The Florida National Scenic Trail will mark its 30th anniversary during 2013, and a special event is scheduled for January 4 to dedicate the trail's Southern Terminus with a monument at the Oasis Visitor Center in Big Cypress National Preserve.
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Rich Latino history can be found throughout the United States, and during Hispanic Heritage Month that history is being celebrated in the National Park System.
The National Park Service recently released a concession proposal for retail services at two locations in the Florida unit of Gulf Islands National Seashore.
With Tropical Storm Issac taking aim on the Gulf Coast, national parks and seashores in its path are battening down and getting ready to ride out the storm.
Hazardous materials, possibly mustard gas weapons left over from World War II as well as asbestos, have been found on Horn Island in Gulf Islands National Seashore, leading the National Park Service to close part of the island to the public for the immediate future.
When Mount Rainier National Park law enforcement Ranger Margaret Anderson was shot and killed on New Year's Day, she became the ninth ranger in the history of the National Park Service to be murdered in the line of duty, according to Park Service records.
No snow, no ice, just dazzling waters and white sand. That's what awaits those who visit Gulf Islands National Seashore during the winter months.
If you're interested in archeology, three parks are offering a variety of talks and activities this summer that literally cover the subject from coast to coast.
Take this quiz and see whether your knowledge of the national seashores is up to speed. Answers are at the end. Don't peek.
As David and Kay Scott set out on their trip to visit national park lodges to update their guidebook, they come upon a rarity at Gulf Islands National Seashore -- a campground with hot and cold running water and electricity...run by the National Park Service.