Visitor Access To Yellowstone, Cape Cod, Grand Canyon, Other National Parks Could Be Limited By Looming Sequestration
Failure by Congress to avert a sweeping budget cut across all government agencies stands to will cut your views of the Grand Canyon, limit your access to Cape Cod National Seashore's beaches, and delay the opening of Yellowstone National Park this spring.
Glacier National Park has received a quarter-million-dollars in federal highway funds to purchase two new shuttle buses.
Curious about owls? Join a ranger for an "Owl Prowl" at Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri in a search for these majestic birds.
Tracing the history of the Civil Rights movement in America is part of the responsibility of the National Park Service, and to aid that task Eastern National has come out with a book that tracks the history.
Along its thousands of miles of shoreline, across its wide waters, and inside its secluded backwaters, the Chesapeake Bay watershed offers a rich and diverse playground, one that should become easier to navigate thanks to a campaign launched in conjunction with the National Park Service's release of its Chesapeake Bay Watershed Access Plan.
Despite a sour economy and expensive gasoline, nearly 283 visitors traveled to the National Park System in 2012, an increase of nearly 4 million from 2011 and the highest level of visitation since 2009.
Some caves continue to grow, either through natural geologic forces, or simply through greater exploration. In the case of the cave protected by Mammoth Cave National Park, human exploration has pushed its length by 10 miles, to 400 miles total.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore's campgrounds will begin to open for the season on April 5 when the Oregon Inlet, Frisco, and Ocracoke campgrounds open for business.
Visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park could be able to drive up to Clingmans Dome as soon as today if conditions allow, though bad weather could force park officials to close the access road at any time.
Lassen Volcanic National Park officials are planning a campground specifically taylored to youth groups to further enhance opportunities for youngsters to camp, explore and experience the park.
Weir Was Here -- Secret Rooms, Doors and Windows is a traveling exhibit of photographs shot at Weir Farm National Historic Site by Xiomaro, a New York-based artist. You can glimpse the richness of this show via the following video.
Death Valley National Park has some of the darkest night skies in the country, which make for incredible canvases to watch star shows on clear nights. Don't think so? Check out this video by Gavin Heffernan, Michael Darrow and Rachel Payne of Sunchaser Pictures.
Columnist PJ Ryan wonders how hard can it be to come up with a management plan for the Yosemite Valley that honors the valley and all its natural beauty and wonders.
Experiencing the natural world, and specifically national parks, seems richer when you have kids who can share the experience with you. But how do you raise outdoors-loving youngsters?
Higher fees, and the chance to reserve a spot, are being proposed for the Many Glacier Campground in Glacier National Park.
The owners of an oyster farm fighting for their business at Point Reyes National Seashore have been issued a cease-and-desist order from the California Coastal Commission pertaining to unpermitted operations.