A multi-day search for missing 14-year-old Jackson Standefer and step-grandmother Lou Ann Merrell in Grand Canyon National Park is winding down, with authorities drawing back some efforts after five days of intense search-and-rescueShow More Summary
National Park Retezat, Romania – On April 22, 2017 two teens were killed and 5 others were injured in an avalanche while trekking with their fathers near Lake Bucura while attempting to climb Peleaga Peak (2509 meters) in the Retezat National Park in Romania (EuroNews.com). Show More Summary
Sudan's Dinder National Park, one of the biggest wildlife reserves in Africa, is increasingly popular among tourists, with local villagers near the park doing what they can to protect the wildlife. Video provided by AFP
The Mighty 5 (Utah's national parks) are just one good reason for a trip.
If you choose to visit this park on free admission days this weekend, you won't be alone.
Two people died after falling in separate incidents in Sequoia National Park over the weekend, according to the National Park Service. On Friday afternoon, a group of climbers was descending the eastern slope of Mount Whitney when they passed a man who was climbing alone up the Mountaineer’s Route....
Dawn in Zion Canyon - Angel's Landing Trina and I are now on our way back to Campobello Island, New Brunswick, for our summer season. But first, we have a few stops along the way. Right now, we are in Springdale, Utah, for a painting retreat.It's been three years since our last retreat in Springdale, the "gateway" to Zion National Park. Show More Summary
Montana is known internationally for such recreational jewels as Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but Native Americans say the state is losing an opportunity by failing to develop and promote … Click to Continue »
Mile 342, and what a whirlwind it has been. The last few weeks have been up and down, both literally and figuratively. The Smokies. The Great Smokey National Park had it all. Spring flowers, rain, blizzards, views, sunburns. My first day was particularly beautiful. Show More Summary
April 22 is Earth Day, a world holiday celebrating our planet — the only home we've got (so far). An artist created terrifying travel posters of national parks after they've been destroyed 10 gut-wrenching pleas from astronauts to save...Show More Summary
Watch Alex Megos complete the historic first ascent of Canada's first 5.15 with Fight Club (5.15b), at Raven's Crag in Alberta, near Banff National Park. The route was bolted by Sonnie Trotter in anticipation for Megos's trip, because Trotter worried the German phenom would run out of hard... Continue reading
As National Geographic celebrates National Park Week, explore some of the United States’ iconic national parks from a different perspective.
PHOENIX (AP) — The desperate search for two people who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation.
A recently signed executive order by our glorious Orange Julius has directed the Secretary of the Interior to reconsider rules limiting energy production in our National Parks. Mother Jones: In late March, President Trump signed hisShow More Summary
Celebrate National Park Week!
Artist Hannah Rothstein imagines a bleak future for America's National Parks in a series of WPA style posters. Set in 2050, these parks will all be ravaged by the effects of climate change. This, of course, assumes they make it that long. Show More Summary
Which park will you visit? Scroll through our galleries to help you choose.
It's National Park Week, a time to honor America's many outdoor parks and, according to the National Park Service, the country's largest celebration of national heritage. The perfect way to participate in this holiday is to step outside your front door and into a national park. Fortunately, every national park in the country will be free to visit on April 22 and April 23.
It’s looking like some sites just might not be feasible. Still, BMW, in partnership with the National Park Foundation, National Park Service and Department of Energy, has hatched a plan to lure electric vehicles out of their safe urban confines and into the wilderness. Show More Summary