How many times have you found yourself in a national park gazing at an animal track, a tree, or perhaps just an insect, and wondered what exactly you were looking at? Well, if your plans are taking you to Yellowstone or Grand Teton national parks, you might want to pick up a copy of A Field Guide To Yellowstone And Grand Teton National Parks.
Grand Teton National Park
There is a magical quality to fall visits to Shenandoah National Park as mile after mile of trees blazing with vivid reds, oranges, and yellows come into view along Skyline Drive. In Rocky Mountain National Park, the aspen groves you see along the lower reaches of Trail Ridge Road turn so vividly gold in the fall that they take your breath away.
With federal dollars increasingly scarce, friends groups are becoming more and more vital to national parks. An example of how valuable comes today from Grand Teton National Park, where a joint public-private partnership was announced to raise $16 million to rejuvenate the Jenny Lake area of the park.
With the Perseid Meteor Showers ramping up, if you're in Grand Teton National Park this weekend join the Jackson Hole Astronomy Club in watching them.
It’s after a soft, pattering rain, with the clouds clearing and the sun streaming through, that the essence of the Western landscape rises up. The pungent scent of sagebrush is wicked up by the moist air, mingling with the sweet aroma of pine.
The beauty of Grand Teton National Park recently was captured by more than 40 artists from throughout the country who gathered in the park for the 2nd annual Plein Air For the Park exhibition and show.
A review of wildlife lost to vehicle collisions in three iconic national parks shows the National Park Service is struggling, and sometimes failing, to reverse the trend, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.
Grand Teton National Park Foundation Lands $50,000 Grant To Help Connect College Students With National Parks
The Grand Teton National Park Foundation has landed a $50,000 grant to help underwrite its NPS Academy, a program that brings college students into Grand Teton National Park to build advocates for the parks and outdoors in general.
A healthy, 212-pound grizzly has been moved out of the area of the Lizard Creek Campground in the northern end of Grand Teton National Park in an effort to avoid any confrontations with campers.
Intricate details of Yosemite National Park -- the seasonal run of frazil ice, moonbows, and "neon red asparagus" -- all have fallen before the lens of Steven Bumgardner. How did he get his start capturing the essence of Yosemite, and what's next on his schedule? Traveler did a quick Q&A with Steven to learn the answers to those and other questions.