A state and federal investigation into the killing of a protected gray wolf that ranged from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park before being shot in Utah has concluded without any charges being filed against the hunter.
Yellowstone National Park
Across the National Park System there are many, many places to call home for a night or a week. But which ones are the best?
It’s hard to believe that it’s been a quarter-century since the massive fires burned through Yellowstone National Park that summer of 1988. Jeff Henry’s new book is a great look back at those smoke-filled days, especially for those at National Parks Traveler.
Bison have gored two more people in Yellowstone National Park, bringing to four the number of gorings in the park this summer.
National parks are as audible as they are scenic, from the crashing waves on the beaches of Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts to the gunshot-cracking of calving of glacial ice at Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska, national parks don't go silently into the night. And at Yellowstone National Park, the soundscapes are going to be captured for future generations.
Gary Ferguson’s latest book is a love story, and a bittersweet and poignant one at that. He regales us with his long, loving marriage to a woman who came to share his kindred spirit for the wilderness, bares his soul through the painful loss of her on a wilderness river in Canada, and takes us on a healing journey back into the wilderness.
Last month, during the Memorial Day Weekend, traffic waiting to enter Arches National Park backed up so far onto U.S. 191 that the Utah Highway Patrol temporarily shut off access to the redrock wonder. That dilemma prompted a suggestion by the park superintendent that perhaps the time had come to issue reservations for people hoping to visit Arches.
When talk builds around some of the best small towns in America when it comes to putting down roots, you're bound to come upon a handful or so of national park gateway towns. And the folks at Liveability.com have made it official with their list of the Top 100 Best Small Towns."
The Yellowstone Park Foundation and Nature’s Best Photography magazine have announced their partnership and the launch of the Yellowstone Forever Photo Contest, created to celebrate the world’s first national park through photography and public participation.
When the National Park Service's leadership team sat down in August 2014 to draw up a road map for entrance fees across the system, they built upon a study conducted more than a decade earlier.