Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the nation's most visited, to reopen Friday.
Presenting Exploring Alberta, our in-depth look at four of the finest ski resorts within the Canadian province of Alberta. Today, we’re looking at Marmot Basin. Marmot Basin Located within Canada’s Jasper National Park — an area so beautiful...Show More Summary
The New Britain Museum of American Art presents the exhibition Ansel Adams: Yosemite Valley, on view from December 8, 2016 to April 16, 2017 in the Helen T. and Philip B. Stanley Gallery. Celebrating the National Park Service?s centennial...Show More Summary
The National Park Service gained congressional authorization Dec. 8 to expand the borders of the Petersburg National Battlefield by 7,238 acres following a vote in the Senate. That move could eventually make it one of the largest historical parks in the country, according to the Civil War Trust. The Petersburg park, previously limited to 2,740 […]
The National Park Service is a proud protector of America's lands. Preserving our land not only safeguards the environment, but it also protects the stories, cultures, and histories of our ancestors. As we face the increasingly direShow More Summary
The National Parks Service blocked access to the public spot.
By Stephanie K. Meeks, president and CEO, National Trust for Historic Preservation Theresa Pierno, president and CEO, National Parks Conservation Association Photo by Mark Sandlin Many of our national parks are beautiful places filled with wondrous natural beauty and wildlife. Show More Summary
Go to Desert View Watchtower in Grand Canyon National Park. It’s 25 miles east of the South Rim’s teeming Grand Canyon Village, so many travelers miss it. (It’s not on the park’s shuttle bus routes, either.) But it’s a great stop. One reason is the panoramic desert, canyon and river view. The other...
The glaciers of Glacier National Park, which once numbered more than a hundred, will be gone by 2030 or so. The recent election has seen the loss of many things, which in terms of science and scientific understanding is truly tragic....Show More Summary
Perched more than 5,000 feet high, a group of daredevil climbers are seen suspended on El Capitan's vertical rock face in California's Yosemite National Park.
ARSON: Two juveniles charged in Smokies wildfire investigation. “Authorities have charged two juveniles in connection with the fires that started last month in the Chimney Tops area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and swept through Sevier County, killing 14 and injuring more than 130. The juveniles were charged with aggravated arson, but could […]
Deadly fire began on a popular hiking trail in a national park and quickly spread to a popular resort town, forcing mass evacuations
(Reuters) - Two juveniles were charged with arson on Wednesday in connection with the eastern Tennessee wildfires that broke out last month in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in which 14 people died, officials sai...
AAI just received this notification from Rocky Mountain National Park: Rocky Mountain National Park News Release December 5, 2016For Immediate ReleaseKyle Patterson 970-586-1363 Job Information Session For Rocky Mountain National Park Rocky Mountain National Park will be hosting a Job Information Session on Tuesday, December 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. Show More Summary
The National Park Service is quashing dissent by blocking access to public space for those who want to demonstrate before, during and after President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, Washington civil rights … Click to Continue »
With one foot in the Caribbean and another in Central America, Belize has many attributes that make it an attractive locale for a tropical vacation. An eight-day Rainforest to Reef tour organized by Mountain Travel Sobek showcases some of the country's highlights, with time set aside to kayak or...
Horseshoe Bend, four miles southwest of Page, Ariz., on U.S. Route 89, will mess with your head. You look straight down, 1,000 feet, at a 270-degree bend in the Colorado River. It looks like the river is swallowing itself. Officially it’s part of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Yet there...
noaasanctuaries: americasgreatoutdoors: Whoa! Sunlight creates rainbows from the spouts of two gray whales at Channel Islands National Park off the California coast. The waters surrounding Channel Islands are home to more than 27 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises – representing about one-third of cetacean species found worldwide. Show More Summary
If you revere the music of singer-songwriter Gram Parsons and the Flying Burrito Brothers, you’ll need to pay respects at Joshua Tree National Park’s Cap Rock. It’s near the junction of Park Boulevard and Keys View Road. And its Parsons connection dates to 1973, when, a few days after Parsons died...