Congress Slashes $101 Million From National Park Service Budget. More To Come?

One-thirteenth of 1 percent of the federal budget gets you funding for the entire National Park System and the agency that oversees it. Yet that miniscule sliver hasn't stopped Congress from eyeing the National Park Service for cuts to help rein-in the federal deficit.

Authorities Looking For Vandals Who Took Potshots At Mesa Verde National Park's Entrance Station

Authorities are searching for the individual or individuals who took potshots at the Entrance Station to Mesa Verde National Park the other day.

The National Park System's Cultural-Historical Wing: America's Story in 10 Chapters

The more than 200 national parks established to preserve nationally significant cultural-historical resources "tell America's story" by interpreting about ten broad themes that increase our awareness and understanding of what American culture is and how it got that way.

Winter Doesn't Mean You Can't Visit Mesa Verde National Park

Just because it's winter doesn't mean there's nothing to see or do at Mesa Verde National Park.

2010 in Review: Traveler's Checklists

This year we posted 16 Traveler's Checklists to help you plan your park visits. Did you miss any? Here's a list with handy links.

$12.1 Million Contract Awarded For Visitor and Research Center at Mesa Verde National Park

A Colorado company has landed a $12.1 million contract to build a visitor and research center at Mesa Verde National Park, which long has needed a suitable building to house its millions of artifacts.

Exploring Canyonlands And Arches National Parks By RV

Baked by time like some multi-layer geologic tort, Canyonlands National Park in southeastern Utah features a landscape cut by canyons, rumpled by upthrusts, dimpled by grabens, and even pockmarked, some believe, by asteroids.

New Visitor Center and Museum at Chaco Culture National Historical Park Come With Challenges

Still standing centuries after they were built, the ruins at Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northern New Mexico have weathered centuries of storms, winds, and tortuous sun. More recent structures have struggled to stand such a test of time.

Rare Fall Visit to Wetherill Mesa at Mesa Verde National Park is Possible On September 19

Wetherill Mesa is one of two sections of Mesa Verde National Park where roads and trails provide easy access to some of the finest cliff dwellings in the world. Wetherill Mesa is normally open to the public only during the summer season, but the park is reopening the area to visitors for a rare fall visit on Sunday, September 19.

Improvements Made to Mesa Verde National Park Campground

It really is hard to beat sleeping out under the stars in a national park. And recent improvements to the campground at Mesa Verde National Park make that activity even more comfortable.