Three people were killed and two others seriously injured in recent incidents in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
Yellowstone park. Credit: Pixabay, tpsdave. In 2011, America’s national parks said farewell to plastic water bottles that had been polluting the nation’s supposedly pristine area. It wasn’t for good though. In yet another decision that goes against common sense, President Trump...
Bottled water companies have been waiting for this for years.
I just got back from a five-day trip to Wyoming, where I visited Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and watched the total solar eclipse from Casper. Wyoming’s national parks are stunningly beautiful, and the eclipse was awesome. Show More Summary
Donald Trump just ended a ban that was put in place by Barack Obama back in 2011, which was meant to stop the use of plastic water bottles at national parks. The thought behind this ban was to “reduce our carbon footprint,” but it wasn’t...Show More Summary
Not all honeymoons require a passport and if you’re like us, you know the best exploring is done right in your own backyard (okay- if you live in the US). The United States has some of the most jaw-dropping and Insta-worthy landscapes out there, so if you’re looking for a domestic getaway but still want […]
(Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) In the mid-1990s, 1,000 truckloads of orange peels and orange pulp were purposefully unloaded onto a barren pasture in a Costa Rican national park. Today, that area is covered in lush, vine-laden forest.
In the mid-1990s, 1,000 truckloads of orange peels and orange pulp were purposefully unloaded onto a barren pasture in a Costa Rican national park. Today, that area is covered in lush, vine-laden forest.
How do you top a centennial? The National Park Service marks its 101st birthday Friday amid a "Parks 101" campaign enlisting celebrities as ambassadors for the park system's hidden gems. … Click to Continue »
The National Park Service says a Missouri man was fatally shot by a park ranger in northern Arkansas when he refused to drop a weapon he was carrying. The park … Click to Continue »
The winding Grande Corniche road was used in the James Bond hit GoldenEye, for example, and the Mercantour National Park is encircled by 12th and 13th Century villages.
Senior citizens will soon be asked to pay more to visit National Parks and federal recreation areas in retirement. The price of the senior pass to National Parks will increase from $10 to $80 on August 28, 2017. The America the Beautiful -- The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass, which covers lifetime visits to National Parks, has been $10 since 1994.
Dan Seftick thought his biggest challenge in life was his rare disease, dermatomyositis. When his son Greg tragically died in an avalanche while hiking in Grand Tetons National Park, he discovered there can be much bigger mountains to climb.
Far from city lights, these national parks and other public sites offer amazing views of the stars and more.
Grand Canyon national park: selling bottled water will be allowed there again. The Trump administration’s decision to reverse a ban on the sale of plastic water bottles in some of America’s most famous national parks, such as the Grand Canyon shows “the corporate agenda is king and people and the environment are left behind”, campaigners have said. Show More Summary
For the first time, drones have been used to record footage from the 20,000 square kilometre World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park National Park. The Bininj and Mungguy people, traditional custodians of this land, granted permission for the footage to be shot, giving the world a bird's eye view of the region. More »
WRAL.com: Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison said, for example, that visible sidearms wouldn’t be allowed at a similar rally in North Carolina. “Protests, you cannot carry,” Harrison said, adding that gun owners need to know the nuances of the law. Those who carry guns openly can’t do so at organized sporting events. Schools are off […]
National parks in the West and caves in New Zealand are great places to escape from our very bright planet. Turns out, humans need more darkness too.
Residents of a tiny town in Yosemite National Park will have to wait even longer to return home. Evacuation orders for Wawona that were issued Saturday will remain in place as firefighters battle a week-old blaze in the park. The South Forks Fire, which has charred 5 square miles, is 10 percent contained. Show More Summary
Evacuation orders remain in place for the tiny California community of Wawona as crews try to surround a stubborn, week-old fire in Yosemite National Park. The U.S. Forest Service said Sunday that the blaze has grown slightly and charred nearly five square miles of dry brush. It’s 10% contained....