The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

  • The National Park Service will soon issue a prospectus for the major concession contract in Glacier National Park.

  • A colorful rift in the earth millions of years -- and immeasurable gallons of water -- in the making, the jagged maw of the Grand Canyon draws crowds content enough to simply stare across this impressive cross-section of geology from either the South or North rim of its namesake national park.

    [i]And that can be enough for first-time visitors to Grand Canyon National Park.

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

  • With Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, vague on details concerning his plans for reducing the federal deficit and shrinking government, speculation is running heavy, and it's not encouraging for the National Park System.

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  • Officials at Grand Canyon National Park have been trying for years to reduce the congestion on the South Rim caused by private vehicles.

  • It might not cost you extra to venture off into the backcountry of Great Smoky Mountains National Park for an overnighter next year.