Parks in the News
Dangerous weather conditions apparently played a role in the death of a male hiker who fell from Half Dome Saturday afternoon.
A surprise inspection of commercial tour buses at Yosemite National Park turned up numerous safety concerns. Over half the buses inspected were cited for violations and two were immediately removed from service.
Efforts to convince a black bear in Glacier National Park that it shouldn't hang out around people have led to the bear's death, according to park officials.
Caution: Lakes that have been emptied for repair work can harbor deep pits of mud. A 19-year-old discovered that the hard way when she became mired up to her waist at Cuyahoga Valley National Park.