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.
Ruby’s Inn, situated just outside Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, recently announced that over the past 13 years over $700,000 has been raised for the historical national park through its “Dollar Check-Off” program.
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....