National Park Service
National Park Service officials are installing a new feature at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington to have visitors share their stories about their favorite national parks.
The National Park Service has proposed or enacted fee increases that will be used to make a dent in an estimated $11.5 billion backlog of work needed to maintain or fix roads, trails and campgrounds in federal parks and recreation areas.
After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country’s most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that’s aging and mostly white.
The National Park Service wants to begin using border collies to chase away Canada geese that frequent the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool and other spots on the National Mall.
The National Park Service is proposing higher entrance and campground fees at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.
The National Park Service wants to start charging entrance fees for the first time along the entire length of the nearly 185-mile Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park starting May 1.
The Washington Monument has reopened after being temporarily closed to visitors because of a leak above the security screening room at the entrance.
The National Park Service says it has donated 1,700 pounds of venison to feed the homeless in the nation’s capital following a recent deer hunt in Rock Creek Park.
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen after a power problem that affected the elevator has been resolved.
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument is closed Thursday because its elevator is broken.