ESTES PARK, Colo. — No adjectives can do Rocky Mountain National Park justice. The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra, green valleys, and roaring waterfalls render exclamation points inadequate.
WEST GLACIER – A rash of medical emergencies in the past two days – including the deaths of two visitors due to cardiac arrest – prompted Glacier National Park officials Tuesday to encourage people to “hike smart.”
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — The National Park Service is accepting more public comment on proposed infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park.
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.
An Oregon congressman is asking the Interior Department to work with states to curb gray wolf hunting around Yellowstone National Park.
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.
NEW CASTLE, Colo. — Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America’s drilling boom, according to an Associated Press review …
GREAT FALLS — Healthy snowpack and cooler summers over the past four years have slowed melting of remaining glaciers in Glacier National Park in Montana, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi and two of his Republican colleagues want to put the National Park Service’s budget under a microscope.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming’s national parks and monuments create thousands of jobs and generate more than $700 million in tourism spending in Wyoming, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service.
WASHINGTON — The government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending, the Interior Department said Monday.
CODY, Wyo. — After more than 15 years of contentious debate over snowmobile travel in Yellowstone National Park, the National Park Service on Tuesday released a final winter-use plan that appears to have a solid chance of avoiding legal challenges.
It didn’t take long for the National Park Service to begin opening closed gates and taking down barricades in Utah Friday morning.
The website used words like "rustic" and "old-world style accommodations" for the lodge, but somehow I read that as "charming" and "romantic."
The National Park Service turns 97 years old on Aug. 25, and to celebrate admission to all national parks will be free.
BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK, S.D. — The Badlands feel like they haven’t been spoiled by human hands.
WEST GLACIER — Officials with Glacier National Park have released the name of a Washington state man who died in a fall on a closed trail.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — For more than a decade, Gettysburg National Military Park has undergone a facelift.
KALISPELL — One could say that Kate Kendall is retiring at the end of this month as something of a scientific trailblazer for her work in modern grizzly bear population studies in Northwest Montana.
ST. GEORGE, Utah — Pick your pleasure: Scrambling up a steep ridge, 1,000 feet above a canyon floor? Or gliding in a golf cart down a manicured fairway, where a carpet of emerald green offers a striking contrast to the red-rock desert?