National Park Service
The National Park Service says 6.6 million people visited national parks in Maryland in 2013.
The combination of the hot summer sun and geothermal activity raised the blacktop temperature to an asphalt melting 160 degrees.
An injured hawk that’s spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia.
The National Park Service says it has reached an agreement with the Smithsonian Institution to keep the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall.
The National Park Service says it is investigating what caused the elevator at the Washington Monument to malfunction two days after the building reopened.
The National Park Service will hold an opening ceremony May 12 to celebrate the reopening of the Washington Monument after years of repairs.
The National Park Service says the tower of the Old Post Office is closing for two years during renovations to the building.
Smoke rising from two areas of the Richmond National Battlefield Park over the next week will not be the work of overzealous Civil War re-enactors.
National Park Service rangers are rigging up at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont to learn how to rescue people in the mountains.
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.