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National Park Mystery Spot 41: To Make A Long Story Short

What do you see when you look at the McDonald’s logo?

Roadwork Planned Through Year's End Along Blue Ridge Parkway

If you're planning on exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway this summer or through the fall, here's a heads' up on road projects that you might want to avoid if possible.

Miscarriage of Justice? A Chief Ranger And Fallen Trees At Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Did the National Park Service blame messenger Chief Ranger Robert Danno for the message he brought to the Interior Department's Inspector General?

Pricing Of Convenience Items In The National Parks

Have you ever wondered how national park concessionaires price the convenience items they sell?

Mark Your Calendars: Spring For Glacier Fundraiser Set For May 18

Trains once were the primary mode of transportation for visiting national parks in the West. The folks at the Glacier National Park Fund are paying homage to the railroads during their Spring For Glacier fundraiser later this month.

Survey Shows Slight Drop In Number Of Incubating Bald Eagle Nests At Voyageurs National Park

A slight drop in the number of bald eagle nests with eggs has been recorded at Voyageurs National Park during the annual survey earlier this month.

Prizes Galore...Come And Claim 'Em!

We have prizes galore to hand out in the wake of both National Park Week and April's regular quizzes, so stand up and claim your prize!

Interpretive Film At Grand Portage National Monument Includes Version In Ojibwemowin

In what may be a first, an interpretive film created for Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota is available in Ojibwemowin, the traditional language of the Grand Portage people.

Lake Crescent Lodge, Following Renovations, Opens Thursday In Olympic National Park

Following some significant renovations, Lake Crescent Lodge in Olympic National Park is ready to open for the summer season on Thursday.

Bobby Horton To Bring Civil War To Life Via Songs And Stories

Recording artist Bobby Horton will bring Civil War history to life as he performs "Songs and Stories of the Civil War" on May 8 in an event sponsored by Vicksburg National Military Park and the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Cannon And Musket Volunteers Needed At Perry's Victory And International Peace Memorial

If you've ever wished for some hands-on experience firing historic cannons and muskets, the staff at Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial may have a deal for you. The park is looking for "highly-dedicated volunteers to assist NPS staff in operating the park's carronade (cannon) and musket firing demonstrations."

Mark Your Calendars: New Visitor Center To Open June 9 At Santa Monica Mountains NRA

A new visitor center at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area will open at the King Gillette Ranch on June 9, replacing an older National Park Service facility outside the NRA.

Concert Featuring Rock Legends To Benefit Joshua Tree National Park Association

Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen, stalwarts in the ranks of rock-and-roll, will perform a benefit concert June 1 for the Joshua Tree National Park Association.