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With thunderstorms and windy conditions in the forecast, residents and visitors near the community of Wawona in Yosemite National Park were evacuated Saturday as the 3,191-acre South Fork Fire burned less than a mile to the east.
Springer Mountain, Katahdin, the Presidential Range, and the White Mountains are all iconic, all dramatic, in their own geologic and cultural heft, each with their own stories. And then there’s Grandfather Mountain.
Acadia National Park lovers embrace the park along Maine's coast for its magnificent scenery: granite summits, sparkling lakes, bold coastlines. And they love Acadia for its cultural treasures: world class hiking trails, the carriage roads with their exquisite bridges, and other iconic structures. In fact, it's the interweaving of natural and built landscapes that makes this place so special among national parks.
For the second time this week, rangers at Grand Teton National Park needed a helicopter to rescue a climber on Grand Teton.
Seven search teams today headed into rugged terrain of Great Smoky Mountains National Park in a coordinated effort to find a teenager who hasn't been seen since last week.
At first you ignored it, then you paid a bit of attention, but finally the national interest in Monday's solar eclipse swept over you, too. If you want to see the eclipse, either totality or partial, in the National Park System, here's a last-minute guide to where you can do that.

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