When you make that road trip to Death Valley National Park, don’t just drive to Badwater, which is famed for being the lowest point in North America. Try to get there at sunrise or sunset, when the dramatic light all but transforms the landscape into a sci-fi set. Then hike a few hundred yards...
A national park since 1926, the Great Smokies at times seem overshadowed by the spectacular parks of the west: Zion, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone. In fact, a list I saw of the best national parks only includes one park in the eastern US: Acadia. I visited this park a few years back, and I can […]
El Tovar is the fanciest hotel on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. But it’s pricey, and it's got only 78 rooms. And no elevators, because it’s historic. Meanwhile, there are dozens of other rooms and cabins just as close to the South Rim. Instead of paying $217-$538 nightly (2017 rates)...
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory have helped develop a plan for the operation of Glen Canyon Dam in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, upstream of Grand Canyon National Park.
Researchers have helped develop a plan for the operation of Glen Canyon Dam in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, upstream of Grand Canyon National Park. The plan, known as the Glen Canyon Dam Long-Term Experimental and Management...Show More Summary
This wonderful tour is bookended by stays in beautiful San Francisco and desert playground Palm Springs. It takes in glitteri...
When President Obama created the César E. Chávez National Memorial in 2012, the first National Park unit to recognize the work of a contemporary Latino, he unleashed a wave of support for making our parks and public lands more relevant...Show More Summary
MailOnline Travel has rounded-up the best newcomers among the most magnificent old-timers, all nestled a stone's throw from America's best National Parks.
Thunder River/Deer Creek Loop is one of the best hikes in North America. Epic.???? Click PLAY or watch a guided trip on YouTube. (8min) Read the Backpacker.tv trip report. This 21.5-mile clockwise loop in Grand Canyon National Park strings together … Continue reading ?
1.7M acres would be carved from Kaibab National Forest around Grand Canyon National Park.
There are easier viewpoints to reach in Yellowstone. But if your heart and legs are up to it, take the Brink of the Lower Falls trail along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. The trail of switchbacks down to the falls is 3/8-mile long with a 600-foot drop — slow going on the way back up....
National parks are an incredible treasure for landscape photographers. While popular parks like Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier, and the Grand Canyon tend to get the most attention in regards to photography, there are plenty of other parks with amazing scenery. The post 10 Underrated National Parks for Landscape Photographers appeared first on Loaded Landscapes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee is investigating complaints of sexual harassment, bullying and other misconduct at national parks across the country, including at iconic sites such as Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon. The...Show More Summary
The National Park Service could be in for a rough day Thursday, as officials from Yosemite and Grand Canyon are scheduled to testify at a congressional hearing on alleged mismanagement … Click to Continue »
As promised, here are the paintings from the 2016 Grand Canyon Celebration of Art. These are all for sale through the Kolb Studio on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. For details on the event and the sales, please visit www.grandcanyon.orgStill to come is the Quick Draw piece. Show More Summary
Canyon Trails 12x24 oil by Michael Chesley JohnsonAvailable at Kolb Studio, Grand Canyon National Park Friday, September 16, 2016My goal Thursday afternoon was to finish the 12x24 I’d started at Yaki Point the day before. I was eager -- okay, let’s be honest and say “impatient” -- to get going. Show More Summary
A raft floating the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, courtesy of Grand Canyon National Park. Last week, the Arizona Republic reported that a Navajo Council member has introduced legislation to approve the Grand Canyon Escalade Project, a...Show More Summary
William “Buckey” O’Neill constructed his cabin in 1890 in the area now known as Grand Canyon National Park. Buckey was an author, sheriff, a judge and an associate of Theodore Roosevelt’s Rough Riders. He was a contributory of the Grand Canyon Railroad and died while fighting in Cuba in 1898. Show More Summary
An Ecuadorian woman has fallen to her death at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in Yellowstone National Park. Twenty-one-year-old Estefania Liset Mosquera Alcivar was a park concession worker from Quito, Ecuador. She fell into the canyon at Grandview Point around 3:15 a.m. Friday. Park officials...
Yellowstone National Park worker, Estefania Liset Mosquera Alcivar, 21, fell to her death at the Grand Canyon around 3:15 a.m. on Friday. Alcivar was socializing with a handful of co-workers when she stepped too close to a huge drop-off area and plunged onto the rocks far below. Show More Summary