The Latest News & Views

Monday, February 9th, 2009

  • If you've ever headed to Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, more than likely the first stop you made was to the restrooms at the visitor center. If so, you're well aware of the updating they need. And so you'll appreciate the effort by park officials to improve that situation.

  • The legendary phoenix may have risen from its own ashes, but a campground and other visitor facilities will soon be rising from the mud of recurring flash floods at one location in Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

  • It might have been great advertising if the 93-ton truck hauling Coca Cola products hadn't snarled traffic on the main road through Grand Teton National Park.

    Even so, the photo of the red, Coke-logo emblazoned tractor-trailer with the snow-capped Tetons as a backdrop is priceless.

  • Sherman needed 100,000 troops to take Atlanta in 1864, and you’ll need patience and good humor when you visit the best park commemorating the Atlanta Campaign.

  • Two groups in Maine have joined the legal bid to overturn the Bush administration's decision to allow national park visitors to arm themselves.