Though cold weather is threatening the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park are getting up and out to enjoy the spring season and pack on some pounds. Though bear tracks have been spotted in the park since late February, on Wednesday visual sightings of some of the bruins were made by park employees.
This week's winter storm might have severely damaged the flowering cherry trees around the Tidal Basin on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., putting this year's Cherry Blossom Festival at risk.
Lose your Senior Pass to the National Park System and need a new one? Turning 62 soon and hope to buy your lifetime Senior Pass before the $10 fee jumps to $80? Relax, you all have time.
There should be little doubt that the National Park Service's Find Your Park campaign for its centennial in 2016 was a resounding success, with overall visitation up nearly 8 percent to 331 million, setting a record for the third consecutive year. But those visitation levels are having adverse impacts on both park resources and the national park experience in some corners of the National Park System.
For the third year in a row, visitation to the National Park System soared to record high in 2016, reaching nearly 331 million. Here's a snapshot of the visitation.
House Subcommittee To Consider "Innovative" Ideas For Tackling National Park Service Infrastructure Needs
A glimpse of how the House of Representatives might approach the infrastructure needs of the National Park System could be revealed Thursday, when a subcommittee looks at "innovative" ideas for tackling the problems.
A variety of threats, from dam building to oil sands development, pose significant danger to the health of Wood Buffalo National Park in Canada, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
Do volcanoes fascinate you? Have you ever wanted to photograph lava from the air or by sea? Photographer Rebecca Latson recently returned from a trip to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, where she enjoyed wild rides both by boat and helicopter (doors off) to bring back some amazing photos and share exposure tips she learned during an organized photo tour. With these tips, you too can go out and capture your own incredible images of lava, molten as well as cooled.
A California congressman has introduced legislation aimed at opening up wilderness areas to bikes and other non-motorized wheeled vehicles.
While crews are at work rebuilding a damaged portion of the Big Oak Flat Road in Yosemite National Park, there is no firm estimate of when the road will reopen to traffic, officials said Monday.