Yellowstone National Park
There is a magical quality to fall visits to Shenandoah National Park as mile after mile of trees blazing with vivid reds, oranges, and yellows come into view along Skyline Drive. In Rocky Mountain National Park, the aspen groves you see along the lower reaches of Trail Ridge Road turn so vividly gold in the fall that they take your breath away.
This week marks a bittersweet fifth anniversary of the last time I visited Yellowstone National Park. I’d love to have gone back by now, but life has conspired to keep me out of the northern Rockies.
Cellphone users will applaud, while those who hope to avoid others' conversations might cringe, but Yellowstone National Park officials have received approval to let Verizon Wireless erect a cell tower to serve the Fishing Bridge and Lake Village areas of the park.
How Big A Difference Is There Between Professional And "Recreational" Bike Events In National Parks When It Comes To Impacts?
When it comes to cycling events in national parks, how heavily should the National Park Service weigh whether an event is a professional race when deciding if it's a worthwhile event, and what other factors should it take into consideration?
It is July in Yellowstone. At the height of tourist season it is hot and dry and traffic is moving slow throughout the park, as visitors take their time meandering the roads, hoping to see a bear or a wolf along the way and hitting the brakes if they do spot some wildlife.
Intricate details of Yosemite National Park -- the seasonal run of frazil ice, moonbows, and "neon red asparagus" -- all have fallen before the lens of Steven Bumgardner. How did he get his start capturing the essence of Yosemite, and what's next on his schedule? Traveler did a quick Q&A with Steven to learn the answers to those and other questions.
Thunderstorms raking the Rocky Mountains have led to numerous injuries, and possibly one fatality, in national parks in the region. A mud-and-rock slide Thursday afternoon at Rocky Mountain National Park also possibly trapped hikers in the backcountry.
A hiker on Electric Peak and an angler fishing the Yellowstone River died in Yellowstone National Park this week
Federal lands make up the majority of Utah's landscape, so it shouldn't be surprising that state roads crisscross those lands. But when a state road crosses a national park, and that road is going to be traversed by a bike race, should National Park Service approval be required?
While some national parks struggle with moving tourists around during the peak season due to traffic jams and road systems designed for fewer vehicles, the National Park Foundation is working to provide the National Park Service with the expertise to help improve the situation.
Help Yellowstone Park Foundation, North Cascades Institute, Land Thousands Of Dollars For Youth Programs
Whether you prefer Yellowstone National Park, or North Cascades National Park, now is your chance to help fund teen programs in one of those two parks.
Which historic person would you take on a hike in a national park?
A rash of gastrointestinal illness sweeping through Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks has National Park Service officials urging visitors and employees to pay more attention to thoroughly washing their hands.
If costs and scheduling didn't get in the way, what would be the national park trip that would top your bucket list? Want to float the Colorado through Grand Canyon National Park, or climb Mount McKinley in Denali?
Amid Accusations Of "Political Pressure," Yellowstone National Park Officials Asked To Strengthen Winter-Use Plan
"Political pressure" has forced the National Park Service to soften its approach to minimizing the impacts of over-snow traffic in Yellowstone National Park, a coalition of groups charges in comments submitted on the park's latest winter-use plan.
Around The Parks: Hot Times In Death Valley, Teachers At C&O Canal, Yellowstone Visitation, And Riding The Train
Grant Will Enable Yellowstone Park Foundation To Bring Urban, Rural Youngsters To Yellowstone National Park
A $15,000 grant from the National Park Foundation will enable urban and rural youth to visit Yellowstone National Park under a program offered through the Yellowstone Park Foundation.