Repair work is scheduled to begin next week on a slide along Newfound Gap Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which early this year saw a larger slide take out a section of the road.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Nature might be able to provide a partial solution, at least, to emerald ash borer problems in national parks such as Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains as well as Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. It turns out that woodpeckers and nuthatches, which are present in those parks, are developing an appetite for the non-native insects.
What can we do to show Congress that national parks are important? Writing to your legislators is important, but not the only way to raise the visibility of our parks to Washington.
Winter in the National Park System often brings to mind frosty snowscapes, places where you can skim on skinny skis, or clomp along in snowshoes that, though a bit cumbersome, help you go places you might not venture without them.
A Road & Track editor who tested a dirt bike by riding through Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and crossed a creek, faces three misdemeanor charges that could land him in jail, according to park officials.
Suzanne Ditmanson, wife of Great Smoky Mountains National Park Superintendent Dale Ditmanson, talks about her National Park Service life. How did her husband's career affect her and their children?
Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have defended their decision to put down a young bull elk who took to butting a photographer sitting on the road in the Cataloochee Valley.
With November halfway gone, it should come as no surprise that winter is in the offing. And at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, officials have recognized the changing seasons by releasing their winter operating schedule.
A glance around the national parks shows opportunities to spend the year-end holidays in Yellowstone National Park's Lamar Valley, Native American celebrations at Grand Canyon National Park, and trail work at Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
National park vistas often are breathtaking. They practically beg you to head off into the landscape. The way Andy Drinnon captured the view from Clingmans Dome in Great Smoky Mountains National Park does just that...but it also stands on its own as a thing of beauty for the way he captures nature.