Did you hear the news? National parks, those wondrous and scenic expanses of Nature's eye candy, those wild and rumpled landscapes that test your skills and will kill you if you're not careful and prepared, or maybe just in the wrong place at the wrong time, are boring. They've been transformed -- or, perhaps, kept since their creation -- as "drive-through museums."
Grand Canyon National Park
Can you experience Grand Canyon National Park in a half-day? Not thoroughly, but if you're traveling on business, or on a tight schedule, four hours might be all you have. So what should you do? Watch this video from the park for some great ideas.
A 43-year-old German just embarking on a multi-day trip down the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park has died in a river accident.
In what would be a milestone for the California condor recovery program, biologists believe a pair of the large birds has hatched a chick high in the cliffs of Zion National Park.
Spring has set in throughout the country, perennials are reappearing, if they haven't already started to bloom, and summer vacation for some could be just weeks away. If you need some suggestions on where to float in the National Park System, we have them.
Reaching into his daypack, the ranger pulled out a banana slug. Not a real one, but a stuffed animal version, a perfect prop to explain just exactly what banana slugs were to the youngsters in his audience here in the Hoh Rain Forest of Olympic National Park.
You can begin avoiding the parking lot jam on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park this Saturday by parking at Tusayan and riding the free shuttle bus to the South Rim.
A 45-year-old Arizona woman has been identified as the victim of a fall from the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
Site Of 1956 Collision Of Two Airlines Over Grand Canyon National Park Receives National Historic Landmark Status
Aviation safety has come a long way in the past half-century, and many of the improvements were spurred by a tragic mid-air collision which occurred in 1956 over Grand Canyon National Park. Earlier this month, the site of what was then the nation's worst civilian air accident was designated as a National Historic Landmark.
Springtime is a great time to take photos in the national parks, but are you prepared for that task? Rebecca Latson has some suggestions for what you need to consider before heading off into the parks.