Lucky are those who live close to Shenandoah National Park, for they can take advantage of a months' long series of seminars for park visitors. But even if you can't attend them all, look through this list and plan your park visit accordingly.
A search and rescue mission was ongoing Monday at Grand Canyon National Park for two backcountry hikers swept down Tapeats Creek.
You know you should be alert for grizzly bears in the Northern Rockies, and sharks in the surf are a concern, but have you ever worried about hogs while hiking in a national park?
The National Park Service says work to rehabilitate the southwest corner of the Fire Island Lighthouse terrace, undermined in 2012 during Hurricane Sandy, was to begin Monday. Visitor access may be rerouted to the lighthouse’s northern entrance during the project, slated for completion by June.
A unique service allows you to download, for free, an audio copy of John Wesley Powell's The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons so you can listen to what Powell saw on your next trip down the Colorado River through Canyonlands and Grand Canyon national parks.
The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is scheduled to open May 15 with limited visitor services and water conservation measures due to a break in the North Rim water pipeline. This damaged water line does not affect South Rim or Phantom Ranch operations.
The April 2017 update for npshistory.com features 225 studies touching on national park subjects as diverse as Alaskan histories, night skies, and natural sounds. Other papers added to the site touch on National Park Service history, natural resources, social science, and National Wild and Scenic River studies.
While the federal hiring freeze has been lifted by the Trump administration, its guidelines for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce, as a memo sent out last week from the executive director of the Office of Management and Budget stated in its subject line, carries an ominous message for the National Park Service.
Joshua Tree National Park in California is making it easier and faster to get into the park. You soon will be able to use a free mobile app to prepay entrance fees.
A well-known and often-photographed white female wolf that was 12 years old was put down this week in Yellowstone National Park after being discovered in shock and dying from unspecified injuries.