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.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
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.
As the name implies, Rocky Mountain National Park includes plenty of rocks, but a fall by a hiker in unusually rugged terrain led to a lengthy and challenging rescue earlier this week. By the time the fourteen-hour operation ended, over forty rescuers had helped lower the victim a distance that equalled the height of the tallest buildings in the country.
The Convoy Point Channel is an important route for boaters at Biscayne National Park—it is the only marine passageway to Biscayne Bay from Homestead Bayfront Park, park headquarters and the Dante Fascell Visitor Center. The route becomes clogged with mostly human-discarded debris, but thanks to a recent volunteer route, the passage is now clear.
Visitors to Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada will soon have a new adventure awaiting them: A Parks Canada warden cabin at Cameron Lake will be available as a backcountry hut operated by the Alpine Club of Canada for overnight stays.
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in far south Arizona will see a small boost in its entrance and camping fees beginning this October.
Last month, during the Memorial Day Weekend, traffic waiting to enter Arches National Park backed up so far onto U.S. 191 that the Utah Highway Patrol temporarily shut off access to the redrock wonder. That dilemma prompted a suggestion by the park superintendent that perhaps the time had come to issue reservations for people hoping to visit Arches.
When talk builds around some of the best small towns in America when it comes to putting down roots, you're bound to come upon a handful or so of national park gateway towns. And the folks at Liveability.com have made it official with their list of the Top 100 Best Small Towns."
Surprises continue to pop up at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in Oregon, where rodent species new to science have been uncovered. The 10 prehistoric species were found by paleontologists at the national monument and nearby public land administered by the Bureau of Land Management.