Mountaineers currently pay a $200 fee to climb in Denali National Park, but the National Park Service says the fee does not come close to recouping the cost of the park's mountaineering program.
A new policy gives the U.S. Bureau of Land Management authority to designate appropriate areas with wilderness characteristics as "Wild Lands" and to manage them to protect their wilderness values. The order restores wilderness protections lost during the Bush administration.
Yosemite's famous valley, Acadia's ocean cliffs, Zion's narrow canyons. Give someone — or yourself — the gift of exploring awesome outdoor spaces in 2011 with an America the Beautiful — National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass.
The National Park Service is looking for photos that capture the scenic, natural, and historical wonders in America’s Federal Recreation Lands. The grand prize photo will appear on a 2012 America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass.
A vibrant desert sunset, light cascading across dune vegetation, and the stillness of a northern quaking bog are just a few of the visual splendors captured by photographers in the National Park Service’s 2010 National Natural Landmarks Photo Contest.
The national park rangers' ranks are growing. The newest rangers may be smaller, but they're no less enthusiastic or passionate about the parks. They're the Junior Rangers of the National Park Service.
If you were a National Park Ranger for a day, how would you describe the national parks to someone who’s never been before? Three kids, 9-12, answered that question to win the National Park Foundation's third annual Junior Ranger Essay Contest.
All national parks, national wildlife refuges, and many areas managed by the Bureau of Land Management will offer free admission on June 5-6, August 14-15, September 25 (Public Lands Day), and November 11 (Veterans Day).
Thank you to everyone who entered and participated in the first Trailspace member photo contest. Here are the top-voted winners, out of 68 entries, in the People Outdoors category, along with some words from the photographers about themselves and their photographs.
Thank you to everyone who entered and participated in the first Trailspace member photo contest. Here are the top-voted winners, out of 98 entries, in the Outdoors Landscape category, along with some words from the photographers about themselves and their photographs.