Celebrate the Special Wonders of a Dark Sky

10 Spectacular Parks for Stargazing

Celebrate the Special Wonders of a Dark Sky

As the days get shorter, stargazers have more opportunities to celebrate the night—and national parks offer some of the darkest […]

Can Technology Improve the National Park Experience?

A Student Team at Acadia Tests Fun Ways to Capture the Park in Pixels

National parks are places of wonder where families can introduce their children to meteors in the starry night skies, salamanders […]

Jordan Pond at Acadia National Park in Maine.

What’s at Stake: Staff Shortages at Acadia National Park

If Congress does not act to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” the Park Service could lose 8 to 10 percent of […]

Volunteers help build the Duck Brook Connector Trail at Acadia National Park.

New Trails Make Acadia’s Beauty More Accessible

As a resident of the New York City area and the wife of a business school student, I’ve spent countless […]

The Ledges at Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio.

National Parks, and Park Apps, Free for National Park Week

Next week is National Park Week! Starting this Saturday, April 21, through Sunday, April 29, all 397 units of the park system will waive […]