Archive List

Richmond Battlefields Plan Events Into July That Offer Innovative Insight Into “150 Years Ago”

Watt House, Gaines Mill Battlefield
The Seven Days Battles anniversary around Richmond boasts an amazing array of not-to-be-missed events including exploring battlefields at Gaines’ Mill, Glendale, and Malvern Hill that are not regularly open to the public and unique presentations that blend living history and National Park Service (NPS) ranger-led storytelling on the dates. 

Parks Beyond Borders: “Recreational Shooting” Comes To National Parks In Oz; Canadian Rep Rejects Park Cuts

Moonrise Riding Mountain
The Premier of the Australian State of New South Wales announced on May 30th that “volunteer pest control,” or the hunting of of feral animals, would be permitted in 79 of the State’s 799 national parks, nature reserves and state conservation areas, thanks to “amendments to the Game and Feral Animal Control Act 2002.”

Grand Canyon National Park Seeking Input On Fisheries Management Plans

How should fishing be managed in the Colorado River that runs through Grand Canyon National Park? What should the catch limits be, how should non-native species be addressed, and what should be done with endangered species struggling to survive?

Accidents Claim Lives Across The National Park System

Summer hasn't yet officially arrived, yet the number of visitors dying during visits to units of the National Park System is growing.

Bearpaw High Sierra Camp In Sequoia National Park To Open In Late June

With the National Park Service once again allowed to issue permits to commercial horse packers, the folks who run the Bearpaw High Sierra Camp in Sequoia National Park say the camp will be open for business beginning June 29.

National Park Mystery Spot 43 Revealed: A Vast, Cold Wilderness

This one was easiest for readers familiar with aviation nomenclature, business attire, and the aurorae.

54 New National Recreation Trails Added To System In Advance Of National Trails Day

With National Trails Day arriving Saturday, hikers, bikers, and paddlers in 23 states will have access to a new national recreation trails in their respective states.

Presidents At Mount Rushmore National Memorial Getting Facials

George, Abe, Teddy and Tom are getting a once-over from preservation specialists at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Catch Up With Friends Of Acadia When You Visit Acadia National Park This Summer

Planning to visit Acadia National Park this summer? Consider taking some time to join the Friends of Acadia during one of their many activities. Here's a list of what's on their calendar:

Annual Road Lottery Opens June 1 At Denali National Park And Preserve

For the next 30 days you'll be able to enter for a chance to drive along the Denali Park Road this fall.