Last December, Congress increased the price of the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass from $10 to $80. We finally have a date that the change will take effect.
The Travel Channel has crisscrossed the globe to uncover the earth’s most amazing, refreshing and off-the-beaten-path places to dive into in the new season of “Top Secret Swimming Holes,” premiering Sunday, July 23 at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Among the state of Colorado’s 29 rafting sections, the Arkansas River offers the longest stretch of whitewater, the longest boating season into September, and hosts more than 40 percent of the state’s visitors who go rafting, making it the country’s most popular whitewater rafting destination.
The National Park Service has announced that Yellowstone National Park will seek comments from the public on an environmental assessment (EA) that assesses the impacts associated with the proposed construction and operation of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) site in the park. NEON requested the National Park Service (NPS) allow a site within the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park. The NPS is not the sponsor of the project but is considering the benefits and impacts of the proposal.
Pictured: Fireworks erupt over the National Mall, July 4, 2012 (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza). The National Park Service has announced the line-up for the 2017 Independence Day celebration on the National Mall. Events this year include the Smithsonian Folklife Festival; a concert with the United States Navy...
S.C. Philharmonic “Star Wars Musiclipse” concert and laser light art installation over Congaree River are highlights.
Today, the National Park Service announced $1.6 million in grants to fund preservation, restoration and education projects at several Japanese American confinement sites. The 14 grantees in four states and the District of Columbia will tell the story of the more than 120,000 Japanese Americans, two-thirds of whom were U.S....
Everyone who pledges to get outside and camp this summer will be entered to win a Bullet Colt RV or a week-long stay at a Jellystone Resort (plus a $500 gift card for travel expenses and a $250 Jellystone Park gift card).
Olympic National Park is now accepting volunteer applications for the Olympic Marmot Monitoring Program 2017 survey season. Launched in 2010, the Olympic Marmot Monitoring Program employs teams of volunteers to visit designated survey areas within the park and gather timely and vital information about the Olympic marmot’s population presence and...
A revolutionary waterproof wheelchair propelled entirely by compressed air will enable special-needs individuals to fully experience the park.