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.
The subtleties of pruning fruit trees will be explained during a workshop at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore in early May.
Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona is one of 21 national parks selected to receive a 2017 Active Trails grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks.
Down through the past four years there have been multiple communications, and meetings, between the Obama administration and Utah politicians and communities over the possibility of national monument status for the Bears Ears landscape in southeastern Utah, according to documents obtained by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The Trump administration's plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border to keep illegal aliens out of the country has drawn a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity and U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, who claim that wall if constructed would impact millions of people, endangered species, and national parks.