With Tropical Storm Issac taking aim on the Gulf Coast, national parks and seashores in its path are battening down and getting ready to ride out the storm.
One-hundred-and-fifty years ago, the first Confederate invasion of the North occurred in September of 1862 at present-day Monocacy National Battlefield. You can gain a sense of that event next month when Civil War re-enactors set up a Confederate camp at the battlefield.
While there are nearly 400 units of the National Park System, there are only about 150 groups today that view themselves as friends groups working to benefit the parks. Interested in creating a friends group, or need help getting your organization out of the blocks? The National Park Foundation is there to help.
Is a campsite reservation system needed at Voyageurs National Park? That's the question park officials are asking, and in light of the fact that you need a boat to reach the park's campsites, it might be a good one.
The body of a 6-year-old boy who, along with his 10-year-old brother, was swept down the Merced River in Yosemite National Park on August 15 has been recovered.
Work to improve the safety of visitors traveling the Yellow Cliff Horse Trail and Salt Pine Trail in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee will require that the trails be closed to the public next week.
Better Sanitation Called For At Curry Village In Yosemite National Park After Deadly Hantavirus Case
The death from hantavirus of a Californian who had stayed at Curry Village in Yosemite National park has led to a call for better sanitation and inspection of the popular village in the Yosemite Valley.
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August is on the run, but that doesn't mean the time to get the most out of your favorite national park in the western part of the country has passed by. Take the following tips from friends groups in Big Bend, Glacier, Grand Teton, and Yellowstone national parks to heart and you'll create years of memories.
Human remains found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are thought to be those of a man who went missing in the park this past March.
The kings are back. Less than five months after the Elwha Dam was taken down, king salmon have been spotted migrating back up the Elwha River and into Olympic National Park.
Grand Teton National Park Foundation Lands $25,000 Grant From Coca-Cola For Youth Conservation Program
Teens will be put to work improving trails in Grand Teton National Park thanks, in part, to a $25,000 grant the Coca-Cola Company has presented to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation.
In a move the Obama administration believes will make the reservation of activities on public lands easier, a makeover has been made to the reservations portal, recreation.gov.