Photo of the day: 'Cloud waterfalls' cascade across the Grand Canyon
As thousands across the country lined up for Black Friday madness, park rangers and tourists at the Grand Canyon lined up along Mather Point to witness a rare cloud inversion.
Elk’s sad tale a reminder not to feed wildlife
The elk made headlines when it was filmed butting heads with a photographer. Officials say the animal lost its instinctive fear of people after being fed by visitors and had to be euthanized.
If the rest of those national parks ever open, we’ve got just the treat for you Halloween hikers: 8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks
Utah national parks to open Saturday
The Department of the Interior has given states approval to open their national parks — but there’s a catch.
Big wall climbers on Yosemite’s El Cap say ‘What government shutdown?’
Climbers on El Capitan did not let a little thing like the federal shutdown get in the way of completing their goals.
As you can see from the second photo, climbers aren’t letting the shutdown get in the way of completing their projects. Each of those little lights on the cliff in the photo is a different camp.
How the government shutdown affects animals
The National Zoo is closed, goats are out of work, and the monitoring of endangered species is on hold.
How the government shutdown affects our national parks
For the first time in nearly 18 years, national parks around the country will close their gates and send their employees home. Think it doesn’t affect you? Think again.
The push to preserve human history at U.S. national parks
From the Kolb Studio at the Grand Canyon to a Civil War-era farmhouse in Virginia, some structures that nature didn’t create could use a helping hand.