Don't ‘Push a Slower Friend Down' If You See a Bear, National Park Service Says
With spring on the horizon, the National Park Service is getting the word out on bear safety – in peculiar fashion that is.
Lincoln Memorial's Historic Undercroft Getting a $69 Million Makeover
A new multi-media exhibit and museum upgrades are coming to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Park Service announced.
Video Shows Dramatic Helicopter Rescue of Stranded Hikers at Zion National Park
Two hikers stranded in a snowy, remote part of Zion National Park in Utah were hoisted into a hovering helicopter sent to rescue them on Saturday.
National Park Service Warns: Don't Lick These Psychedelic Toads
The National Park Service is warning park visitors not to lick the Sonoran Desert toad.
The Real Reason the Statue of Liberty Is Green
The iconic Statue of Liberty shines bright green in the New York Harbor, but NYC natives and tourists alike may be surprised to find that the monument has not always looked this way.
San Diegans Can Visit Joshua Tree National Park For Free This Weekend
Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! As part of National Park Week, San Diegans are welcome to visit Joshua Tree for free this weekend.
Japanese Internment Camp in Colorado Named Historic Site
President Biden has signed a bipartisan bill designating a former World War II Japanese American internment camp in rural Colorado as a federal historic site managed by the National Park Service.
Senate Confirms First Native American to Lead National Park Service
The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved the nomination of Charles “Chuck” Sams III as National Park Service director, which will make him the first Native American to lead the agency that oversees more than 131,000 square miles of parks and other landmarks.
National Parks Will Waive Entry Fees in Honor of Veterans Day
The National Park Service’s final 2021 free day? It’s Nov. 11, and over 100 fee-charging parks will waive the entry fee.