More than two dozen Native American baskets made by Julia Parker have been donated to Yosemite National Park, where they will be on display in the park museum.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
Great Basin National Park in Nevada and the Flagstaff Area National Monuments -- Sunset Crater Volcano, Walnut Canyon and Wupatki -- have received certification as International Dark Sky Parks from the International Dark-Sky Association.
Think Yellowstone National Park and Old Faithful Inn comes to mind. The wildly exotic, pitched roof, shingle-covered Inn screamed Wild West when it opened in 1904. It remains so.
A free concert featuring Grammy award winning singer-songwriters, Emmylou Harris and John Prine will help Yellowstone National Park celebration the National Park Service's centennial on August 25, but line up lodging before you claim a ticket.
A new mural illustrating the living creatures that occupied the area in and around Joshua Tree National Park in California thousands of years ago is now on exhibit in the Joshua Tree Visitor Center. The mural offers a glimpse of how climate change, through time, can alter the landscape and life within.
The national headquarters for the Lewis and Clark Trail has finalized its Second Saturday Speaker Series. The headquarters is located at the National Park Service's Midwest Regional Office in Omaha, Nebraska. The regional office is unusual in that it also serves as home to a visitor center dedicated to the Lewis and Clark Trail.
In a move that baffled and angered national park advocates, the National Park Service has given the go-ahead for an oil company to explore for deposits beneath Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida, even though the company's test of its equipment was judged "clearly a failure" by park observers.burnett_oil_company_-_test_report.pdf
A reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of three men who broke into the Devils Hole area of Death Valley National Park and vandalized the area by discharging a firearm and swimming in the warm spring that nourished an endangered species of pupfish. At least one pupfish was killed.
Construction on Badwater Road is scheduled to start Monday to repair damage from last October’s flash floods. The route from southern Death Valley to Shoshone, California, will remain closed until construction is complete, which is scheduled for July 14
After significant increases in visitors and shuttle ridership in 2015, free bus service to Grand Canyon National Park from nearby Tusayan, Arizona, will run an additional five weeks this year, starting May 7.
As crews improve the road, parking area, and boat launch at Deadmans Bar in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park, the narrow road will be closed during this year’s shoulder seasons to accommodate work that cannot be completed with traffic present.
While touring the main attractions at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado is an experienced not to miss, getting off the circuit with a ranger to view some of the lesser known, but just as amazing, cliff dwellings in the park is well worth your time.
Deteriorating weather conditions slowed the search in Shenandoah National Park for an 80-year-old Virginian missing since Saturday evening.
A 26-year-old man, possibly seeking a cooling respite from a warm spring day, was killed at Glacier National Park in Montana when he jumped from a waterfall into a shallow pool.
Will Crater Lake National Park continue to be such a popular park if its deep blue water wasn't so blue, but perhaps a murkier hue due to algae blooms? That's a question to consider in light of predictions that warming air temperatures will affect both the late's water temperature and water column mixing.
A weekend of science in the park will be offered at Olympic National Park in Washington state later this month, with activities ranging from counting moths at night to exploring the diversity of mosses in the park.
While more than 100 national park sites will host a BioBlitz this year, Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site is adopting the concept to conduct an ArcheoBlitz this week with the help of local middle-schoolers.
On May 14, volunteers will celebrate their heritage in a first-of-its kind event for Los Angeles’ Griffith Park — Anza Rides Again, a colorful re-enactment of the 1775-76 Anza Expedition. A volunteer team of equestrians will portray Spanish soldiers and their wives, depicting the arrival of settler families to Alta California.
In a bid to see lodging facilities established at Flamingo in Everglades National Park by September 2018, the National Park Service is offering a $5 million enticement to the concessionaire that wins the contract. The money would be used to pay for construction of lodging and visitor facilities at Flamingo.
A visit to Balcony House at Mesa Verde National Park is fun any time of day, but this weekend the park is offering a special sunrise tour of the cliff dwelling.