Pictured is a Diamond Back Rattlesnake in Arizona near the Superstition Mountains. Alongside the bewitching views and recreation opportunities available in our favorite parks and hiking locations are the wildlife who call these areas home. There's something exciting about hiking along and running into one of these fascinating desert creatures who call our area home. … Continue reading #WorldSnakeDay and #WildlifeWednesday all in one!
Category: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Linda Mazzu named new superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park
Linda Mazzu has been named superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park by Intermountain Region Director Sue Masica. Mazzu brings 34 years of federal natural resources experience with her and will report to the park in early March.
Born To Fly: The Bryce Canyon Airport Welcomes Pilots at Annual Event
The annual Bryce Canyon Fly-in and Car Show this Saturday has sparked many pilots’ interest. One, Todd McCutchan, started piloting at age 12 and says he was born to fly.
Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim to Open May 15 for 2016 Season
All services provided by the National Park Service, including the visitor center, Backcountry Information Center, and campground, as well as the Grand Canyon Association bookstore, will be available on May 15 at 8 am.
Presidential Proclamation For National Park Week
Throughout National Park Week, as we celebrate the ways in which our treasured outdoor spaces enrich our lives and uplift our spirits, the National Park Service will again offer free admission to America's National Parks so more people can explore our country's vast natural beauty.
Help Glen Canyon Look its Birthday Best in 2016 and Beyond
The National Park Service invites you to help Keep Glen Canyon Clean and looking its birthday best for the National Park Service Centennial in 2016. A community and partner collaboration to improve resource conditions at Lake Powell will be underway throughout 2016.
Passport To Your National Parks® Program to Offer Centennial Cancellation Stamps in 2016
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016, the popular Passport To Your National Parks® program will offer special centennial Passport cancellation stamps at national parks throughout the country. Developed by the National Park Service’s longtime nonprofit educational partner, Eastern National, the special stamp will print a round cancellation graphic with … Continue reading Passport To Your National Parks® Program to Offer Centennial Cancellation Stamps in 2016