What's so vast and encompassing that it includes historic icons like the Statue of Liberty, cultural treasures like the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and awe-inspiring natural wonders like the Grand Canyon? The National Park Service! With...Show More Summary
National Park Week begins on Saturday
In celebration of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary, an iconic 1912 painting of the natural wonder will now help shuttle your mail across the country.
An update from the National Park Service.
America's national public lands rank as one of the greatest public legacies of all time. Just think about the array of landscapes that belong to all of us, all Americans. To name just a few: Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Bryce Canyon, Rocky Mountain, Great Smoky Mountains, Acadia and Everglades national parks. Show More Summary
I was once told that Lyndon Johnson considered putting a proposal in one of his budgets for the federal government to sell several of its national parks and then lease them back from the new owners. I have no idea whether this is even close to true. It’s indeed plausible that [...]
Locations: Yosemite, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Grand Tetons, Dinosaur National Monument Click PLAY or watch it on Vimeo.
Concerns over water, massive public outcry are cited as reasons for denying growth of national park gateway town.
A years-long effort to turn a tiny town near the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park into the site of 2,200 new homes and a sprawling commercial area was rejected Friday by federal officials. They cited threats to the area's fragile water supply and other environmental concerns but also remarkably...
National parks like Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon preserve the rare, natural beauty of our country. In recognition, President Barack Obama recently designated three new national monuments in California: the Castle Mountains National...Show More Summary
On this day nearly 100 years ago, in 1919, the Grand Canyon National Park was born. To celebrate the park's birthday, we're calling on President Obama to protect the park and its watershed, from toxic uranium mining and other threats, for the next 97 years and beyond. Show More Summary
#1 A Grand Tour of Yosemite #2 Northern Glacier National Park #3 Teton Crest Trail #4 Zion’s Narrows #5 John Muir Trail #6 Royal Arch Loop, Grand Canyon #7 The Southern Olympic Coast #8 Spider Gap-Buck Creek Pass Loop, Glacier … Continue reading ?
Never been to the Grand Canyon? There's now a webpage for that.
Just one of many surreal scenes hiding in the country's 15th oldest national park.
Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon—you’ve obviously heard of America’s most famous national parks, but did you know the National Park Service manages a whopping 59 parks? From coast to coast (with a couple of parks beyond those coasts), these protected areas represent the best of what this country has to offer. Show More Summary
Why, yes. Yes they did. About two posts ago, I pointed out that there are some places where the geology is kind of...monotonous. One of those places is the vast sage plain east of Grand Canyon and Flagstaff, around the towns of Holbrook and Winslow (yes, that Winslow). Show More Summary
A jarring report from the inspector general’s office: National Park Service employees who conduct trips on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon have been engaged in sexual misconduct and harassment for years, led by boatmen who try to “get laid as much as possible,” according to a new inspector general report. Several members of […]
A history of Grand Canyon sexual harassment of female employees on river trips has been alleged. Male staffers at the National Parks Service location have been accused of touching their female counterparts inappropriately and propositioning them for sex, according to a new federal watchdog report. Show More Summary
A new report by a federal watchdog outlines a history of harassment on river trips through Grand Canyon National Park in which male park employees allegedly propositioned female colleagues for sex, touched them inappropriately and made lewd comments. The report obtained by The Associated Press...
Stephen Wilkes' photographs of the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park are literally timeless.