The Latest News & Views

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

  • The spectacular flickering firefly display in the moist cool forests of the Great Smokies near Elkmont Campground has soared to such popularity that the park this year will create a new on-line ticketing system, operated through

  • Visitors to Golden Gate National Recreation Area have a new facility they can head to to orient themselves on the NRA and what there is to do.

    The National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy on Saturday unveiled the Lands End Lookout, the newest visitor center within the Golden Gate National Parks.

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

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  • Though Grand Teton National Park is open every day of the year, not all of its facilities are. With summer right around the corner, the park has released its schedule of facility openings for both Grand Teton and the John D.

Friday, April 27th, 2012

  • Moving with amazing speed, the House of Representatives today passed on a voice vote legislation designed to permit commercial horse packers to operate in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks this summer as usual.