Celebrate the year-end holidays the way they did back in 1901 with a visit to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park on December 8, when park staff bring maritime history to life around a unique Christmas program.
The Civil War threw the federal government into a measure of chaos, as the country was divided and the focus was winning the war. How did the Interior Department function during this time? A new book from Eastern National recounts the department's history during those trying years.
If you are in reach of a unit of the National Park System in the coming months of winter, which hike is a must-do in your opinion?
Hunters looking for elk in Grand Teton National Park on Thanksgiving Day wound up killing a grizzly bear they said suddenly charged them. The incident prompted calls for the park to bring a halt to the annual elk hunts, but the fact remains more bears are killed by motorists than hunters in the park.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore off-road vehicle permit offices will begin issuing the 2013 annual ORV permit on Saturday, December 1, 2012.
A remote section of Big Bend National Park remained closed Monday in the wake of a mountain lion attack that left a visitor with minor injuries.
List Of Candidate Species Under Consideration For Endangered Species Act Protection Include At Least 12 From National Parks
In its annual list of species considered to be candidates for Endangered Species Act protection, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has cited at least 12 species that either can be found, or were found, in the National Park System.
A roundup of global national parks news, including the new Qausuittuq National Park in Nunavut, and plan for cooperation between Indonesian and Korean national parks.
Winter access rules are in place for Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park, where plowing operations are scheduled for three days a week.
Snowshoes are one of the preferred forms of transportation in Lassen Volcanic National Park now that snowstorms have closed the scenic drive through the park.
An upcoming one-day scientific conference at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will offer the public a chance to learn more about one of the most biologically diverse national parks in the country.
An 1840s holiday celebration will be held December 8 at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Washington state.
What can you stuff the stucking with, or place under the tree, at year's end for your national park or outdoor lover? Let us count the items.
Snowstorms so far this month have convinced officials at Mount Rainier National Park that it's time to move to winter hours in the park in Washington state.
Mesa Verde National Park is the latest addition to Traveler's essential parks guides. In these pages you'll find information on cliff dwelling tours, lodging, hiking and more.
Officials at Buffalo National River in Arkansas have reversed themselves a bit concerning proposed winter closures after an outpouring of public reaction in favor of keeping facilities open.
Yellowstone National Park officials have extended for 30 days the public comment period on a proposal to erect a 100-foot-tall cell tower to serve the Lake and Fishing Bridge areas of the park.