National Park Service
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.
A 92-year-old Northern California woman who is the nation’s oldest full-time national park ranger said Friday she’s surprised that she has joined the ranks of those currently out of work due to the ongoing U.S. government shutdown.
Ford’s Theatre may have to postpone its run of “The Laramie Project” because the play is being forced out of the theater during the government shutdown.
Tuesday was rigging day. The day that two groups of people from across the country would be in Arizona inflating rafts to launch on the Colorado River, loading food and camping gear, and strapping it all down so it doesn’t end up in the water.
Instead, the groups of 16 people each camped out at a lodge near Lees Ferry unable to get into Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and close to the water. With the federal government shutdown, their Wednesday launch dates on one of the most coveted river trips in the country — through the Grand Canyon — appears unlikely.
The National Park Service is launching a new website for teachers that will provide lesson plans and resources about science and historic places in national parks throughout the country.