Glaciers are the master craftsmen of mountains. Down through the centuries their massive weight grinds down and rearranges the face of mountains. Glaciologist Jon Riedel takes a look at these rivers of ice, and their impact on the landscapes of North Cascades and Mount Rainier national parks, in this captivating video.
In the wake of an accident in which a 6-year-old boy was swallowed by a sink hole in the Mount Baldy sand dune at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, officials have closed access to the massive dune indefinitely.
A crack in the Blue Ridge Parkway has led officials to close a 21-mile stretch of the scenic parkway until they can more closely assess the stability of the road.
Nearly $200,000 In Grants Distributed To Help Improve Historic Preservation Across National Park System
Nearly $200,000 is being distributed across the National Park System to help staff use science and technology for historic preservation.
Around The Parks: Drug Busts In Utah, Body Found At Glacier National Park, National Mall Photo Contest
A look at news from around the National Park System finds drug busts in Utah, another hiker death at Glacier National Park, and a photo contest for the National Mall.
Do people really have a problem telling the difference between mountain goats and bighorn sheep? Perhaps. The folks at Parks Canada thought it was a big enough issue to produce the following witty and whimsical skit on the two creatures, with Banff National Park as a backdrop.
Student Conservation Association Working On Repairing Gateway National Recreation Area's Hurricane Damage
Hurricane Sandy last fall left Gateway National Recreation Area a mess, particularly along Great Kills Park. Fortunately, the Student Conservation Association came to the rescue.
A 6-year-old boy trapped for more than three hours in a sand dune at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore was reported to be in critical condition Saturday, though was responding to doctors.
The body of a man missing in Shenandoah National Park since last weekend has been found, although a cause of death has not yet been determined.
Driving Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is not for those who suffer vertigo. No guardrails will stop your vehicle if you edge off the pavement, and the flanks of the mountains drop away quickly, and steeply.
A search was under way Wednesday for a Virginia man who failed to return from a weekend trip to Shenandoah National Park.
When Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials implemented an off-road management plan for the 70-mile-long seashore off North Carolina's coast, they agreed to create new public access points to the beach. Next week the public will get a chance to discuss those plans.
A section of the Jones Hole Trail in Dinosaur National Monument remains closed to hikers and anglers until geologists can determine whether a cliffside has stabilized after releasing several rock slides last month.
A 21-year-old Florida man climbing in Glacier National Park was killed when he fell about 1,000 feet from Apikuni Mountain, park officials said.