The Latest News & Views

Monday, October 1st, 2012

  • A group of "wounded warriors," veterans from, Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq, tackled Mount McKinley in Denali National Park in June. Beginning on June 11, the five spent 21 days climbing up the mountain. This is their story.

  • Across the National Park System, habitat restoration efforts seem to be ongoing daily, and specific projects can take years to complete.

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

  • Come Monday, you can send Kenai Fjords National Park around the country. At least figuratively, thanks to a new stamp from the U.S.

  • A 50th anniversary celebration is planned October 3 for the Joshua Tree National Park Association, which long has supported the park's education and interpretation mission.

    On Wednesday there will be a party in the Joshua Tree Visitor Center at 3 p.m.

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

  • Teenagers with a good eye are being invited to focus their cameras on Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and enter the park's fourth annual Digital Mountain Film Festival.

    Student filmmakers from seventh to twelfth grade can contact Park Ranger Kūpono McDaniel to arrange filming and editing at the park, and beginners are welcome.