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“Mountaineering with a rifle” is how Taylor Glenn summed up his first few hours of pursuing mountain goats in Grand Teton National Park.
The National Park Service is investigating the desecration of an archaeological site in the North Cascades National Park Service Complex, and the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe is hoping to bring those responsible to justice.
There are 62 official national parks in the United States. A series of no entry fee days help ensure that everyone has a chance to visit one of them.
National Park Service acting director P. Daniel Smith faces plenty of looming priorities this summer, from an $11 billion backlog in maintenance needs to natural disasters like the recent wildfire damage to Big Bend Park. But in recent days, another issue has competed for Smith's attention: how to satisfy President Trump's request to station tanks or other armored military vehicles on the Mall for his planned Fourth of July address to the nation.
President Donald Trump on Friday named the superintendent of Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park to head the National Park Service, a job that has been filled on an acting basis for nearly 20 months.
Yellowstone National Park’s superintendent said Friday that he plans to retire next year from a job he called “the best in the National Park Service” and dismissed speculation that the Trump administration pushed him out for political reasons.
It took 103 years for Glacier National Park’s Sperry Chalet to succumb to the elements. It’s going to take just over two years to restore its glory – weather permitting.
National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks’ plan to raise entrance costs at other times of the year.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke defended President Donald Trump’s decision to shrink or modify several national monuments, saying Tuesday that opponents were lying about the real power of the federal Antiquities Act.
A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks.
Gov. Jay Inslee says that a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks would hurt rural counties in Washington state.
Democratic senators are harshly criticizing a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone and Zion.
The National Park Service is floating a steep increase in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, mostly in the West, to address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure projects.
Gay rights activists who worked to get a rainbow flag installed permanently at the newly created Stonewall National Monument are upset the National Park Service says the flag isn’t actually on federal land but on property owned by the city.
The Tetons are among America’s most inspiring mountains and, over the years, they’ve exerted a powerful gravitational pull on my group of friends. One by one, we’ve scaled some of the range’s finest routes – but until recently, there was one line that had always eluded us: The entire Exum Ridge of the Grand Teton.
The National Park Service plans to thin a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups and by seeking volunteers who are physically fit and proficient with a gun to kill the animals that increasingly are damaging park resources.
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an Idaho man has died while on a private boating trip on the Colorado River.
FISHING -- It took a little patience, but Lake Roosevelt gave up two limits of five plump, red-meated rainbow trout to my fishing buddy Jim Kujala and me on a damp but pleasant Monday. We used a boat to access several shore fishing area and...
The predicted peak blooming period for this year’s cherry blossom season in Washington will be announced this week. The window is expected to be announced Wednesday at a press conference at the Newseum.