The Latest News & Views
Curious as to how our contributing photographers got their start with the Traveler? Rebecca Latson tells us how she got her start with photography, national park photography, and photography with the Traveler.
Skim down through the list of centennial projects that will help paint buildings, repair trails, restore fisheries, help giant sequoias thrive, involve youth in the parks, and you have to give thanks to park friends groups. Corporate America? Not so much.
Nesting raptors have led to a temporary closure of some climbing routes in Joshua Tree National Park in California.
A decision by the Department of Justice to drop its appeal in a case involving a hog farm upstream of the Buffalo National River means the Farm Service Agency and Small Business Administration will have review the project's potential environmental impacts.
An area popular with hikers in Olympic National Park has also turned popular with some black bears, leading park officials to halt camping in the Enchanted Valley area.
If it bleeds, it leads, as the newspaper expression goes—readers go for the gore. So the Center for Biological Diversity’s media campaign featuring 250 dead elk at Point Reyes National Seashore is getting a lot of traction.
If you've always wanted to see fireflies flash in sync, plan to visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park in early June.
It's going to cost you a little more to enjoy Shenandoah National Park beginning May 1.
A National Park Service ban on bottled water sales, which has been attributed to a reduction in litter and garbage in general, is depriving visitors of the life-sustaining beverage, according to the International Bottled Water Association.
Standing on either rim of the Grand Canyon, it's impossible not to be overcome by the sheer depth, breadth, and length of that canyon. Yet that abyss pales in size to a newly found magma chamber below Yellowstone National Park, according to new research.
The newly-issued prospectus for concessions at Virgin Island National Park includes the demolition and rebuilding of much of the park’s hospitality facilities, most of which are at Cinnamon Bay Beach.
Top Interior Department and National Park Service officials used Earth Day to promote the National Park System as an economic engine with an annual output of $30 billion and which serves as a carbon sink with an additional value of nearly $600 million.
The National Park Service recently released a prospectus soliciting proposals for concession operations in Denali National Park and Preserve. Commercial operations required of a concessionaire in the Alaska park include transportation, retail sales, and campground management. The prospectus also authorizes, but does not require, the concessionaire to offer winter transportation, garage service, equipment rental, and ATMs.
Special Fee To Tour Ice Caves At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Covers Park's Expenses...And Then Some
A year after going deep in the hole to manage visitation to unusual "ice caves" with their dripping formations, Apostle Islands National Seashore came out head this past winter thanks to a special fee charged visitors.
It took more than a year, but crews at Joshua Tree National Park, aided by professional conservators from the University of New Mexico, have largely "erased" graffiti scratched into the Barker Dam, a historic site inside the California park.
You’ve heard about the birding festival in Acadia National Park in this space before, but it’s worth mentioning just one more time. This year’s Acadia Birding Festival is destined for greatness.
If, after the long, snowy and cold winter, you're ready for some colorful spring wildflowers, consider heading to New River Gorge National River in West Virginia this weekend for the 12th Annual New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend.
President Barrack Obama is turning to Everglades National Park to serve as a backdrop for an Earth Day discussion of climate change and the impacts it would bring to the United States.
Winter must be over at Acadia National Park in Maine, for officials have opened the Park Loop Road for wheeled traffic, a kickoff to the summer high season.