Glacier National Park
How far the national parks have come, from being described in the 19th century as unproductive wastelands to get congressional approval to now being described as economic engines that are behind nearly $27 billion in business.
With the travel season not too far off, you should be planning your national park adventures. If you're looking for a great scenic drive, we offer the following for your consideration.
There's an intriguing page within the vast nps.gov domain that opens a wonderful portal of history, one that allows us to compare today with yesteryear. The site, within the National Park Service Fire and Aviation Management section, compares historic photos taken from fire lookouts in the National Park System with today's landscapes.
What goes into Rebecca Latson's camera bag? We asked her that, and other, questions, with hopes the answers will benefit us all.
Even if Congress finds a way to keep the federal government operating beyond midnight, part of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park still might be closed Tuesday...due to snow.
Earlier this month Yellowstone National Park officials issued a release warning that grizzly bears very possibly would be active in their search for food this fall and humans should be especially alert. Well, it seems the bears took that message to heart.
So crews can get back to full speed rehabbing the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, access to Logan Pass via that road from St. Mary will end Sunday evening.
A newly married bride has been accused of pushing her husband to his death off a cliff in Glacier National Park.
As the harbinger of winter, the autumn season brings a sense of peace and introspection with its quiet isolation, broken only by the occasional haunting call of a bull elk. Crowds are fewer and dispersed. Colors are saturated. The air is clear and crisp. It’s these elements combined together that make fall my favorite season for photography.
Wonderment and joy unfold in the national parks come fall when the wild kingdom becomes more visible, literally voicing the call of the wild in parks such as Great Smoky Mountains or Rocky Mountain or winging overhead in any number of parks.
Around The Parks: Fishers In North Cascades And Mount Rainier, Yosemite Youth Programs, Glacier Conservancy Gets CEO
Fisher recovery programs at North Cascades and Mount Rainier national parks, youth programs at Yosemite National Park, and the Glacier National Park Conservancy are among the news items from around the National Park System this week.
Xanterra Parks & Resorts, which already operates concessions at Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Zion, Death Valley, and Crater Lake national parks, soon will add Glacier National Park to its portfolio.
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.
A popular, front-country campground in Glacier National Park has been temporarily closed due to bears searching for meals there.
It’s after a soft, pattering rain, with the clouds clearing and the sun streaming through, that the essence of the Western landscape rises up. The pungent scent of sagebrush is wicked up by the moist air, mingling with the sweet aroma of pine.
Most people enjoy wildlife photography. In fact, the chance to see and maybe photograph wildlife is among the top reasons people go to Glacier National Park. Are you aware that there are new viewing rules in place that may surprise you? Today, wildlife viewing and wildlife photography may be a bit more challenging based on the stringency of the new rules.
For the second time this summer, a concessions worker at Glacier National Park has died in a climbing accident.
A black bear at Glacier National Park that turned too often to campgrounds for meals was put down by park rangers "after numerous incidents in which the bear exhibited aggressive and food-conditioned behavior towards park visitors," park officials said Tuesday.
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.
Around The Parks: Drug Busts In Utah, Body Found At Glacier National Park, National Mall Photo Contest
A look at news from around the National Park System finds drug busts in Utah, another hiker death at Glacier National Park, and a photo contest for the National Mall.