A female hiker who went down below the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park with a friend who planned to join a float trip was found dead in the canyon after failing to return from the hike.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
A 23-year-old Arizona man was killed when he fell about 70 feet while hiking in a canyon at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
A father and daughter whose plane crashed in the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park must have had angels on their shoulders, for they were able to walk away with only minor injuries while their aircraft was demolished.
Solo Climber With "Signs of Mental Illness" Plucked Off Mt. McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve
A Pennsylvania man who exhibited "signs of mental illness" was plucked off of Mount McKinley in Denali National Park by military crews and taken to a Fairbanks hospital, according to park officials.
While the Going-to-the-Sun Road that crosses the interior of Glacier National Park is open from end-to-end, ongoing construction work can make travel tricky at times. With that in mind, here, courtesy of the park staff, are the "top 10 things you need to know" about traveling the Sun Road this summer.2010 Going-to-the-Sun Road Construction & Travel Info..pdf
Well, the economy might be lousy, and gas prices might be uncomfortable, but that's not stopping folks from heading to Yellowstone National Park. A record 694,841 visitors to Yellowstone were counted in June.
With the climbing season in Denali National Park and Preserve winding down, now's a pretty good time to look at how climbers fared this season. Overall, those tackling Mount McKinley have had little better than a 50-50 chance of reaching the summit.
Ahh, summers in the Rocky Mountains. They're gorgeous and always surprising. Why, just last night a brief reprise of winter closed the Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park.
One of the most gorgeous areas in Yellowstone National Park is the area surrounding Yellowstone Lake. There a mix of wilderness-quality vistas and the self-contained Lake Village offer a varied experience for park visitors. How should the Park Service manage this mix in the years to come?
Irony can't be overlooked when one considers the move by Wyoming officials to hold up the federal government for millions of dollars for two square miles of land surrounded by Grand Teton National Park.
When Theodore Roosevelt National Park officials move forward this fall with a plan to reduce the park's elk population, they'll need professional meat packers to get the elk carcasses out of the park. If you fit that bill, now's the time to apply.
Calm is returning to the Norris Campground in Yellowstone National Park, where rangers have moved a grizzly who had been roaming the campground to a zoo.
Reservations for the free guided canoe trips on Cedar Creek in South Carolina's Congaree National Park can now be booked up to several months in advance, making it much easier for visitors with flexible plans to lock in seats for the popular weekend trips.
Summer days can be pretty warm in many parks, so the staff at Richmond National Battlefield Park has come up with a nice option: a series of evening guided walks and programs held every Saturday during the month of July.
There's a new book just hitting bookstores that will practically take you by the hand and lead you along some long-distance hikes in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National parks.
Two men have been apprehended at Cape Hatteras National Seashore after the latest known violation of areas temporarily closed to protect nesting wildlife. The pair has been charged with multiple violations after their dark-of-night joyride.
Another search-and-rescue operation in the National Park System has been scaled back due to a lack of success, this time in Mount Rainier National Park where a climber went missing Thursday.
Lecture Series At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Touches on Shipwrecks, Sailors, and Ice Conditions
When was the last time you heard an 1850s yarn put to song? If you're in the neighborhood of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore on Monday, you'll be able to hear what it sounds like. Or, if you're curious about Lake Superior's shipwrecks, you can bone up on them at the lakeshore as well.
Approval of plans to reconstruct a 14.5-mile stretch of the Newfound Gap Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park means visitors will have to cope with 6-to-7 years of road work on this key highway that crosses the park.
Looking for an affordable way to learn more about North Cascades National Park and hone some skills at the same time? Consider attending the "Base Camp" program offered by the North Cascades Institute.