The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

  • With hopes of raising money to further its efforts to gain access for biking trails, the International Mountain Bicycling Association is smearing the Traveler as the evil villian.

    Unfortunately, IMBA's PR machine is twisting the facts and casting aspersions.

    In a fund-raising e-letter it sent out to its membership, IMBA claims that "the National Parks Traveler website erroneous

  • Low birth rates and high mortality rates are combining to keep the growth of the horse herd at Cape Lookout National Seashore flat, according to the seashore's annual horse census.

    The report, which covers the period of April 2011 through March 2012, placed the size of the herd on Shackleford Banks at 109.

Monday, May 21st, 2012

  • In a bit of a surprise, the National Park Service has awarded Delaware North the concessions contract for facilities in the Kalaloch area of Olympic National Park.

  • Collaboration between Yosemite National Park officials and their gateway communities is producing more transportation options for you to reach the park, options that could help reduce congestion in the Yosemite Valley.

    Under the plan announced by Yosemite Superintendent Don Neubacher, each of the four primary gateways

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

  • Public Warned About Fraudsters at Kruger National Park

    South African National Parks (SANParks) is warning the public that there seem to be people falsely claiming to represent the agency, particularly Kruger National Park (KNP).
    A release from the agency said the “fraudsters” are operating online forums that claim to be gathering customer response and passing it on to the park, and al