Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Snowshoe Through The Tallgrass Prairie At Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Once the snow piles up in Iowa, you can head to Herbert Hoover National Historic Site for a snowshoe trek through the park's tallgrass prairie.

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Lining Up Holiday Events

Christmas celebrations, horse-drawn wagon rides, and caroling are on tap at the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site in Iowa.

Tallgrass Prairie Events at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site in September

Butterflies, wildflowers and a restored piece of tallgrass prairie will be the focus of ranger guided walks at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site on Labor Day. Visitors who'd like to give a little back can help with a volunteer project in the park's 81-acre tallgrass prairie on September 24.

Spend National Park Week Helping To Rebuild Tallgrass Prairie At Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

If you're looking for a good, active way to celebrate National Park Week, consider helping the folks at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site rebuild an 81-acre tallgrass prairie.

"Christmas Past" To Be Celebrated At Herbert Hoover National HIstoric Site

A trip to "Christmas Past" will be celebrated next weekend at the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and in the surrounding town of West Branch, Iowa.

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Lures Relic Hunters

The boyhood home of a future U.S. president wouldn't normally be associated with buried treasure, but there must be something intriguing about the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site.

Looking for Special Holiday Programs? Here's a Sampling at Parks from Coast to Coast

Painted Desert Inn in the snow.
Looking for a break from shopping, football, and end-of-year hustle and bustle? December is prime time for special programs and events in a number of parks. Here's a sampling in areas from coast to coast.

Volunteer Opportunities for Prairie Restoration Projects in Several NPS Areas

Volunteers on prairie restoration project.
The vast sea of grass called the prairie is now just a memory in most of North America, but a few protected and restored remnants still remain. If you'd like to help with prairie restoration projects, several NPS areas are looking for volunteers during the next several weeks.

National Parks Will Waive Entrance Fees on September 27, National Public Lands Day

You’ll love what they see at the national park entrance gates on Saturday, September 27. It’s the 15th annual National Public Lands Day, and all parks will be waiving their admission fees. It’d be nice if you volunteered to help with the site restoration and cleanup efforts planned for that day.

Flood Watch Continues at Heartland National Parks

It’s “so far, so good” for national parks in the flood-weary Heartland. Only Indiana’s George Rogers Clark National Historical Park has experienced significant flooding.
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