Popular ranger-guided tours to the Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado will begin for 2016 starting April 10, with three tours available by Memorial Day weekend.
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Their show is months away, but you can try to reserve your spot for viewing synchronous fireflies at Great Smoky Mountains National Park by entering the lottery for tickets to their performance.
What does a birder do when the wait for the peak of spring migration is just taking too darned long? One option is to head south. Early April is a great time to visit the parks of the southeast for a little bit of the warbler action that won’t get to the north until May. Florida is certainly one option, but for a little more seclusion with plenty of songbirds, Congaree National Park in South Carolina is the place to be.
On day 75 of a planned 65-day solo trek near the roof of Denali National Park, Masatoshi Kuriaki had had enough. With the press of a button on his personal locator beacon, the Japanese mountaineer summoned help from the park's climbing rangers.
Court Rules Fish And Wildlife Service Erred By Finding Wolverines Didn't Need Endangered Species Act Protection
A federal judge has determined the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service erred by not fully considering climate-change impacts and genetic isolation when it decided wolverines did not need Endangered Species Act protection.
For visitors and workers at the Clarno Unit of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, the closest thing to a ranger station is a 76-square-foot structure that also serves as a water treatment facility. The Oregon park hopes to change that with a proposal to construct a new building with an attached garage and fenced yard.
Horseback riding during and after historic rainfall over the past few months has left trails at Ninety Six National Historic Site underwater and in unstable condition, leading to temporary closures and spurring the development of a trail use management plan.
The U.S. Postal Service will begin celebrating the National Park Service’s Aug. 25 centennial just in time for summer vacation letter writing by issuing a pane of stunning Forever stamps depicting 16 examples of our national treasures on June 2.
You can find them at Cape Cod National Seashore, Fire Island National Seashore, Assateague Island National Seashore, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Cape Lookout National Seashore, and Cumberland Island National Seashore. But what exactly is a maritime forest and how to they survive in these salty environments?
You can add Sequoia National Park in California and Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota to the slowly growing number of parks now selling entrance passes online.
How effective an unmanned drone can be in helping firefighters on wildland blazes will be tested at Homestead National Monument of America during a prescribed burn there.
UPDATED: National Park Service Director Urged By Congressional Representatives To Survey Workforce For Sexual Harassment
Nearly two dozen members of Congress have signed a bipartisan letter to National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis asking that his staff conduct a system-wide survey to see whether sexual harassment is an ongoing problem in the agency.
At Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, the Teton Park Road, between the Taggart Lake Parking Area and Signal Mountain Lodge, has been plowed and is open to non-motorized recreational uses such as walking, biking, and rollerblading
With a wetland meadow literally eroding away in Sequoia National Park, the National Park Service is asking whether wilderness restrictions should be bypassed in order to restore natural qualities to the ecosystem.
Bicyclists willing to brave the unpredictable elements of spring in Yellowstone National Park are now able to travel 49 miles of park roads from the West Entrance at West Yellowstone, Montana, to Mammoth Hot Springs.
A unique and well-preserved slice of Western history can be found on the west side of Death Valley National Park below Wildrose Peak. While most park visitors come to see Furnace Creek and Badwater, a sidetrip to see the row of 10 charcoal kilns is time well spent.
Several years in the drafting, the National Park Service has released for public review and comment revisions to its guidelines for entering into philanthropic partnerships and accepting donations.
Iconic images from the National Park Service’s first century are captured forever in three limited-edition coins from the U.S. Mint, and proceeds raised from selling the coins will help shape the next 100 years through projects and programs.
Hundreds of rangers representing dozens of countries will focus on “Connecting Parks, Rangers, and Communities” at the eighth World Ranger Congress from May 21-26 at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park.
While the U.S. is celebrating a century of the National Park Service this year, Canada has an anniversary of its own coming up, and its parks and visitors are set to benefit during the country’s 150th anniversary in 2017.