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If you're looking for information on a specific park, make your choice to the left. If you're looking for some great photos, you can click on the Photo Gallery in the top menu. You can even buy your own prints and merchandise of them from the same top menu. You can find our own HD video clips up there too. Of course, there are plenty of photos and video within individual park sections as well.
This site is a great source of information, but there is always more. We have that covered too. You can find books, maps, and DVDs of the parks on our pages, once again from the top menu. Finally, if you've got questions on one of the parks, or the website itself, feel free to Contact Us. Just keep in mind that while we're very knowledgeable about the parks, we are not a representative of the National Park Service.
Below, you will find excerpts of the latest news, events, and current stories on the parks, as well as updates to the site itself. For all of the news, see our News and Articles section.
Winter season closures are beginning in Acadia National Park. On October 31, Hulls Cove Visitor Center and Sand Beach Entrance Station will close for the season. Beginning on November 1, information will be available every day at the Winter Visitor Center at park headquarters on Route 233, except on Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25, [Read More]
Denali National Park officials confirm that a solo backpacker was killed by a grizzly bear along the Toklat River the afternoon of Friday, August 24. A wallet with probable identification of the victim was found near the kill site, and NPS rangers are working to make positive confirmation and notify next of kin. It [Read More]
Katmai National Park officials are studying possible plans to replace the bridge over the Brooks River near Brooks Camp. The current bridge is a floating, temporary span that is installed at the beginning of the tourist season, and removed in the fall. Anyone who has visited the park has likely heard the term “bear jam”. [Read More]
The Fremont River waterfall area in Capitol Reef National Park has been closed to public access, and will remain closed throughout the warm months. This is a very unfortunate thing, because, in our opinion, it’s one of the more unique things to be seen in the region. However, this feature is not a natural [Read More]
We have finished a complete replacement of our HD video clips. Our cameras recorded all of these scenes in full HD 1080p, but we had edited and uploaded them in 720p. They have all been re-encoded and uploaded in full 1080p. The embedded player on our video pages is now internally hosted through our own [Read More]
Big Oak Flat Road in Yosemite National Park is expected to reopen at 6AM on Saturday March 12th. This is a full month earlier than was expected. Once work was begun, it was found that the damage was not quite as bad as thought. Also, the very mild winter weather allowed crews to work 24/7 [Read More]
Big Oak Flat Road in Yosemite National Park closed again today, and will remain closed until sometime in early April. The road closed for a few days last month, when a major rockslide fell on the road. It was reopened quickly, but was unpaved. The road is closing now to allow the section to be [Read More]