The Latest News & Views

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

  • Summer hasn't yet officially arrived, yet the number of visitors dying during visits to units of the National Park System is growing.

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

  • With the National Park Service once again allowed to issue permits to commercial horse packers, the folks who run the Bearpaw High Sierra Camp in Sequoia National Park say the camp will be open for business beginning June 29.

    The camp is managed by Wuksachi Lodge under Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts.

Friday, June 1st, 2012

  • With National Trails Day arriving Saturday, hikers, bikers, and paddlers in 23 states will have access to a new national recreation trails in their respective states.

    On Thursday the secretary of the Interior and the National Park Service director announced the designation of 54 trails.

  • George, Abe, Teddy and Tom are getting a once-over from preservation specialists at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

    On Thursday the Memorial's preservation team took to the presidents' profiles to get an upclose look at how the sculpture is fairing.

    Park officials say you can expect to see members of the preservation team on the faces and the mountain c

  • Planning to visit Acadia National Park this summer? Consider taking some time to join the Friends of Acadia during one of their many activities. Here's a list of what's on their calendar:

    June 2

    8:30 a.m.