The Tidal Reservoir Inlet Bridge in Washington, D.C., will be closed to vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists from Friday at 6:30 p.m. until Monday at 5:30 a.m. to allow for the replacement of the bridge’s concrete deck.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
As far away from society as you might seem while floating on the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, or hiking along its shorelines, heavy metals are polluting the river in concentrations that could pose a health risk.
A wildfire burning near Newhalem, Washington, in the North Cascades National Park Complex has prompted park officials to close the Upper and Lower Goodell group camps and Newhalem Creek Campground due to the close proximity of the Goodell Fire.
As iconic and beautiful as the Snake River is as it flows through Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, it also can be deadly. As a result, park rangers are cautioning boaters to choose segments of river that are appropriate for their experience and ability level.
There have been shark attacks and bear attacks in the national parks this summer. Which is more likely to keep you in your car?
Ok, travelers, another topic to kick around at the water cooler: Would you pitch your tent beneath a black oak in a campground at Yosemite National Park?
If you've been to Glacier National Park, and spent time in the Logan Pass area, you just might have had an impact on the mountain goats that hang out there, and not necessarily a good one.
Batman and Robin probably won't show up, but if you're interested in those denizens of the night that flit about in the darkness, head to Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky later this month to attend the park's 5th annual Bat Night celebration.
Photography In The National Parks: Your Armchair Guide To Glacier National Park – Part 2: Syeh Bend To The Saint Mary Entrance
Following upon the heels of her Part 1 article, photographer Rebecca Latson continues her photographic tour of Glacier National Park, with tips on how to get the best from your camera at the view areas along Going-To-The-Sun Road from Logan Pass to the Saint Mary Entrance of the park.
A federal district judge erred when he allowed the National Park Service to place recreation over preservation in its management plan for the Addition Lands at Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida, according to a coalition of retired National Park Service employees.
This new title provides yeoman's work if you're looking for a day hike in the Shenandoah Valley, including within Shenandoah National Park. But it falls short in some aspects.
Firefighting efforts will require a temporary closure of the north entrance to Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, as well as a section of the Pacific Crest Trail, this Sunday evening.
It's going to cost you a bit more to visit Arches and Canyonlands national parks in Utah beginning in October, when higher entrance, campground, and interpretive fees kick in.
Wright Brothers National Memorial is the place to be on Wednesday, August 19, as the First Flight Society and the National Park Service commemorate National Aviation Day with flight-related activities throughout the day.
A fire started by lightning strikes near Goat Haunt on the northern boundary of Glacier National Park was being battled by both National Park Service and Parks Canada crews.
Plague recently has been found in two campgrounds at Yosemite National Park, including one where a child who contracted the potentially deadly disease had camped.
Two grizzly cubs that were orphaned when their mother was killed for attacking and partially consuming a hiker in Yellowstone National Park will be sent to the Toledo Zoo in Ohio.
The dynamism of glaciers came to life at Mount Rainier National Park when a half-acre portion of the South Tahoma Glacier broke off and spawned a glacial outburst that flooded Tahoma Creek.
Two minors were killed Friday morning when a limb from an oak tree fell on their tent in Yosemite National Park.
With time running out on the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund that sends billions of dollars out into the states to support recreation, efforts are ramping up to garner public pressure to ensure Congress renews the program.