The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

  • It would be reasonable to expect a bit of traffic on a beautiful October afternoon in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park—especially if the road in question is U.S. Highway 441 through the center of the popular park.

Monday, October 17th, 2011

  • "The Rock" is heading east.

  • Shortly after Joan Anzelmo took over the public affairs office at Yellowstone National Park back in the 1980s, I was cautioned that she could be brusque and difficult to work with.

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

  • Significant remodeling to the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park will keep the center closed to the public through the winter.

    Among the work to be done on the project that starts Monday is installation of an evalator between floors to accommodate disabled visitors, rebuilding the restrooms, and connecting the exterior balcony to the

  • A magical setting of a glacially carved lake in the White River National Forest 10 miles east of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, photographed by Debra Miller, has won top honors in the 2011 National Natural Landmarks Photo Contest sponsored by the National Park Service.