will disappear into the coolness of the tall trees. Meld with the moss; it’s a great way to spend a fall day. As for parking, help is on the way.
Come September 1, you'll need to snag a permit if you want to take your rig, or pedal your bike, for a day on the White Rim or Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park.
Biscayne National Park Superintendent Brian Carlstrom submitted the following letter in response to Traveler's story on Florida Congressional Offices Want To Block Biscayne National Park's Fisheries Plan.
They may not be surfers, or even wave jumpers, but the horses at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and Virginia do like a good dip or two in the surf when things really get hot, as this short video shows.
Firefighters battling the Reynolds Creek Fire at Glacier National Park were confronting high winds and low humidity Saturday.
If you're planning to visit Olympic National Park on August 2, don't plan to head up to Hurricane Ridge in your vehicle before noon. That's because the "Ride the Hurricane" group bike ride has led to the road's closure to vehicular traffic from 6 a.m. to noon.
An early morning structure fire at Grand Teton National Park on Friday has left one person dead while dozens were treated or evaluated for smoke inhalation or other injuries.
More and more moonlight tours are showing up around the National Park System. One of the upcoming tours is at Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Wyoming, where a moonlight tour is scheduled for August 8.
Hundreds of black bears make their home in Yosemite National Park, and seeing a wild bear is often the highlight of a trip to the park. Bears often remind us of ourselves, and the complex relationship between bears and humans has changed over time as we strive to keep bears wild.
With firefighters gaining the upper hand on a wildfire in Glacier National Park, investigators were looking into the possibility that the fire was caused by backcountry travelers.
Predicting the behavior of glaciers is tricky business, but with a recent record for glacier lake outburst floods affecting Bear Glacier Lagoon in Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska, park officials are urging visitors to be cautious when exploring this area in the coming weeks.