National Parks

The social distance of the coronavirus pandemic is reminding Americans of the healing powers of the great outdoors.
The Trump administration had resisted closing park services, until now.
The fisher was once hunted nearly to extinction and its populations have been slow to recover.
"Moving from park to park allowed me to love people fast and hard and then take off for somewhere new."
The National Park Service backed down from its plan to severely limit protests near the White House and National Mall after a wave of bipartisan outrage.
Yellowstone National Park officials said the visitor ventured off a boardwalk in the dark and tripped into a thermal spring near Old Faithful geyser.
The Department of Interior broke the law by raiding park entrance fees, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park explains its ickiest "mystery."
The D.C. landmark has been closed for repairs to its elevator.
A witness who videoed the encounter said the bison became “agitated by all the people and noise” and “just kind of attacked.”
The White House has been preparing for Trump's extravagant military displays, which will reportedly include tanks and a flyover from Air Force One.
The president has long been fascinated by displays of military might.
"Donald Trump's Independence Day" as the National Park Service calls it, will include military jets and a speech by the president.
Code Pink organizers plan to bring a giant diaper-clad Trump to the president's Fourth of July rally in DC -- but would rather the entire event gets canceled.
They could vanish in 50 years – or be protected by "wildlife corridors," researchers say.
California's iconic national park was subjected to acts of vandalism and destruction during the lapse in appropriations.
President Donald Trump signed a short-term deal Friday to end the partial government shutdown.
One day after a partial government shutdown came to an end, park rangers were able to greet visitors.
While many national parks have been forced to close, there are great state-run alternatives.
Keeping parks and monuments open while the government is shuttered is “mortgaging the park service’s future,” one ranger said.