The unseasonably dry winter in the High Sierra means some tough times in campgrounds this summer at Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks in California.
Discovery of piping plover chicks has led to temporary closure of off-road vehicle access to part of Cape Hatteras National Seashore as required under the seashore's off-road management plan.
Historic Old Fall River Road, a popular, historic one-way dirt road from the east side of Rocky Mountain National Park to the Alpine Visitor Center, will be closed for about two weeks for repairs to damage caused by avalanches.
Searchers have had no luck in their hunt for a man gone missing at Mesa Verde National Park earlier this week.
Firefighters are making slow, but steady, progress on containing the Big Meadows Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park.
A wildfire in the backcountry of Rocky Mountain National Park has shown little growth in the past two days, giving firefighters a chance to make progress in containing the blaze.
A former superintendent of Olympic National Park has been elected president of the Friends of Olympic National Park.
Boaters at Delaware Water Gap NRA have been ordered to wear U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device (PFD) in good and serviceable condition while on board any vessel on the waters of the Delaware River within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
Last fall we took a look at the interesting creatures that live in potholes in Canyonlands National Park. Now we can offer you a video of life in those emphemeral water holes, thanks to the staff at Canyonlands.
Two butterflies native to South Florida are most likely extinct, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
How would you react if charged by a moose? A visitor at Denali National Park, worried about the safety of others, shot the animal in the head, a decision the Park Service has determined was justifiable.
One of the many joys of being a national park ranger is that you get to referee America’s culture wars.
For many, Big Bend National Park would not be the first place you would associate with fossilized dinosaur remains. However, the park located in south Texas continues to surprise researchers with the fossils that turn up.
One of the iconic scenes at Grand Teton National Park is that of the TA Moulton Barn on Mormom Row. That barn turns 100 next month, and there will be a celebration to both recognize the history of the barn and to raise money to help preserve it.
Members Of Congress Call On President Obama To Join Them In Supporting National Park Service On Eve Of Centennial
With three years to go until the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, a bipartisan coalition of U.S senators and representatives is asking Pres. Obama to work with them on developing and executing a “bipartisan, dynamic, and effective initiative to commemorate the national park centennial and prepare our national parks for their second century of service to the American people.”
Just as the Blue Ridge Parkway winds 469 miles down the spine of the Blue Ridge Mountains through Virginia and North Carolina, so too does an Appalachian tradition of mountain music run deep in the history and culture of the people whose ancestors settled the region and gave it its special character.
A search was under way Tuesday morning for a man reported missing at Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado.
In what has to be a surprising development, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy is once again looking for an executive director and chief executive officer, as Mark Wenger, on board for just 18 months, is leaving at the end of the month.
Trail Work Requires Slight Reroute Along Jenny Lake Trail To Hidden Falls In Grand Teton National Park
One of the most beautiful hikes for families young and old at Grand Teton National Park is the trail around Jenny Lake to Hidden Falls and Cascade Canyon. While you can still do that hike, trail work means you'll have to take a slightly steeper route for the next few weeks.