Archive List

Birding In The National Parks: A Conversation With American Birding Association President Jeffrey Gordon

A conversation with American Birding Association President Jeffrey Gordon.

Around The Parks: Lodging At Glacier Bay, Personal Hygiene On Mount McKinley, Explosives At Assateague Island

A scan of news from across the National Park System shows a need for a new lodging concessions at Glacier Bay National Park, a problem with personal hygiene on Mt. McKinley in Denali National Park, and an explosive situation at Assateague Island National Seashore.

5-Year-Old Dies In Boating Accident At Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

A 5-year-old was killed instantly at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah when he fell out of a boat and was struck by the propeller, according to park officials.

Trails I've Hiked: Tundra Communities Trail At Rocky Mountain National Park

It's only a mile roundtrip, and the trailhead is easy to reach, but it almost surely is the highest elevation hike most folks will do in their lives, topping out at over 12,000 feet -- if you climb atop a rock outcrop.

Exploring The Parks: Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Dr. and Mrs.King's tomb
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site takes up several city blocks in downtown Atlanta. Several buildings, gardens, statues, walkways tell the story of the Civil Rights icon.

Help Yellowstone Park Foundation, North Cascades Institute, Land Thousands Of Dollars For Youth Programs

Whether you prefer Yellowstone National Park, or North Cascades National Park, now is your chance to help fund teen programs in one of those two parks.

Tributes, Music, But No Fireworks, For Fourth Of July At Mount Rushmore National Memorial

There will be lots to do this Fourth of July holiday at Mount Rushmore National Memorial -- music, patriotic tributes, and presidential re-enactors -- but no fireworks due to the fire danger in the surrounding forests.