National Park Service
JACKSON, Wyo. — National parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year, according to a new study.
WASHINGTON — The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety.
The best way to see the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is from the water.
LAKE VILLAGE, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Four-year-old Ronia Kuipers sat on her father’s shoulders to sneak a better peek at a grizzly bear on a recent afternoon.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Companies that do business in Grand Teton National Park may be sharing some of their earnings with the National Park Service.
Trying to stay positive, Kevin Tillman said he’s hopeful that Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area will have a concession provider at Ok-A-Beh Marina by the busy Memorial Day weekend.
WEST GLACIER – A “first-of-its-kind” study released last week discovered mercury in fish in some of the most remote and pristine lakes and streams in national parks across the western United States and Alaska – but it wasn’t a surprise to Glacier National Park fisheries biologist Chris Downs.
Parks • As the National Park Service approaches its 2016 centennial, it hopes to increase engagement and support.
Brad Fimrite and Wayne Wilson of Billings helped Yellowstone National Park solve a nagging waste disposal issue by developing a machine that recycles leftover fuel from propane cylinders that campers use in lanterns, heaters and stoves.
HELENA — The state of Montana and the National Park Service say they will collect information for a possible new plan to manage bison herds at Yellowstone National Park that have long been subject to slaughter over concerns they could spread disease.
CASPER, Wyo. — While backpacking his way through Europe, Brixton Doyle had a revelation.
WEST GLACIER — National parks drew almost 4.5 million people to Montana in 2012, and they spent more than $400 million in the state, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service.
Last spring Yellowstone National Park didn’t have enough money to plow entrance roads open on its usual schedule. In recent years, the park has left firefighting, administrative and other jobs open to save costs. Nobody who has driven through the park thinks it spends enough on road maintenance.
MOOSE, Wyo. — The next superintendent of Grand Teton National Park says a family trip to northwest Wyoming as a teenager helped inspire his career with the National Park Service.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A zephyr lifted ice crystals from the tops of snow-covered fir trees growing up the southern slope of Dunraven Peak in Yellowstone National Park. As the millions of crystals floated above the dense stand of trees, the warm light from the low-hanging January sun ca…
The most debated stretch of road in the National Park Service is known for its calming effect.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — The National Park Service has given the public more time to comment on a plan to improve the electrical power distribution system in Yellowstone National Park.
WEST GLACIER - The two-week partial government shutdown cut Glacier National Park's October visitor numbers in half compared to last year, but overall visits so far this year are still ahead of last year's numbers.
In a polarized political climate, a new survey shows that Republican and Democratic voters agree on one thing: keeping the National Park Service’s budget intact.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Retiring Grand Teton National Park Superintendent Mary Gibson Scott has had a parks career that saw her serve in places like San Francisco and New York, where bashing officials was a blood sport.