Winter wonderlands come in many shapes, forms, and temperatures in the National Park System. They can be pine forests shrouded in snow, or turquoise waters swimming with green parrotfish, blue tangs, and silvery barracudas. You can climb ice walls at Acadia National Park, kick-and-glide or skate to an overlook of Half Dome and the Yosemite Valley, or find your way to the 13,159-foot summit of Wheeler Peak atop Great Basin National Park.
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Veterans Day will be observed by special programs at numerous locations around the country on November 11, and Valley Forge National Historical Park will take in interesting approach next Tuesday when park staff, volunteers, and veterans will present America's military history from the perspectives of a variety of conflicts including the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War II, and Vietnam War.
Eighteen acres of meadow will be burned at Valley Forge National Historical Park in the coming weeks as officials see if fire can successfully be used to combat invasive plant species.
Summer officially kicks off at Valley Forge National Historical Park in Pennsylvania this weekend with a commemoration of the Continental Army's departure from the winter quarters in pursuit of the British Army.
Dogwood. Black Gum. Sassafras. These are just some of the native species seedlings that have been spotted in the forests of Valley Forge National Historical Park, where a significant reduction in the white-tailed deer herds has allowed these trees to recover from overbrowsing.
Curious about the bugs around us? Plan on participating in the "Summer of Bugs" at Valley Forge National Historical Park, where an inventory of the park's bugs will be assembled this summer
A glimpse into the past will be available to Valley Forge National Historical Park visitors next weekend during a re-enactment of the Continental Army's winter encampment there in 1777-78.
It's no doubt a coincidence, but just days after the National Trust for Historic Preservation suggested the National Park Service lease out some of its historic structures as a way to preserve them, Valley Forge National Historical Park officials are trying to do just that.
Volunteers are being sought to help clean up Valley Forge National Historical Park on Saturday, September 28, in celebration of National Public Lands Day.
It's not every day that vehicles find their way into rivers in the National Park System, but it happened twice in the span of six days in September, once apparently due to too much libation for the driver, and once due to inattentiveness.