Canyonlands National Park
Pretty pictures of national park vistas are commonplace. But how would you react to a photo that showed the crumbling side of the parks?
A poll of Western attitudes on the environment shows some disagreement with politicians over public lands stewardship and energy generation.
Seldom Seen Smith has to be rolling his eyes, and George Hayduke just might be thinking of calling the Monkey Wrench Gang back together. Why? A voluminous Interior Department report looking at how best to manage precious water resources in the Colorado River Basin largely ignores national parks the river flows through.
Outdoor Industry Groups Urge President Obama To Create 1.4-Million-Acre National Monument Around Canyonlands National Park
With Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, vague on details concerning his plans for reducing the federal deficit and shrinking government, speculation is running heavy, and it's not encouraging for the National Park System.
Hot, Dry Conditions Prompt Fire Restrictions In Canyonlands And Arches National Parks, Natural Bridges And Hovenweep National Monuments
If you're planning a visit to southeastern Utah's national parks, be aware that the Southwest's hot, dry conditions have led National Park Service officials to issue restrictions on open fires in Arches and Canyonlands national parks as well as Natural Bridges and Hovenweep national monuments.
A number of national parks are clustered around some of the 10 rivers whose health is being threatened by mining operations, pollution, dredging, proposed dams, and other impacts that American Rivers found them deserving to be listed as America's Most Endangered Rivers.
National Parks Week Offers You An Opportunity To Save On A Float Trip Through Canyonlands National Park or Dinosaur National Monument
National Parks Week, which kicks off Saturday, brings you an opportunity to save on a float trip through either Dinosaur National Monument or Canyonlands National Park with one of the oldest raft companies in the West.
Millions of dollars are flowing to the National Park System for work on aging roads and multiple-use trails in need of some TLC, and transportation systems thanks to the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in the Parks program overseen by the U.S. Department of Transportation.