CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's state Senate took a step toward ensuring stargazers will continue to enjoy picture-perfect constellations on Monday, passing a bill to recognize “dark sky places” with unobstructed views of galaxies hundreds of thousands of light years away.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Deb Haaland stood with fellow tribal members protesting an oil pipeline outside a reservation in North Dakota, advocated for protecting cultural landmarks in her home state of New Mexico and pointedly told government witnesses in a hearing about blasting sacred Native American sites near the U.S.-Mexico border: “I don't know how you can sleep at night.”
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DENVER (AP) — The deaths of two Colorado men caught in avalanches and a third in Montana over the frigid Presidents Day weekend show how backcountry skiers and others in the Rocky Mountain wilderness risk triggering weak layers of snow that have created the most hazardous conditions in a decade, forecasters say.
A chance to see the natural “firefall” glow in Yosemite National Park in mid-February requires patience, clear skies, water, the right weather conditions — and now a day-use reservation.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Officials have transported 50 Yellowstone National Park bison to the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes in Montana.
Yellowstone National Park became a popular pandemic vacation spot, but that doesn’t mean visitation was up.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Modern American presidents have found that a good way to get off to a fast start in office is to issue decrees like an ancient king.
In "Secrets of the National Parks: The Experts' Guide to the Best Experiences Beyond the Tourist Trail" (National Geographic, 2020), readers w…
Glacier National Park officials say the park will waive entrance fees on six days in 2021.
With the possibility of a vaccine on the horizon, perhaps we can rekindle our dreams of a future family vacation. Here are five ideas to consider.
A team of scientists and storytellers will soon be creating futuristic murals to help Yellowstone National Park's visitors understand what the park will look like late this century.
The Senate voted 73-25 to pass the bill that fully funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund at $900 million annually and removes it from the annual appropriation process.
The bill, set for a Senate vote this coming week, would spend about $2.8 billion per year on conservation, outdoor recreation and park maintenance.
Both Daines and Tester also emphasized the bill as important both as an economic driver and for quality of life.
An Arizona man suffered severe injuries after slipping on snow and falling more than 400 feet while hiking in Grand Teton National Park on Friday.
The park has been closed for over a month because of the coronavirus pandemic, and at this point it appears it will remain closed until at least the end of May with a staged opening sometime after that.
Although Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks were closed to the public Wednesday over concerns regarding spread of the new coronavirus, work continues to prepare for an eventual opening.
Of the more than 300 million visitors to U.S. national parks each year, many list wildlife watching as the top reason to go. Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks alone experience almost 8 million visits a year.
KALISPELL — A Montana outfitter has announced plans to purchase multiple electric bikes for rental use on a scenic mountain road in Glacier National Park.
Roads in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for travel by snowcoach and snowmobile on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 8 a.m.