Looking for an invigorating walk at Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado? On January 11 rangers will lead an "ecology walk" to point out the ways animals and plants survive the winter months.
Bruce and Sara Schundler, who alleged they lost their seasonal jobs as rangers at Mesa Verde National Park for bringing attention to suspect spending by the park's superintendent, have been vindicated by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel.
Outdoors, in the majesty of the national parks, masterpieces are created by artists drawn to nature's beauty.
Visit Mesa Verde National Park in December and you can experience cliff dwellings by the soft glow of luminarias. Head to Yosemite National Park later in the month and you can feast at The Ahwahnee. But what other winter events are there that interest you?
This fall you have a chance to see some parts of Mesa Verde National Park that aren't normally accessible to park visitors. But you have to be in shape.
Crews were gaining the upper hand Monday on a fire at Rocky Mountain National Park, while teams were dispatched to battle a backcountry blaze at Dinosaur National Monument. Meanwhile, a search for a missing visitor at Mesa Verde National Park was scaled back, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe was moving closer to managing the southern half of Badlands National Park.