The latest news from around the National Park System.
Fire danger in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska and the Iliamna Lake region is very high and approaching extreme as prolonged hot, dry and windy weather has dried park vegetation. These conditions mean that given an ignition source, new fires may readily start and spread quickly.
A series of family oriented programs are coming to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with a goal of getting families outdoors and hiking.
After reviewing the need for wildlife boundaries around nesting shorebirds and sea turtles, the staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore has decided that the boundaries can be reduced in size a bit.
You’re wandering around on a spring day in Shenandoah National Park and you see a bird fluttering around at Big Meadows. You snap a photograph and the bird disappears. Your field guide isn’t helping much. There are just too many birds that look alike. Now, what do you do?
By now you've no doubt noticed the new look of the Traveler. And you've likely also noticed some glitches.
Summer means longer days, and more events, at Valley Forge National Historical Park in Pennsylvania.
A group of five hikers was injured at Badlands National Park in South Dakota when a butte they were standing on for a photograph gave way, dropping them six feet.
More than 10,000 watery acres of Biscayne National Park is being designated a "no fishing area" in a bid to improve the overall health of fisheries and coral reef systems in the park.
Plague has from time to time been detected at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. With that in mind, monthly testing for plague is underway at the South Rim and will continue through September.
Heading to Sitka National Historical Park this week? There are some great guided programs daily that will provide interpretation into the park’s natural and cultural resources.
For five glorious mid-June days, a group of 25 national park travelers, and six Holiday River Expeditions crew, floated down the Yampa River as it coursed through the stunning landscape of Dinosaur National Monument.
Going through this photo-rich book, one can't help but envy the travels Richard and Amy Lynn took to collect the images of more than 100 wildlife species, many captured in their national park habitats.
For the 15th year, star gazers will be gathering at Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah this coming June 17-20 to enjoy the park's astronomy festival.
A body spotted near the summit of Mount Rainier on Saturday appeared to match that of a missing climber.
The National Park Service has issued a major concession contract for the operation of three locations within Sequoia National Park in California. The NPS prospectus includes concessions at Lodgepole Village, Wuksachi Village, and Bearpaw High Sierra Camp.
A 3-year-old black bear that figured out vehicles might contain food was put down at Grand Teton National Park after rooting through a car before ransacking a housekeeping cart and making off with a purse.
Mount Rainier National Park rangers were struggling Friday against winds predicted to reach 70 mph on the north flanks of Mount Rainier to find a climber who got separated from his two partners in poor visibility.
Around The Parks: Bear Attack At Great Smoky, Missing Guide At Grand Canyon, And Dogs At Cape Cod Are In The News
A bear attack at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the mystery of a missing guide in Grand Canyon National Park, and word of two areas of Cape Cod National Seashore now open to leashed pets are among the news in the National Park System this week.
Travel through Grand Teton National Park this Saturday likely will be dusty at times as a traditional cattle drive goes through a small section of the park.