National Park Service

Officials broach idea of charging for National Mall protests

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The National Park Service is exploring whether to require protest organizers to pay for the cost of providing law enforcement and other support services for...Read more

In Montana, lolling, sleepy bear attracts thousands of views

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Thousands of people are tracking the movements of a sleepy black bear who seems reluctant to leave the tree hollow it used as a den this winter.Read more

US national parks to slash number of free days for visitors

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National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free.Read more


Scientists working to predict when next big Yellowstone volcano erupts

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Yellowstone National Park holds the earth's largest concentration of thermal features. They are all part of one of the world's largest active volcanos.Read more

New quarter honoring Indiana Revolutionary War figure

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A new quarter featuring Revolutionary War figure George Rogers Clark is set for release next month in the southwestern Indiana city where his American soldiers captured...Read more

Seniors: Get your $10 lifetime National Parks pass before next week's price hike

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A lifetime pass for those over 62 will cost just $10 until the prices goes up Monday.Read more

National Park Service staff step up campaign against Trump

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The National Park Service employees' Twitter campaign against President Donald Trump spread to other parks on Wednesday, with tweets on climate change and a reminder...Read more