The Latest News & Views

Monday, October 8th, 2012

  • Editor's note: History is key to understanding the evolution of the United States, and it is a key mission of the National Park Service. The following overview of Nez Perce National Historical Park was put together by Margaret Gonsiewski with insights from Ranger Chris Schlect.

  • Editor's note: The following story was provided by the National Park Service and was slightly edited for style.

    A small cache of weapons recently was covertly shipped to a small town in eastern West Virginia, but not to fuel an insurrection.

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

  • Costa Rica's Park: Coveted, But Not Costly

    Costa Rica’s national parks and preserves continue to attract attention from the world’s media.

  • Rangers at Lake Mead National Recreation Area have an on-going challenge: how to encourage visitors at one of the country's most popular parks to use common-sense and basic safety devices to reduce the area's sobering accidental death toll.

  • Sure, we know Everglades National Park is a low-lying tropical park in the state of Florida. But, as this video shows, it does have its high points. Well, relatively high.