The Latest News & Views

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

  • A reliable cookstove is an essential piece of gear for campers, and if you're heading into the backcountry, a system compact in size and light in weight is ideal. Jetboil's most recent offering in that category meets those needs and then some.

    The Sol Ti (Ti for titanium) "cooking system," as the company refers to it, weighs in at 8.5 ounces.

  • A landscape significant for its role during the Mexican-American war has been added to the National Park System at Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park in Texas.

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  • A recent series of storms has left a white cloak across Lassen Volcanic National Park, where the scenic drive has turned into a wintry playground for visitors.

    "The scenic drive through Lassen Volcanic National Park has been transformed by the recent storms to a scenic winter trail," says Lassen Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz.

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

  • A long project that restored a bit of history has been completed at San Juan National Historic Site, where crews have completed restoration of the water cisterns that lie beneath the plazas of Castillo San Felipe del Morro and Castillo San Cristóbal. <p style="text-ali

  • A half-day symposium will be held Tuesday to explore the economic connections between Joshua Tree National Park and its surrounding communities in California.

    The symposium, in partnership with the Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Twentynine Palms chambers of commerce and the Morongo Basin Regional Economic Developmen