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Rabid Beaver Bites Swimmer At Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

A swimmer cooling off at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area was bitten by a beaver that later tested postivie for rabies, according to park officials.

Search Scaling Back For Missing Hiker In Glacier National Park

With no signs of a hiker missing in Glacier National Park for the past week, park officials are scaling back the search.

Quick Response To Restaurant Fire at Grand Teton National Park Pays Off

Grand Teton National Park is one of the small number of NPS areas with "in-house" capabilities to respond to structural fires. That investment in training and equipment paid off recently when an early morning kitchen fire broke out at a restaurant in the Colter Bay area.

Take Some Insider Tips From The Shenandoah National Park Trust When You Head To Shenandoah National Park

Planning to visit Shenandoah National Park? Let the Shenandoah National Park Trust help you get the most from your visit with its insider tips.

Exploring Dinosaur National Monument Via The Green River

If you ever sat down to list the units of the National Park System that are misunderstood and under-appreciated, Dinosaur National Monument would be near the top. That realization can't be ignored if you've ever floated either the Yampa or Green rivers that cleave into and expose the underbelly of Dinosaur.

NPS Releases Prospectus For Blue Ridge Parkway Boat Rental Concession

The National Park Service recently released a solicitation for bids on a boat rental/food service operation within Julian Price Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Support Grows To Rename Pinnacles National Monument As A "National Park"

There could soon be 59 "national parks" in the National Park System.

This Video Sampler Introduces You To The More Than 20 National Parks In Virginia

Which state east of the Mississippi holds the most units of the National Park System within its borders? That would be Virginia, which counts Shenandoah National Park, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Colonial National Historical Park among its more than 20 units. This video sampler will whet your appetite for visiting Virginia and its parks.

Traveler's Gear Box: DryDudz

River trips inherently involve getting wet. And then getting dry, and getting wet again. Throughout the day. So what you wear is critical to your comfort level throughout the day. And that's where DRYDudz come into play.

"Civil War Activity Book" Published By Eastern National Helps Youngsters Understand Civil War Parks

A fun activity book filled with puzzles and history will help youngsters gain some insights to the Civil War.

Temporary Fishing Closures Instituted In Yellowstone National Park

As has been the case in recent years, officials at Yellowstone National Park have instituted some temporary fishing closures in the park because streams are getting overly warm for fish.

Mount Rainier National Park Officials Debating How To Rehab Camp Muir

What should be done with Camp Muir high on Mount Rainier? That's the question Mount Rainier National Park officials are grappling with. The facility is extremely strained by climbers and day hikers, and improvements are needed.

Few Clues Found In Search For Missing Hiker In Glacier National Park

A search for a hiker missing in Glacier National Park since Saturday has been hampered by a lack of strong clues as to his whereabouts, although park officials say partial boot prints found might belong to the man.

The Shenandoah National Park Trust: A Solid Base For The Future

Shenandoah National Park is one of the crown jewels of the national park system. Its partner, Shenandoah National Park Trust, is dedicated to ensuring that it remains that way for generations to come.

NPS Releases Concession Prospectus For Acadia National Park

The National Park Service recently issued a prospectus for ten years of seasonal retail and food service operations in Maine’s Acadia National Park. The concession consists of a large food service establishment and retail operations at Jordan Pond House plus smaller retail operations at Cadillac Mountain and Thunder Hole.

A View From The Overlook: The Petrified Wood Olympics

You'd be surprised by the lengths some folks would go to to take a colorful piece of rock from Petrified Forest National Park.

"BioBlitz" Coming To Rocky Mountain National Park In Late August

Rocky Mountain National Park boasts one of the most expansive areas of alpine terrain in the United States as well as beautiful forests and mountain meadows. To better understand, appreciate and protect this national treasure, the National Park Service and National Geographic Society are teaming up to host a 24-hour BioBlitz species count and a two-day Biodiversity Festival in late August.