The Latest News & Views

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

  • The final update on the Shenandoah National Park Neighbor Mountain Fire has been issued as containment reaches 85% and “many firefighters head home,” said Linda Friar, the fire's incident public information officer.

    Two crews remain to assist the Park with the fire.

  • Car-Free National Park Travel Is Possible In Britain

    Now is peak time for national park travel in the UK—especially perhaps if you want to get out of London and avoid the Olympic throngs.

  • A Blue Ridge Parkway study shows that National Park Service signing seems to be reducing the number of accidents on the high road.

  • Saturday was a black day for Yankee fans, as National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis traveled to Boston to add Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, to the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Climbing in the Tetons of Wyoming can be one of the most incredible experiences in the national parks, but it is not without risk.

    Fortunately, as this video shows, the climbing rangers of Grand Teton National Park are well-prepared to help you in an emergency.