Young Kayaker Rescued in Glacier National Park, But Not Before A Nap in a Hollow Log

Rip van Winkle he wasn't, but a 13-year-old kayaker who capsized on Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park might have been found sooner had he not fallen asleep in a hollow log once he reached shore.

Face of America: Glacier National Park, A Multimedia Feast

Poetry in motion is a phrase that could describe the wind rustling an aspen glade in Glacier National Park, or the cascading tendrils of Birdwoman Falls as it plunges from a hanging valley on Mount Oberlin. But it also describes a troupe of ballet dancers who twirled and leapt skyward in the park in a bid to capture its essence in dance.

Buy a Pizza, Help the Glacier National Park Fund

Buy a slice, or buy an entire pie, but if you buy something on August 12 from MacKenzie River Pizza you'll benefit the Glacier National Park Fund.

Around the Park System: Family Camping in Kings Canyon, Road Update from Mount Rainier, Science in Glacier

With the summer season well under way, there's lots going on in the National Park System. At Kings Canyon National Park there are two family camping weekends coming up, at Mount Rainer National Park the Stevens Pass Road is about to reopen, and at Glacier National Park there are some great science programs for visitors to enjoy.

Visiting Glacier National Park Soon? Here's Some Important Information about Road Work

Sun Road in May.
The Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is one of the premier scenic drives in the world, but even the best of roads eventually need some serious repairs. The Sun Road is in the midst of a long-overdue rehab. Here's an important update on work beginning July 27.

Visitation to National Parks Is On the Upswing, Entrance-Fee-Free Weekends Partly to Blame

There's a growing problem with national park visitation. In short, too many people are returning to the parks, creating problems for staffing and people management.

Traveler's Checklist - Glacier National Park

Two Medicine Lake. Jim Burnett photo.
The native Blackfeet people called this area the "Shining Mountains" and the "Backbone of the World." Glacier National Park will celebrate its centennial next year, but any year is a great time to experience this park. These tips from the Traveler will help you make the most of your visit.

Rangers Looking for Missing Paddler at Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park rangers were searching Tuesday for a paddler who apparently failed to make it to shore after the canoe he was in overturned on Swiftcurrent Lake.

Upgrades Coming to Logan Pass Visitor Center in Glacier National Park

Ever been to the visitor center atop Logan Pass in Glacier National Park? Then you know it's not the Hilton, and that the restrooms long have needed improvements. Well, the work is being scheduled.

At Long Last, Glacier National Park's Inside North Fork Road is Open to Travel. Kind of.

It took a while. Going on three years, in fact. But Glacier National Park crews finally have been able to get the Inside North Fork Road open to traffic. Just don't plan on driving the family sedan down it.