Western States Senators Coax Trump's Support for Historic Public Lands LegislationLawmakers have reached bipartisan agreement on an election-year deal to double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maintain national parks.
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.
Federal Plan To Allow Electric Bikes On National Park Trail Raises Safety ConcernsLast month, the Trump administration ordered a change in regulations to allow electric bicycles on every national park trail on which regular bikes are permitted. The news has drawn a mixed reaction.
VIDEO: Elephant Seals Take Over Point Reyes National Seashore Beach An unexpected influx of elephant seals has restricted access to a beach at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Bay Area Parks Reopen After End Of Government ShutdownWhile the end of the federal government shutdown meant that many recreation spaces reopened on Monday, some Bay Area parks will feel the lingering effects of the shutdown for weeks to come.
Government Shutdown Forces Yosemite To Limit Entry To Park Due To Trash, FecesThe partial federal government shutdown has forced Yosemite National Park limit entry due to a buildup of trash and human waste.
National Parks Warming, Drying Up Faster Than Rest Of Country, Study FindsNational parks are important. They're home to irreplaceable ecosystems, cultural sites and extraordinary wildlife. But according to a new study, things are not looking good for them.
Yosemite, Alcatraz Remain Open Amid Federal Shutdown, Muir Woods Closed Yosemite National Park and Alcatraz remained open to visitors Sunday while several other National Parks shuttered their doors amid the federal government shutdown.
Deadly Beauty Hidden In National ParksTwo California National Parks – Yosemite and the Golden Gate National Recreational Area -- are among the deadliest in the nation, according to a special report by Outside magazine.
Cash-Strapped National Parks System Considers Alcohol Advertising Within ParksThe cash-strapped National Parks system continues to look for new forms of revenue to help keep the parks maintained and open to the public, but a new proposal to allow alcohol companies to place their logos within the parks is getting the ire of health groups.
Free Weekend As National Park Service Turning 100-Years OldThe National Park Service turns 100-years old Thursday, and it's celebrating all weekend long.
Bay Area's National Parks Pumping $1 Billion Into Local Economy, Report FindsThe Bay Area’s eleven National Parks sites are more popular than ever, and the result is more tourist dollars being directed into Bay Area communities and businesses.
Record Number Of Visitors At National Parks In 2015Many of the country's most prominent national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion, set new visitation records in 2015.
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Yosemite's Dying Trees, Skimpy Waterfalls Are Latest Signs Of Epic California DroughtPark officials say the tallest waterfall in North America - Yosemite Falls - will likely run dry about two months early this year.