The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, which does yeoman's work when it comes to helping the National Park Service oversee its namesake trail, has adopted a five-year strategic plan intended to lead to better protection and management of the trail.
It's mid-September, and while the temps are still almost summerish, the trees know fall is right around the corner, and that's a great reason to head to Shenandoah National Park now.
Flooding problems, possible sewage overflows, and downed trees were causing problems Friday for Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Rock Creek Park, and other National Park System units in and around Washington, D.C., and officials said things could get worse this weekend.
We look to national park vacations as a healthy lifestyle ingredient, one filled with fun, laughter, and lasting memories. Not on our agendas is worrying about mercury in the fish we pull from mountain streams, droughts that would beach our boats, or industrial and agricultural pollution that impairs the very waters we enjoy in the parks. Sadly, those issues aren’t foreign to the National Park System.
Appalachian Trail Hikers Suggested To Detour Around Transmission Line Construction At Delaware Water Gap NRA
When was the last time you were hiking down the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and had to detour around a construction project? That scenario will be the case for the rest of February in one section of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
A little Trail Magic will be flowing, quite literally, Friday as the Nantahala Brewing Co. celebrates the season, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
Which historic person would you take on a hike in a national park?
In what has to be a surprising development, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy is once again looking for an executive director and chief executive officer, as Mark Wenger, on board for just 18 months, is leaving at the end of the month.
New Superintendent For Appalachian National Scenic Trail Comes From Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument
The new superintendent for the Appalachian National Scenic Trail comes from Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, where she has been superintendent for the past four years.
A man intending to hike roughly 30 miles along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park has been found dead at the park's Tricorner Knob Shelter.
In a bid to stop enlargement of a transmission corridor through three units of the National Park System, a coalition of conservation groups has asked a federal judge to halt the project.