Dead Humpback Whale Washes Ashore On Baker Beach In San FranciscoA dead humpback whale washed ashore in San Francisco Tuesday morning, authorities said.
Stomach Illness Outbreak At Yosemite Prompts Major Clean-UpFederal health officials are inspecting Yosemite National Park's food service areas after at least a dozen people have fallen ill with stomach issues.
California Hikers Die in Fall at Arches National Park in UtahTwo people were killed and another injured when they fell near Delicate Arch in Utah's Arches National Park on Friday. All three are believed to be from California and may be related, authorities said.
Historic Point Reyes Lighthouse Set To Reopen Following $5.7 Million RenovationAfter a 13-month, $5.7 million rehabilitation, the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse will reopen on Friday.
Hundreds Celebrate 'Rosie the Riveter' at Richmond Waterfront FestivalAn estimated 1,000 people attended the Rosie Rally Home Front Festival in Richmond Saturday to commemorate the iconic, if fictional, World War II female worker known as "Rosie the Riveter."
Point Reyes Ranching, Elk Culling Proposals To Be Heard At Public HearingsThe National Park Service is holding two hearings this month on six proposals regarding cattle and dairy ranching and tule elk management on 28,000 acres in the Point Reyes National Seashore and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Marin County.
Off-Leash Dog Kills Endangered Seal Pup At Pt. Reyes SeashoreAn off-leash dog attacked and killed a seal pup last week at Point Reyes National Seashore, according to National Park Service investigators.
GGNRA Regains Top Spot As Most Visited Site In National Park SystemThe Golden Gate National Recreation Area regained the top spot as the most visited site in the National Park System in 2018, officials announced Tuesday.
Yosemite, California National Parks Returning To Normal Operations Post ShutdownCalifornia's signature national parks are getting back to normal operations following the 35-day partial federal government shutdown.
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.