Visitors Cut Down Protected Joshua Trees During Government Shutdown"We've never seen this level of out-of-bounds camping" said the superintendent of California's Joshua Tree National Park.
Yosemite Among National Parks Dealing With Vandals, Human Waste Amid Gov't ShutdownHuman feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior in fragile areas were beginning to overwhelm some of the West's iconic national parks on Monday.
Gov't Shutdown Brings Reduced Services to Golden Gate National Recreation AreaDuring the partial shutdown of the federal government most physical spaces that make up the Golden Gate National Recreation Area will remain open, though services will be substantially curtailed.
Study Links Air Pollution To Drop In National Park VisitorsVisitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday.
SF Nonprofit Funds Renovation in Death Valley, Western ParksThe San Francisco-based Fund for People in Parks has raised more than $800,000 for 30 projects at 11 different parks including Great Basin National Park and Death Valley National Park
Popular National Parks To Raise Fees To $35, Not $70The Interior Department is increasing fees at the most popular national parks to $35 per vehicle.
Reservations Required This Year to Park Near Yosemite 'Firefall'Adventurers and shutterbugs hoping to catch a glimpse of Yosemite National Park's annual "firefall" will need reservations to park near the sunset spectacle on El Capitan.
Last Native American Village in Yosemite Being RebuiltWhen completed, tourists will be able to visit the Miwok village, although some spiritual ceremonies may only be open to tribal members.
National Park Service Reduces Free Admission DaysThe National Park Service announced this week it's waiving admission fees on only four days in 2018.
Park Service Drops Funding For Black Panther Party ProjectThe National Park Service has withdrawn plans to pay nearly $100,000 for a project honoring the legacy of the Black Panther Party after police groups complained to President Donald Trump.
Park Service Proposes Doubling Entrance Fees At Yosemite, Grand CanyonThe National Park Service is floating a steep increase to entrance fees at 17 of its most popular sites next year.
National Park Service Drops Effort To Restrict Dog Walking In GGNRAThe National Park Service on Thursday said it is dropping a more than decade-long fight to impose new restrictions on dogs in the Golden Gate National Recreational Area.