The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

  • The winter of 2010-2011 was considerably snowier than usual across much of the West, but how did that affect animals such as the bison in Yellowstone National Park?

    Scientists have released the results from the park's annual summer bison population count, and it offers some answers.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

  • Authorities are investigating the deaths of a man and woman found in a rugged section of Joshua Tree National Park.

    Shortly before 7 p.m. Monday a couple visiting the park contacted authorities to report they had found a man's body along the Black Eagle Mine Road in the southeastern section of the park.

  • Have you ever glanced up at the presidents at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and considered how much work went into carving their profiles?

  • This year has been designated as International Year of the Bat, and August 27 was chosen as International Bat Night. Mammoth Cave National Park is one of the sites around the world holding special activities to focus attention on these unusual and important animals.

  • Denali National Park and Preserve is the only national park in America with a working sled dog kennel, and the dogs are an attraction in their own right.