More than 500 firefighters are battling the El Portal Fire in Yosemite National Park, which has spread across more than 3,500 acres and threatens nearby homes, campgrounds and roads.
An expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument would protect one of the few large unspoiled sections of ocean waters on the planet. Continue reading →
President Obama announces the expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument from almost 87,000 square miles to nearly 782,000 square miles.
For the first time in 17 years, national parks across the United States are again hoisting closed signs during a government shutdown.
Visitors don't even have to get out of their cars to enjoy some of America's natural beauty.
A National Guard Predator drone is being called into action for the Rim Fire in California. Continue reading →
The wildfire threatening Yosemite National Park has grown to become California's seventh biggest ever, as firefighters battle to protect San Francisco's main water supply.
Leisure earns serious money in the United States with national parks bringing in more money than sporting events. Continue reading →
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