While Hurricane Sandy tossed numerous impacts at Assateague Island National Seashore, the seashore's ponies weathered the storm just fine, according to park officials.
Ground crews, having searched extensively for a missing backpacker in the high country of Kings Canyon National Park, have been pulled from the effort, though aerial searching will continue for the time being, according to park officials.
Nearly 70 National Park System units along the Eastern Seaboard were either fully or partially closed due to impacts from "superstorm Sandy," and it could be days before some reopen.
A search for a missing backpacker in Kings Canyon National Park moved into its seventh day Tuesday, though so far the efforts have failed to turn up any trace of the man.
Updated: "Superstorm Sandy" Brings Heavy Snows, Flooding, And Towering Waves To National Park System
Sunrise today showed deep, heavy snow in national parks in the Appalachians, flooding along coastal and barrier island parks, and waves towering more than two stories along some lakeshores farther inland.
Hurricane Sandy's approach has prompted the closure of a number of National Park System units, including Shenandoah National Park and parks in the Washington, D.C., area.
With fall on the wane, and winter on the horizon, facility hours and shuttle services are changing at Zion National Park.
Come month's end they'll be moving to winter hours at Acadia National Park, where the Hulls Cove Visitor Center and Sand Beach Entrance Station will both close on Halloween.
You can add Death Valley National Park to the list of national parks that have their own "mini-guide" on the Traveler. Visit these pages and you'll find information on hiking, lodging, camping, birding, and more.
Some midweek trail closures in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be necessary through early December as elk culling operations resume.
Parts of Cape Hatteras National Seashore were left flooded and without power Sunday by Hurricane Sandy, which was prompting mandatory evacuations of other National Park System units further up the Atlantic Coast.
Searchers were expected Sunday to return to the high country of Kings Canyon National Park in their hunt for a California man who failed to return from his backpacking trip on schedule last Monday.
A Utah climber was killed in a fall at Zion National Park, where he was part of a group of four on a popular climbing route below Angels Landing.
One place where you might not need any formal celebration to mark Halloween is Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. More than a few ghost stories swirl around this West Virginia town.
With Hurricane Sandy en route to the Eastern Seaboard, units of the National Park System in her path are preparing for her arrival next week.