The Latest News & Views

Monday, July 30th, 2012

  • Anyone wondering how today's youth view the national parks would have gotten some insights if they visited Bryce Canyon National Park recently.

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

  • Top Five National Parks In Ireland

    This is prime time for visiting national parks in Ireland and the Website of a private guided tour company has posted a nice round up to get you thinking (even if Ireland Chauffeur Travel’s services aren’t in your budget).

  • You can add Theodore Roosevelt National Park to the list of national parks that have their own "mini-guide" on the Traveler. Visit these pages and you'll find information on hiking, lodging, camping, birding, and more.

    The guide also includes a section on park history, including information on Theodore Roosevelt's early days in the Dakota Territory, a section on the park's curious

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

  • Cameron "Cam" Sholly has been named a new National Park Service Associate Director for Visitor and Resource Protection.

    As associate director, Sholly will manage a $125 million annual budget and a portfolio that includes 20 service-wide program areas including law enforcement, security and emergency services, fire and aviation management, risk management and occupational safety, public h

Friday, July 27th, 2012

  • How best to manage wilderness areas in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks will be the topic for public conversation come October, when the parks seek input on preliminary draft alternatives for their Wilderness Stewardship Plan.

    At a series of public meetings, the National Park Service will be seeking ideas and feedback about alternatives to address futur