Latest United States National Park Service Stories

26,000 Acres Added To Petrified Forest National Park
2011-09-09 12:06:39

The U.S. government announced on Thursday it has decided to add 26,000 acres to the National Park Service's Petrified Forest National Park.

2011-07-18 11:35:00

Plus, Experience "Trail Talk," Where YOU Ask the Questions to America's National Park Rangers WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ever wonder about the best hikes, sites and activities in America's national parks? Or are you unsure about how you should plan your next visit to a national park or what you should pack? The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's National Parks, is here to help! Today, NPF unveils Happy Trails, a new guide highlighting 25...

2011-07-14 14:30:00

MANASSAS, Va., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Service will commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Battle of First Manassas with events at the park from Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, 2011.

2011-06-29 08:54:00

National Park Foundation Invites Americans Across the Country to Celebrate Independence Day in Our Nation's Nearly 400 National Parks WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, recommends celebrating our nation's birthday in one of its nearly 400 national parks.

2011-06-20 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service, announced today it will hold its Teacher Professional Development Program on climate change at the NatureBridge campus at Marin Headlands in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area on June 20 and 21.

2011-06-02 16:19:00

National Park Foundation and Merrell also Launch "Trail Talk" featuring Interviews and Tips From National Park Rangers Around the Country at www.nationalparks.org/trailtalk. WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of National Trails Day, the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national parks, has teamed up with Merrell to invite Americans across the country to enjoy 10 can't miss trails in our national parks.

2011-06-02 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, in partnership with the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S.

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