A search continued Saturday along the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park for a 21-year-old concession worker who was washed downstream while swimming with friends near the river's confluence with Hellroaring Creek.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park has granted a 10-year contract to National and State Park Concessions Riding Stables, Inc. to operate the horse riding stables in Cades Cove. The current contract for these services is already held by NSPC, but is set to expire at year's end.
Gusting winds are challenging more than 300 firefighters as they try to get a hand on a wildfire in Glacier National Park that has closed roughly half of the Going-to-the-Sun Road and forced evacuations of a lodge and campground on the eastern side of the park.
Today's National Park Service lacks business savvy, from trying to micro-manage businesses in the parks to being slow to respond to visitor desires and services, a Congressional subcommittee was told by business leaders whose companies operate in the National Park System.
A section of the Grand Loop Road in Yellowstone National Park will be closed at night beginning Monday. The 5.4-mile closure is part of a multi-year road improvement project on the 16-mile stretch of road between Norris Geyser Basin and the Golden Gate area in Swan Lake Flats just south of Mammoth Hot Springs. This year marks the final phase of the project
Will the National Park Service soon be pushing for more wilderness designations? That's difficult to say, in large part because only Congress can designate wilderness. Still, there's an effort under way by the Park Servie to take a look at wilderness possibilities across the park system.
Light rain showers failed to slow the progress of a wildfire in Glacier National Park that has consumed a visitor's vehicle and an historic backcountry patrol cabin and shut down roughly half of the Going-to-the-Sun Road as it expanded to roughly 4,000 acres.
Wondering where the best lodges in the National Park System are? Or the worst? Got a question about hiking in the national parks, or photography, or family fun?
While there are a handful of cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park that you can tour, there are more than 600 dwellings in all in the park. Here's a tip on how to visit some of those off the beaten path.
A fifth person has been gored by a bison this summer at Yellowstone National Park while posing for a picture.
Firefighters at Glacier National Park trying to knock down a 2,000-acre wildfire that has closed roughly half of the popular Going-to-the-Sun Road faced the prospect Wednesday of high winds, low humidity, and warm temperatures that could lead to "explosive fire growth."
How can concessions agreements with the National Park Service be improved? What sort of innovations should the Park Service consider for the next 100 years? Those topics will be dissected by two House of Representatives subcommittees this week.
Asphalt does not stand in the way of thermal features at Yellowstone National Park. That's evident at Upper Terrace Drive, where the appearance of a thermal feature has led crews to use Jersey barriers to keep traffic and pedestrians from impacting it.
It's been said that in many national parks, visitors don't trek far from the parking lots. Which is a shame, as there's so much to see and experience in the backcountry. How far do you typically roam into the backcountry during your national park vacation?
Update: Wildfire Shuts Down Half Of Glacier National Park's Going-To-The-Sun Road, Forces Evacuations
A wildfire east of Logan Pass in Glacier National Park quickly spread to roughly 1,000 acres Tuesday evening, forcing park officials to close the Going-to-the-Sun Road from the pass east to the park entrance at St. Mary and to evacuate guests from the Rising Sun Motor Inn and the Rising Sun Campground.
Short on time or don't feel like hiking too far along the trails of Glacier National Park? Happy with photographing the views from the multitude of pullouts and designated overviews within this park? Photographer Rebecca Latson provides an "armchair guide" with hints on getting awesome shots at these spots
This coming Sunday at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area you can retrace the footsteps a U.S. Supreme Court justice made in the relatively early days of the environmental movement.
As directed by Congress, Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials are looking at changes to how they manage off-road vehicles on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. And in the coming weeks the public will have a chance to bring its thoughts to the table as to how the management plan might be tweaked.
If you've ever visited Canyonlands and Arches national parks in southeastern Utah during the busy season, you know that finding a parking spot near the key geologic attractions can be difficult at times. So how would you solve the congestion problems?
Agate Fossil Beds, established in 1965 as a national monument, will celebrate it 50th birthday on Saturday, July 25. Various activities are planned throughout the day during which guests will be treated to a birthday cake.