tourism

Slideshow: 9 Civil War Battlefields You Helped Save

150 years ago this month, General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in […]

The 10 Least-Visited Places in the Park System

The Park Service recently released its visitation statistics for 2014. Some of the most popular parks, such as Great Smoky […]

Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California, the most popular site in the national park system in 2014.

Park Service Releases Most-Visited National Park Sites of 2014

New numbers break all-time national park tourism records

Yesterday, the National Park Service released data on the number of people who visited sites throughout the park system in […]

The Milky Way rises over Ancestral Puebloan masonry ruins of the Square Tower Group at Hovenweep National Monument. NPS photo by Jacob W. Frank.

Destination Darkness

The Increasingly Rare Starscapes of the Colorado Plateau National Parks

The Colorado Plateau stretches for 130,000 square miles across the Four Corners region of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. […]

Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area. National Park Service photo.

Reconnecting a Desert Town with Its River

Improved Tourist Attractions at Arizona’s Yuma Crossing

Situated in the corner of the Southwest where Arizona, California, and Mexico converge, the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area (YCNHA) […]