The Latest News & Views

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

  • It looks like the Oglala Sioux Tribe will soon recover some of its land in South Dakota.

    Under an agreement supported by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, National Park Service officials are recommending the establishment of the nation’s first tribal national park in partnership with the tribe.

    Secretary Salazar and Park Service Director Jon Jarvis today a

  • National Park Service officials have approved a long-term plan for managing development at the Lake area of Yellowstone National Park.

  • A series of monthly astronomy parties at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan kicks off Friday when rangers and members of the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society head out after dark into the lakeshore.

    The first gathering is scheduled for Friday evening in conjunction with National Park Week.

  • The 20th year of this annual event in Townsend, Tennessee is going to be a non-stop celebration.

  • National Park Week seems like an appropriate time to check your personal library to ensure it's up to snuff when it comes to the national parks.