If you're in Grand Teton National Park later this month, keep your eyes open for signs warning about grizzly bear trapping operations.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Careless campers at Rocky Mountain National Park have left smoldering campfires behind, though fortunately rangers were able to douse them before they blew up into major wildfires. But one day they might not be able to respond so quickly.
A Champagne-doused celebration of an ultra-marathoner's record run up the Appalachian National Scenic Trail that finished atop Mount Katahdin in Baxter State Park in Maine didn't set well with Jensen Bissell, the state park's director. He has suggested moving the trail out of the park, in part because of growing crowds of hikers and their celebrations.
An Obama administration legislative proposal to bolster the National Park Service in its centennial year calls on Congress to better fund the agency and also seeks higher camping and lodging fees, as well as a significant increase in the cost of a lifetime senior pass, to raise revenues that could only be spent in the National Park System if matched on a "1-to-1 basis by nonfederal donations..."
More hiking, additional parking, and a new ramp down to the beach are opening this week at Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Photography In The National Parks: Your Armchair Guide To Glacier National Park – Part 3: Many Glacier
If you've followed along with parts 1 and 2 of photographer Rebecca Latson's "armchair photo guide for Glacier National Park," you should be all set for Part 3, which takes the visitor to a number of scenic photo stops within the Many Glacier area of the park.
Spend any time deep in the heart of Canyonlands National Park in southeastern Utah and you'll know the park has some of the darkest night skies you've seen. Now the International Dark-Sky Association has made that fact official by recognizing the park for its dark night skies.
It was 50 years ago that Congress was convinced that it would be unwise to dam the longest river in the Eastern United States. Instead, it agreed to create the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
When Kurt Repanshek launched National Parks Traveler 10 years ago, the idea was simply to broaden his platform as an environmental writer and develop story ideas for print markets. But reader interest in the parks soon convinced him to focus entirely on “the Traveler.”
Acadia National Park this week is getting a third campground with the dedication and opening of the Schoodic Woods Campground on the Schoodic Peninsula. The 94-site campground is located on land once eyed for a sprawling resort, complete with hotel, golf course, sports center, and luxury villas.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Sunday directed that Mount McKinley be officially renamed "Denali," the traditional Koyukon Athabascan name of the peak embraced by Denali National Park and Preserve.
The sounds of chainsaws tearing through trees resounded across Olympic National Park on Sunday as crews worked to clear numerous downed trees so they could reopen park entrance roads and campgrounds, make damage assessments, and begin repairs in the wake of a powerful wind storm.
High, swift waters claimed a backcountry traveler in Denali National Park and Preserve when she tried to ford a stream.
Starting on the fringe of the Great Plains and climbing through the incomparable mountain scenery of Banff and Jasper national parks, this magnificent drive—one of Canada's best - combines exhilarating vistas of forest, crag, river, and glacier. And autumn colors, crisp, cool days and fewer visitors make this an ideal fall journey.
Some beach goers who flaunt the leash laws at Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks are heading home with fines of $125 or more.
After 13 years of meetings, discussion, and debate, Everglades National Park officials have released a General Management Plan to guide the park for the next 20 years. However, whether the park will receive the funding necessary to fully implement the plan is another matter.
Gusting winds, some surpassing 70 mph, downed trees across Olympic National Park on Saturday and forced the closure of all entry roads into the park.
Bombs used to trigger avalanches above Sylvan Pass in Yellowstone National Park typically explode as planned, but on Friday one that failed to detonate last winter led to the temporary closure of the road that runs over the pass.
A tropical storm bearing down on Florida is prompting the closure of Everglades, Dry Tortugas, and Biscayne national parks until at least noon on Tuesday.