This year, National Parks Week is April 20th through 28th. As part of that, you can visit any National park for free from Monday, April 22 through Friday, April 26.
In honor of its birthday, we have chosen Arches National Park in Utah as our Friday mystery photo. Arches was actually first established as a national monument on April 12, 1929.
It wasn't until 1971 that Arches gained its national park designation.
Yosemite National Park is one of many national parks that will be negatively impacted by budget cuts this year.
On March 1st, Congress' inability to agree on a federal budget led to sequestration - an across-the-board five percent cut to government programs.
It seemed fitting this week to showcase a national park photo as a way to spotlight the budget cuts that will soon be harming our n
The National Park Service recently released a report that showed that in 2011 visits to America’s national parks generated
The National Journal recently asked nine opinion leaders what's at stake for the environment as Washington's budget cuts, aka sequestration, go into effect. Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams weighed in.
Depending on when you read this, these cuts might already be in effect.
Meanwhile oil and gas companies continue to receive unnecessary and outdated subsidies at the expense of taxpayers.
Congress is considering deep budget cuts to federal programs this March, including to National Park Service budgets.