More than 150 trail miles have been added to the National Trails System, just in time for National Trails Day this Saturday.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
U.S. Forest Service planners have heard from more than 200,000 people opposed to a plan to allow a development to surface on land just south of Grand Canyon National Park.
A nice series of programs will be offered at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area this summer as part of the NRA's 50th Anniversary celebration.
Finally, after being closed for several years for restoration work, the Theodore Roosevelt House at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in New York will reopen on July 12.
Schedules Posted For This Summer's Evening Lighthouse Climbs At Cape Hatteras, Cape Lookout National Seashores
With the summer season getting into full swing at Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout national seashores, the parks have released their schedules for planned nighttime climbs of lighthouses in their parks.
With the spring monsoonal moisture forecast to ebb, consider a visit to Grand Canyon National Park in mid-June for the park's 25th annual star party. The event on both the North and South rims of the park will run from June 13-20.
A search was underway Wednesday on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park for a missing river guide.
A Glacier National Park black bear that attacked and ate a dog has been captured and put down by park rangers.
Some 30 years ago, paleontologist Bryan Small discovered remains of a dinosaur new to science at Petrified Forest National Park. Chindesaurus bryansmalli was a small carnivore, billed at the time as the oldest dinosaur ever found on the planet.
Take a quick glance at a map of the Outer Banks and you’ll notice how Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Cape Lookout National Seashore are very close neighbors.
The National Park Service will offer ranger-guided hikes on Mount Baldy this summer at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The hikes will use a trail on the western edge of the dune that has been determined to be safe from holes.
A bison whose space was invaded by Yellowstone National Park visitors Tuesday bolted up and gored an Australian man, tossing him "into the air several times."
It’s a warm summer day and I’m enjoying excellent views of pelicans, gulls, terns, and other waterbirds. Which national park am I in?
Recent storms have quite literally left Big Thicket National Preserve in Texas soaked, and forced the temporary closure of many trails, both on land and in water.
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire will offer visitors an opportunity this summer to participate in historically inspired recreational activities at the park.
After repeated problems with hikers failing to heed warnings about dangerous summer heat, officials at Lake Mead National Recreation Area are closing two trails until early September. A temporary emergency closure will go into effect on May 29 for the Goldstrike Canyon and Arizona Hot Spring Trails in an effort to prevent additional injuries and fatalities.
It's been called the most biodiverse protected area in the world, and an expedition launching this week into Bolivia's Madidi National Park should help put some parameters on that statement.
Why is Grand Teton National Park staff investing so much time, energy, and money on a management plan for the Moose-Wilson Road corridor? In large part because the road is a wildlife-human intersection, one that presents a management dilemma as park staff try to protect both wildlife and humans.
Perhaps in a nod to Rocky Mountain National Park's centennial celebration this year, park officials are raising entrance fees, but not until October first, with higher camping fees arriving in 2016.
If you're going to poach wildlife in a unit of the National Park System, don't leave a tree stand in place where someone might spot it.