Two Americans, an Irishman, and a Swiss climber were identified by Denali National Park officials as the quartet involved in an accident near the roof of Mount McKinley that wound up killing one of the four.
Road Work Will Lead To Short Delays in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks From Now Into November
Ahh spring in the national parks. It's a great time to witness the arrival of wildflowers, wildlife on the move, and, in more than a few parks, the road crews with their orange vests and flags. In Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, these crews will be highly visible this summer, much to the chagrin of drivers.
Mt. McKinley Climbing Accident In Denali National Park Leaves One Dead, Another Rescued At 19,500 Feet
A break in 70 mph winds Thursday evening allowed search-and-rescue personnel to rescue an injured climber at 19,500 feet on Mt. McKinley in Denali National Park, though another member of the climbing party was found dead on the mountain.
Though Shiloh National Military Park was designated to preserve a poignant Civil War battlefield, the landscape harbors many other resources, such as flowering trees and wildflowers. To help visitors appreciate these other resources, rangers will be leading wildflower tours by bicycle next week.
Mountaineering rangers were working Thursday evening on a bid to rescue climbers scattered high on Mt. McKinley in Denali National Park following an accident in which a guide and three climbers tumbled down a section of the mountain near the summit.
A federal judge has ruled that the aging Highway 601 bridge over the Congaree River in South Carolina can be replaced without correcting environmentally harmful features of the causeway-like bridge approach built on a floodplain now within Congaree National Park.
Reader Participation Day: Has The National Park Service Been Led Astray By Congress and Become A Catchall Agency?
Earlier this week we had a spirited discussion of whether the National Park Service needs to add a site to honor Cesar Chavez, who orchestrated the farm labor movement in the 1960s. That discussion nips at a larger question: Has Congress led the Park Service astray and turned it into a catchall agency?
Hundreds of bison that have been penned up for much of the winter rather than being allowed to follow ingrained migrational urges into Montana are slowly being released into Yellowstone National Park.
To help encourage folks to get out and enjoy National Great Outdoors Month in June, a wide array of campgrounds across the country, many close to national parks, are offering a 20 percent discount on camping fees.