Acadia National Park officials want to do away with their yo-yoing entrance fee price and settle on a year-round fee of $20 per week to better support operations of the Island Explorer shuttle system.
Acadia National Park
With Acadia National Park's centennial coming up in 2016, there's a search under way for a logo to mark that birthday.
"Teacher-Ranger-Teacher" programs are valuable aspects of understanding and interpreting the wonders of the National Park System. At Acadia National Park this year, seven teachers were involved in the program thanks to Friends of Acadia.
What goes into Rebecca Latson's camera bag? We asked her that, and other, questions, with hopes the answers will benefit us all.
There is no better time than now -- with the searing aspects of a shuttered National Park System still fresh -- to sit down with a copy of To Conserve Unimpaired, The Evolution of the National Park Idea.
Most people explore Acadia National Park by foot, pedal, or paddle. Contributing photographer Rebecca Latson is not like most people. She toured the park from the air...in a biplane!
The shutdown of our national government, driven by an extremist minority in the U.S. Congress, is economically reckless and, ultimately, politically self-defeating.
Among the many casualties of the government shutdown are some of the popular webcam views of locations around the National Park System, since NPS and some other government web services have been disabled for the duration of the dispute. If you enjoy the ability to check in on favorite park locations via those cameras, all is not lost, however, and we'll provide some tips about park webcam views provided by non-government sources.
When does a purported act of civil disobedience turn into criminal mischief in the National Park System? That's a good question as visitors across the country are turning a blind eye to closure signs and barricades.