Lanes entering Zion National Park’s South Entrance will be closed for 15 minute intervals between 7 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, and Wednesday, April 5, to prepare for moving the South Entrance Monument in order to accommodate more entrance lanes going forward.
A wet winter has brought back to life a spring that is being blamed for saturating soils and causing the Big Oak Flat Road in Yosemite National Park to slide downhill, creating a more-than-200-foot problem engineers are working to fix.
A $1,000 reward has been posted by the National Park Service for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever stole fossilized tracks from Death Valley National Park.
Bill Sycalik is a man with a mission: Firstly, to run a 26.2-mile marathon in all 59 of the national parks in the U.S., and also to encourage as many people as he can to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Officials in a Connecticut city illegally withdrew $110,000 from a National Park Service grant program and pled ignorance to the rules they were supposed to follow, according to an Interior Department investigation.
Has anyone not heard that the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park is one of the best places on Earth to paddle or float? Or that the New River Gorge National River has one of the best one-day whitewater paddles in the National Park System? If you’ve heard of those, and other iconic paddling spots in the park system, perhaps you are looking for something new, and not so thick with other boats that you’ll slap each other’s paddles. Let us offer you some suggestions, in no specific order.
In a move interpreted by the National Parks Conservation Association as "a direct attack on national parks," President Trump has directed the Interior Department to review, and possibly rescind, regulations pertaining to oil and gas drilling in units of the National Park System.
President Trump's executive order Tuesday calling for a ramp-up in coal production from federal lands and a scrapping of President Obama's Climate Action Plan was quickly criticized by conservation and environmental organizations. Unclear, however, was how the move might directly impact national parks and the National Park Service's climate change initiatives.
A bipartisan effort was launched in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to slowly but steadily wipe out the National Park Service's maintenance backlog, currently estimated at roughly $12 billion.
In "National Park Roads: A Legacy In The American Landscape," Dr. Timothy Davis details the history of a relationship as fragile and monumental as Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road – full of ups and downs, twists and turns, challenges and beauty. It is a story that many of us take for granted; after all, a park’s road serves as a de facto tour guide for most visitors, and that’s due to intricate planning and inventive engineering by park leaders for over 100 years.