A subsidiary of Delaware North Co., which is locked in a trademark battle with the National Park Service at Yosemite National Park, has retained its concessions business at Sequoia National Park for the next decade.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
A young man in his early 20s reportedly was seen falling into a hot spring in the Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday.
A study published in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases has documented evidence of “widespread contamination of habitat” in Hawai‘i caused by feral cats. This latest research has alarming implications for the endangered Hawaiian Goose (Nēnē) and other animals found throughout the Hawaiian Islands.
The National Park Service and the Florida Department of Transportation have announced the next significant milestone in the Everglades National Park restoration. On May 23, FDOT awarded a contract to joint venture team of Condotte America Inc. and Stantec for the construction of the 2.6-mile bridge and roadway project on State Road (SR) 90/SW 8 Street/Tamiami Trail.
Photography In The National Parks: From Banff National Park To The Border Of Jasper National Park - An Armchair Photographer’s Guide Part 1
Thinking about traveling to Banff National Park in Alberta Canada in early spring? You already know the scenery is going to be spectacular, but do you know what to really expect once you get out there? And where to photograph? Contributing writer and photographer Rebecca Latson has created another Armchair Photography guide with tips and locations to help you focus on capturing your own stunning images during your visit out there.
Op-Ed | When It Comes To Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct, College Sports Have More Conscience Than NPS Officials
Both Grand Canyon National Park and Baylor University have recently faced scandals involving fundamental failures by management in their responses to sexual assault and/or sexual harassment allegations. The contrast between Baylor University’s handling of their situation and the National Park Service’s response to Grand Canyon’s sexual harassment problems could not be more different, nor be more telling.grca-letterdeclarationtosecretaryjewell_111615_redacted121715.pdf
A group of 40 Latino organizations has written President Obama with a request that he encourage diversity throughout federal land-management agencies and to "respect the historical, cultural and spiritual stories and unique contributions of all Americans, especially in conservation efforts."
A 17-year-old girl was rescued Saturday in Sequoia National Park in California after being swept 500 feet downstream and through a section of rapids.
Delays of up to 30 minutes are expected daily this summer along portions of the Grand Loop Road at Yellowstone National Park, and one construction area near Indian Creek Campground will sometimes close overnight.
National Park Service authorities are looking for a couple in connection with vandalism in Grand Canyon National Park.
National parks across the country will receive $2 million in grants to preserve historic sites, but which projects get fully funded is being decided by a public vote that pits park vs. park.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park invites the public to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial with Music in the American Wild for two live performances of music from 11 composers and seven performers, all affiliated with Eastman School of Music in upstate New York. The group is traveling to various national parks in the country and will play two concerts in the park on June 14 and June 15.
A heat wave stretched across the Southwest on Saturday, prompting warnings for some national park visitors to drink plenty of water and avoid long hikes under the sun.
After decades of work and land acquisition by numerous partners, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area will officially celebrate the grand opening of the Backbone Trail, a 67-mile trail that stretches from the city of Los Angeles to Ventura County.
Nearly 1,000 miles have been added to the national trails systems, with more than 600 miles added to the National Water Trails System and more than 350 miles added to the National Trails System.
A band of military personnel training on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado encountered unspecified problems and rangers were trying Friday to arrange an aerial rescue if the climbers could reach the peak's summit.
Recent record-breaking rain on Hatteras Island has impacted ramps, campgrounds, and roads along Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and another rain event is anticipated this Sunday. It has been reported that up to 14 inches of rain fell on the Outer Banks of North Carolina between Saturday, May 28, and Thursday, June 2.
Moonlight is a new trip-planning app that lets you organize your adventure without stressing about logistics.
There are, not far from the pavement, glorious creeks to splash in and ponds and lakes to fish, forests to explore, and grassy meadows to chase butterflies across. These are kid friendly aspects of the natural world that come without batteries, don’t need a Wi-Fi signal, and are guaranteed to bring the kid out in all of us.
With cooler temperatures and smaller crowds than the South Rim, the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park may be a place where you can find lodging as the National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this summer. Whether your trip is planned for this summer or a bullet point on your bucket list, the Arizona park has released a video gives you a glimpse of what makes the place so special.