Congressman Dusts Off 1913 Law In Battle To Get Yosemite National Park's Hetch Hetchy Valley Drained
A California congressman has dusted off a nearly century-old law in a bid to see the Hetch Hetchy Valley of Yosemite National Park drained and restored.
The body of a New York man who went out for a day hike in Mount Rainier National Park was recovered Tuesday.
Holiday tours have been scheduled for the James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Ohio.
It might have been the weather, the doldrums of the economy, or the fact that Great Smoky Mountains National Park's 75th anniversary is two years gone. Whatever the cause, visitation to the park continues to slide.
Social media is ramping up the vicarious experience of backcountry adventures in the national parks, but is that a good thing?
The Obama administration is proposing a change in the language of the Endangered Species Act that is worrisome to some conservation groups concerned that it could significantly diminish the preservation of species.
Proponents of motorized and non-motorized recreation on public lands in the West will collaborate on a study to measure their combined economic impact, the Western Governor's Association has announced.
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Candles will be flickering December 21 at Aztec Ruins National Monument when the park staff hosts a luminaria display with its Evening of Lights event.
With snow on the way, officials at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore are happy to announce the completion of significant improvements at "Lake Superior Overlook" along the newly completed Alger County Road H-58.
Depending on your perspective, the Endangered Species Act is either an incredible waste of money and effort, or a highly successful tool that protect species from extinction. Both viewpoints were presented to the House Natural Resources Committee, where the Republican majority came away seeing a need to "strengthen and update" the ESA.
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Why are national parks so dang controversial?
Costs, seasonality, and even climate change have planners at Everglades National Park revisiting how best to provide lodging for visitors to the Flamingo area of the park.
Authorities have identified the last victim of an accident back in July in which three people were swept over Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park.