RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

National Parks

A collection of news and information related to National Parks published by this site and its partners.

Top National Parks Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • `Everglades quarter' highlights Florida ecology

    `Everglades quarter' highlights Florida ecology
    Coin collectors, nature lovers and anyone with change in their pockets soon will discover a new quarter featuring a long-necked anhinga spreading its wings in semitropical splendor in the heart of the Everglades.
  • In Katmai National Park, Alaska, up close with bears pursuing salmon

    In Katmai National Park, Alaska, up close with bears pursuing salmon
    In the Alaska of my mind, it is always summer. A bear stands hip-deep in glacial runoff, swatting salmon and swallowing them whole. Eagles wheel overhead. Moose meander in the bush. The theme from "Northern Exposure" echoes across the tundra. The real...

    Travel letters: The joys of visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park

    Lodging and more at Lassen I loved the article on Lassen Volcanic National Park ["That Wow Moment" by Rosemary McClure, Aug. 10]. My husband and I enjoyed several days there over Thanksgiving a couple of years ago. Although the road past the visitor...

    Wildfire near Yosemite park prompts 13,000 evacuation orders

    (Reuters) - Firefighters from across California were sent to battle an out-of-control wildfire on Tuesday near Yosemite National Park and authorities ordered the evacuation of 13,000 homes and businesses, officials said. Gusty winds fanned the Junction...

    Girl plunges 550 feet to her death at Yellowstone National Park

    (Reuters) - An 8-year-old girl plunged some 550 feet (168 meters) to her death at Yellowstone National Park on Sunday after stepping off a trail overlooking a 1,200-foot (366-m) canyon and losing her footing, a park official said on Monday. The child and...