National Park Service
The National Park Service is seeking bids to operate a boat rental facility at the site of a popular kayak-rental business along the Georgetown waterfront.
The National Weather Service says the Potomac River is likely to experience its worst floods in at least 16 years in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Earthquake specialists are meeting on the National Mall today to discuss the lingering effects of the 5.8 magnitude earthquake experienced one year ago today.
The National Park Service says the White House Visitor Center is scheduled to close this weekend for more than a year for rehabilitation work.
The National Park Service says a remembrance of the Battle of Antietam will top a series of summertime events in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
The National Park Service says it is temporarily closing part of Assateague Island in Maryland to protect nesting piping plovers.
The Great Falls of Maryland and Virginia offer scenic overlooks, mountainous terrain for hiking, but it’s the Potomac River that connects the two sides that has been a recent cause for concern, with an increasing number of swimmers drowning in it each year.
The National Park Service is bringing interpretive bus tours back to the National Mall after the previous tour operator went out of business.
Washington is getting ready to celebrate 100 years with its famous cherry blossom trees, and peak bloom season is just around the corner. The Cherry Blossom Festival will be an expanded 5-week ceremony in 2012.
The National Park Service will replace an inscription of a controversially paraphrased quote on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and replace it with the full transcription.
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