The Latest News & Views

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

  • Editor's note: The Traveler is expanding our coverage of national parks in other nations. We'll soon be rolling out travel features on international park destinations, but we're also christening this weekly roundup on park news from countries other than the U.S.

  • Coming upon an underground lake at Wind Cave National Park can be stunning, a pool of water surrounded by rock. But don't think about sampling the water, as it likely is high in arsenic.

    A four-year study by the U.S.

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

  • Communications upgrades to the Look Rock observation tower in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will require that the area be closed to the public from February 27 through March 23.

    The tower, located along the Foothills Parkway in Blount County, Tennessee, will be upgraded

Friday, February 24th, 2012

  • The tenth TRACK Trail interpretive path just opened on Saturday February 18th at the US Army Corps of Engineers’ [url=http://corpslakes.usace.army.mil/visitors/projects.cfm?Id=k719220]W.

  • Bear Lake is a wonderful destination in Rocky Mountain National Park.