National Park Service
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors May 12 after being closed for nearly three years due to a 2011 earthquake.
The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an earthquake in 2011.
The National Park Service says visitors to parks in and around the nation’s capital spent nearly $929 million in surrounding communities in 2012.
Despite the long, snowy winter in the Mid-Atlantic region, Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring between April 8-12, when they’re predicted to reach peak bloom, the National Park Service said Tuesday.
The group that built the African Civil War Memorial in Washington is now raising funds to repair it after the memorial was damaged by gunfire.
After a decade on the National Mall, the National Book Festival is moving to a new location this year due to new rules and costs associated with holding a large event on the promenade between the Capitol and Lincoln Memorial.
National Park Service sharpshooters are taking aim at white-tailed deer in Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont.
Surveyors are checking to make sure that the Washington Monument is still 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches tall.
States are using their own money to reopen some national parks, including the Grand Canyon, Statue of Liberty, Zion National Park and Mount Rushmore
A judge has temporarily opened a northern Virginia ball field that the National Park Service had closed because of the government shutdown.