Access to Yellowstone National Park’s Black Sand Basin will be temporarily closed until at least the Memorial Day weekend while maintenance crews replace and reroute a section of boardwalk that has been damaged by the area’s thermal features.
Some fascinating backcountry ranger-led hikes are on tap at Mesa Verde National Park this summer, offering you insights into places such as Oak Tree House and Spring House.
Good with paint and brush? Then you just might want to enter the upcoming Fifth Annual Plein Air Competition-Along the Crooked River: 100 Years Later at Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio.
If you're at a loss for things to do during National Park Week, which kicks off Saturday, you're not trying hard enough.
Nine months after a swimmer disappeared in the waters of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, his body apparently has been located and recovered with the help of side-scan sonar.
Sequestration. Budget cuts. Tough times for America’s most cherished places – its national parks. For Yellowstone National Park, a bit of relief from the fiscal hard times is coming from the Yellowstone Park Foundation, which is underwriting $600,000 worth of projects in the park this year.
In its biggest political coup to date, a group fighting the backcountry fees charged at Great Smoky Mountains National Park has gotten the backing of the Tennessee State House of Representatives.
A slight shift in operational hours at Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota will occur late this spring due to budget cuts mandated by Congress and the White House.
Summer is coming in. The days are getting longer, and lake, sea, and river water are getting warmer. This leads to a desire on the part of some national park patrons to take off their clothes and a similar number of fellow taxpayers to complain about nudity, with the hapless park ranger in the middle. This can lead to problems.
A congressman from California is furious over Yosemite National Park's proposed Merced River Plan, saying it calls for changes that would "limit public access and enjoyment of Yosemite."
Annual Gray Wolf Report For Northern Rockies Shows Slight Decrease In Overall Population, Increase In Packs
Wolf numbers in the northern Rocky Mountain states of Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and parts of Washington and Oregon at the end of 2012 showed only a slight decrease from a year earlier, though the number of packs increased, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
A preferred winter-use plan for Yellowstone National Park that is crafted around "transportation events" and which could allow more than twice as many snowmobiles into the park on a given day than has been experienced in recent years is open for public comment.
Who doesn't like saving money? During National Park Week, April 20-28, you can book a trip running the white water through Canyonlands National Park or Dinosaur National Monument and save as much as $200 per person.
A glance at this graphic clearly shows how the budget sequester is impacting operations at Acadia National Park in Maine.