Saved by a heated restroom. That was the situation for three visitors to Crater Lake National Park who were stranded at Rim Village by heavy snows.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney has introduced legislation to permanently remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List in both Wyoming and the Great Lakes region, saying the states can do a better job of managing the predator than the federal government.
Operations to cull feral hogs in Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri will require temporary restrictions on the Lower Current District of the park next week.
Congresswoman Calls For Investigation Into Handling Of Dog Regulations At Golden Gate National Recreation Area
A congresswoman from California has called on the Interior Department's Office of Inspector General to look into "improper and potentially illegal" actions by National Park Service employees involved in development of a dog management plan at Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
A giant sequoia, one that you could drive through, was toppled this week by the potent winter storm that swept through California, but it was not a tree within a national park.
A long-promised study of workplace harassment has gotten under way across the National Park System with an optional survey asking employees "to assess the prevalence of sexual harassment and other forms of harassment and retaliation in our workforce..."
In a move celebrated by groups ranging from the Blackfoot Natino and Montana Hunters and Anglers to the National Parks Conservation Association and U.S. Sen. Jon Testor, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has canceled the final two oil and gas leases in the Badger-Two Medicine area within the Lewis and Clark National Forest in northwest Montana. The two lease cancellations address outstanding concerns about the potential for oil and gas development in this culturally and ecologically important area.
There's nothing like a good book or two to help you prepare for a national park visit, whether you're looking for some historical background, a trail or two to hike, or interested in the natural resources or local culture. With that in mind, here are a few titles you might consider in preparation of a visit to Olympic National Park in Washington state.
The National Park Service is putting on hold the signing of the Record of Decision and the publication of the Final Rule for Dog Management at Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
The new year is a time to reflect on events and photos from the previous year. How did you fare photographically for 2016? Do you have any particular favorite images? Why are they your favorites? After reviewing 2016, photographer Rebecca Latson presents her favorite images captured during that year with an explanation of why she likes each one, including camera settings, accessories used, and reasons for photographing the image.
A special program at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado later this month will examine how Ancestral Puebloans endured winter on the plateau.
At a ceremony Tuesday morning, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell signed a memorandum formally establishing the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, New York as the 414th unit of the National Park System.
In the end, the forecast was wrong. While the Merced River did rise above flood stage as it rolled through the Yosemite Valley, predictions of a crest more than 8 feet above flood stage never materialized, leaving Yosemite National Park's main destination drenched but seemingly little worse for the storm.
A mix of lethal and non-lethal approaches to remove feral animals from more than 2,000 acres in Haleakalā National Park in Hawaii has been approved by the National Park Service.
Campsites in many national parks are becoming harder and harder to snag as visitation to the parks increases, and some of the hardest sites to land have been in the Squaw Flat Campground of Canyonlands National Park due to its remote location and first-come, first-served policy. That is changing.
Voyageurs National Park will host a snowshoe lacing workshop at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center on Saturday, January 28, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Canyonlands National Park in Utah is renowned for its rugged backcountry and wild rivers. As the following video from National Parks Traveler's Cataract Canyon float trip last fall shows, it's also great for nightly star shows.
An ambitious, four-year approach to improving the health of Everglades National Park, one that requires an influx of clean, fresh water, has been outlined to the participants of the annual Everglades Coalition conference.
Rock slides and flooding forced closure of the Generals Highway in Sequoia National Park on Saturday, and with the worst of a winter storm yet to come there was no estimate of when the popular road would reopen.
Non-essential personnel in the Yosemite Valley of Yosemite National Park were ordered to leave the valley by 4 p.m. Saturday ahead of a potent winter storm that was predicted to push the Merced River high above flood stage.