How much would you pay to ride a luxury train across the Western landscape with stops at Crater Lake, Glacier, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton national parks? Two-hundred dollars a day? Five-hundred-dollars? More than $1,000?
Lodging in America’s national parks ranges from barebones tent cabins to fashionable lodges with upscale amenities. Choose the former and you may well end up with an evening meal of grilled hot dogs, pork and beans, a bag of Fritos, and a six-pack of Bud Light. Splurge on the latter and you could enjoy an evening with a gourmet meal accompanied by fine wine.
Meet a pilgrim — a nature pilgrim — a woman who traveled to the backyard of America to set eyes on a species that long ago was extinguished from her homeland archipelago.
Julie Askew could have selected hundreds of other pretty destinations in the U.S. She could have also gone to Disneyland, but she selected Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks—and their stunning surrounding environs—because the wildlife predators are HERE.
With roads in Grand Teton National Park opening this week for the summer season, it'll be easier to navigate the park than in winter. But...there are some road projects on tap that could slow your travels. Here's the latest list.
In a conclusion that might not seem to be too surprising, U.S. Geological Survey researchers have found that rural development in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem threatens the future of grizzly bear populations.
Nearly $2.4 million is being raised by the Grand Teton National Park Foundation to pay for the construction of a 154-seat auditorium at the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center in the national park.
Snowmelt's running around the National Park System, which makes it a perfect time to start thinking about paddling trips in the parks. Here are some ideas, and contacts, that can help you get wet in the months ahead.
In the language of conservation biology, there is a term called “the Lazarus Syndrome.” It pertains to a species, written off as extinct, that later is found to exist. Today, ornithologists are debating and hoping that the near-mythical Ivory-billed woodpecker might qualify.
Should there be more uniformity across the National Park System when it comes to regulations pertaining to such activities as air tours, mountain biking, and personal watercraft use, just to name three sensitive issues?