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.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
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.
A 36-year-old Montana man caught in an avalanche in Glacier National Park in Montana died from his injuries before he could reach a hospital, park officials said Friday.
A major storm taking aim at Yosemite National Park is forecast to dump enough rain and snow to raise the Merced River through the park's iconic valley nearly 6 feet above flood stage by Sunday afternoon. Park officials announced that all roads leading into the Yosemite Valley would close at 5 p.m. Friday and remain closed through Sunday at least.
Travel in Great Smoky Mountains, Mammoth Cave, and Shenandoah national parks, and no doubt some others, was dicey Friday morning due to a winter storm that was coating roads with ice and snow.
The retreat of glaciers in Alaska, like Kennicott, can be explored in a story map produced by the National Park Service. The site features maps, measurements, and videos that show how glaciers across the state have changed since the middle of the 20th century.
Thanks to the hard work of the Georgia Conservancy, there's a new trail map to Cumberland Island National Seashore, complete with trail descriptions.
With visitation surging at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park for the winter and holidays, park officials recommend venturing to the lesser-known Kahuku Unit on weekends, with numerous guided hikes planned through March as enticement.
A cascade of molten lava plummeting into the Pacific Ocean is visible from a new viewing area at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, though to reach the viewpoint you'll need to commit to a more than 8-mile hike.
Just 15 minutes from Mobile, Alabama, the Greater Mobile-Tensaw River Area features biodiversity so rich that it has been called “America’s Amazon,” and a recent report aims to shine a light on this natural and cultural landmark in hopes of protecting it and its surrounding areas from development.
Highly endangered Florida panthers died at a record pace in 2016, with most of the deaths attributed to vehicle collisions in just two counties, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.
Heavy rainfall and snow in the forecast for Yosemite National Park could lead to substantial flooding of the valley floor in the coming days, leading park officials Wednesday to prepare for the possibility of closing the park.
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. With that in mind, here are a few titles you might consider in preparation of a visit to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.
At Golden Spike National Historic Site in northwestern Utah, the last few days of each year are time for the annual Steam Fest. It's a time when one of the site's two replica steam locomotives are fired up to thrill visitors who are tough enough to brave the cold.
Artists Drive, one of Death Valley National Park’s top attractions, will be closed through mid-March for repair work.
Jonathan Jarvis, the 18th director of the National Park Service, retired today. Who will be his successor? Harry Butowsky, a retired National Park Service historian, outlines some qualities needed in the agency's 19th director.
A large section of newly created land in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park collapsed into the ocean on New Year’s Eve, launching showers of volcanic rock into the air and creating a flurry of large waves that eroded away a portion of the older sea cliff and viewing area, leading to “a really close brush with death” for five visitors.