Historic Film Footage of Bighorn Canyon Before the Dam to be Shared This Week

Bighorn Lake.
Ever wonder what lies beneath the water of those big man-made lakes in the West? Before the Yellowtail Dam was completed on the Bighorn River in Montana, an expedition took a last look at the river and canyon. A member of that group will share historic film footage and stories at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area on January 28.

SUV Goes Over The Rim Near Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

"Parking brake installed, not in use." That might have been the situation involving an SUV that fell 700 feet into Big Horn Canyon near the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area.

National Park Quiz 57: Canyons

This week’s national park quiz will find out if you know your national park canyons. Answers are at the end. If we catch you peeking, we’ll make you write on the whiteboard 100 times: “Deeply incised meanders add visual interest to canyons.”

National Park Quiz 29: Diving

It doesn't get much publicity, but some of the most interesting scuba diving in the U.S. takes place in our national parks. So grab your fins, masks, snorkels and regulators and have a go at this week's quiz. Answers are at the end. If we catch you peeking, we’ll put sand in your wetsuit.