The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

  • Editor's note: With nearly 400 units of the National Park System, one probably is close enough for you to visit in a day. But how should you organize those visits? The staff at Big Bend National Park put together the following primer for exploring their park.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

  • Shenandoah National Park displays so many different moods throughout the year, that it's hard to capture them all.

  • With another holiday weekend on tap, the folks at Mammoth Cave National Park are planning to offer some free cave tours on January 14, 15, and 16th.

    Superintendent Patrick Reed says the tours will be through the Mammoth Passage cave.

    “With 397 national parks throughout the country, most Americans live within a few hours of a park, making them places for eas

  • During its 27th Annual Conference the Everglades Coalition announced its priorities for 2012, priorities that range from better water conservation in the landscape that surrounds Everglades National Park to prioritization of land acquisition.

    The conference last week brought together business leaders, elected officials and environmentalists to discuss opportun

  • CenturyLink, the phone company previously known as Qwest Communications, is seeking approval to erect a roughly 80-foot-tall telecommunications tower inside Glacier National Park at the park's St. Mary administrative area.

    According to a park release, the tower would service the greater St.