The Latest News & Views

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

  • Big Bend National Park sits at a cultural crossroads—on the border of Texas and Mexico—but it speaks the universal language of natural beauty.

  • The buggiest, blistering days of summer are just ahead.

  • A draft winter-use plan for Yellowstone National Park redefines over-snow entries into the park under a system that stands to increase the number of over-snow vehicles into the park beyond the total that has been permitted in past winters.

    The plan, expected to be formally released in the coming days, calls for the park to "manage oversnow vehicles by their overall impacts to air quality, sou

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

  • Nova Scotia’s Grand Pré National Park Named Canada’s 16th World Heritage Site

    According to an article in Canada’s National Post UNESCO yesterday declared Grand Pré National Historic Site to be the country’s 16t

  • The National Park Service recently issued a prospectus soliciting proposals for a 15-year contract to operate lodging and associated services in Mount Rainier National Park.

    Associated services include food and beverage and retail operations at the two park lodges and at Sunrise Day Lodge, plus cross-country ski and snowshoe rental at Longmire, Paradise, and the Jackson Visitor Center.