There are the obvious impacts tied to the closure of the National Park System due to the partial government shutdown: guests forced to leave the parks, gateway communities losing business, concessions operations in flux.
Virgin Islands National Park
A host of federal agencies are working to collaborate on efforts to protect coral reefs in the Caribbean.
Steven Bumgardner, aka Yosemite Steve, typically restricts his videography to Yosemite National Park, but he recently visited Virgin Islands National Park and came away with a great video on snorkeling in the park.
If you could ask Santa for the chance to spend part of the upcoming holiday season in any national park service area, where would you go—and what would you do?
White-Water, Apple Harvests, And Indian Summer On The Coast Are Among 10 Great Fall National Park Activities
Fall is, in many people's eyes, the best season to enjoy the National Park System. Temperatures are moderating, insects are a thing of the past, forests wrap themselves in dazzling colors, and wildlife is easy to see and often vocal. Here are ten great fall destinations in the park system.
Efforts by the Trust for Public Land continue to grow the size of Virgin Islands National Park a bit at a time, with the trust recently transferring 58 acres to the park at Maho Bay.
People like lists. No, check that, they love them. Particularly when they disagree with them and think they have a better list. So, here's my personal Top 10 list of national parks. How does it match up with yours?
A wealth of beaches makes Virgin Islands National Park an incredible destination for water lovers. Any of those beaches within the national park can quickly become a favorite to head to day after day after day during your visit, guaranteed to provide warm waters teeming with marine-life, soft, sugar-sand beaches lined by palms perfect for napping.
The National Park Service is using modern technology to share holiday greetings from parks across the country. Short videos filmed in 15 parks are airing on the National Park Service's YouTube channel through the end of the month.
Trunk Bay at Virgin Islands National Park, renowned for its warm, sun-sparkling waters, sugar-sand beaches, and nodding palm trees, has gained another tribute: it's one of the world's best beaches when it comes to sustainable management.