Though you'll probably need a good pair of binoculars or a spotting scope, adult peregrine falcons and their chicks should be somewhat visible at Acadia National Park from now into August.
Acadia National Park
Coinciding with the first day of summer is another entrance-fee-free-day in the National Park System.
Add Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the number of national park apps Chimani has in its growing library.
Acadia National Park soon will grow by 39 acres thanks to federal Land and Water Conservation Fund dollars that will enable the Park Service to acquire the acreage near the Lower Hadlock Pond.
Looking for information to help you plan your national park vacation? Today the Traveler is rolling out the first in a series of "park profile" pages to help you with your homework.
With the summer travel season officially here, millions of folks will be heading out into the National Park System in the coming months. If you're one of them, just remember to be mindful of your safety, and that of your family and friends.
With spring still on its way to the Rockies and High Sierra, and summer well under way in some parts of the country, this seems a perfect time to honor all 2010 Appalachian Trail thru-hikers, consider ways to support national parks, and look at ways to enjoy the parks.
The Interior Department's 2011 "State of the Birds" report focuses on the importance that national parks, and other public landscapes, provide for hundreds of bird species.CUVA-BaldEagleNestingNPS.jpg
While corporate support can be vital to the health of national parks, whether to accept that support can be a challenging question, particularly in these times of financial stress and overall declines in charitable giving.2010-11-04_15-56-19_773.jpg