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Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Offers Aug. 9 Walking Tour

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Offers Aug. 9 Walking Tour

On Aug. 9, 2014, join park staff at the Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Kiowa County, Colorado on a narrated tour that will discuss the events of August of 1864 and their place in the Massacre at Sand Creek.

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Grand Teton

Snow Plowing of Teton Park Road Begins March 14

Snow Plowing of Teton Park Road Begins March 14 The annual snow plowing of the Teton Park Road in Grand Teton National Park will begin on Monday, March 14, 2011 weather depending.

As plowing operations get underway, recreation on the snow-packed trail will cease for the 2010/11 winter season. Park ...
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Nevada

Free Boating Over Memorial Day for Safe Boating Card Holders at Lake Mead

Free Boating Over Memorial Day for Safe Boating Card Holders at Lake Mead Taking a safe boating course does pay, especially for those who bring their boater education card or certificate to Lake Mead National Recreation Area during Memorial Day weekend.

The National Park Service is waiving lake use fees Saturday, May 28 thr...
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Arizona

Mussel-Infested Boat Quarantined at Glen Canyon Launch Area

Mussel-Infested Boat Quarantined at Glen Canyon Launch Area A vessel infested with live adult quagga mussels was prevented from launching on Lake Powell in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area on March 24 before the invasives could contaminate lake waters.

The mussels were discovered by an employee at Antelope...
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Rocky Mountain

High Winds Double Size of Rocky Mountain National Park's Fern Lake Wildfire

High Winds Double Size of Rocky Mountain National Park's Fern Lake Wildfire High winds on Saturday morning, Dec. 1, 2012, more than doubled the size of the Fern Lake Fire within Rocky Mountain National Park, with no containment of the blaze in sight, the National Park Service said.

Areas of Estes Park have been evacuated, and...
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