Editor's note: The Coalition to Protect America's National Parks, previously known as the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees, maintains the National Park System in its current form is too small, and that more effort should be made to expand it. In this article, the Coalition explains its rationale for such an effort.
Yellowstone National Park
A grizzly bear, possibly a sow with cubs, attacked and partially consumed a hiker whose body was found near a trail in the vicinity of Lake Village in Yellowstone National Park, park officials said Saturday.
A Montana man who failed to return from a hike at Yellowstone National Park has turned up dead on a trail near Lake Village.
After nine days of looking for a swimmer who disappeared in the Yellowstone River, the search has been scaled back to occasional searches, Yellowstone National Park officials announced Tuesday.
Too many retirements and not enough new hires are behind the drop in law enforcement rangers for the National Park Service.
For many, a trip to one of the scenic, landscape national parks includes pristine landscapes, clear vistas, and fresh air. Unfortunately, we don't always get to enjoy those aspects, as a new report on air quality from the National Parks Conservation Association points out.
A search continued Saturday along the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park for a 21-year-old concession worker who was washed downstream while swimming with friends near the river's confluence with Hellroaring Creek.
A section of the Grand Loop Road in Yellowstone National Park will be closed at night beginning Monday. The 5.4-mile closure is part of a multi-year road improvement project on the 16-mile stretch of road between Norris Geyser Basin and the Golden Gate area in Swan Lake Flats just south of Mammoth Hot Springs. This year marks the final phase of the project
Will the National Park Service soon be pushing for more wilderness designations? That's difficult to say, in large part because only Congress can designate wilderness. Still, there's an effort under way by the Park Servie to take a look at wilderness possibilities across the park system.