Access Fees Proposed for 1st Time Along Entire C&O CanalThe 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.
Washington Monument Reopened After Leak Causes ClosureThe Washington Monument has reopened after being temporarily closed to visitors because of a leak above the security screening room at the entrance.
Deer Meat From Rock Creek Park to Feed HomelessThe 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.
Washington Monument to Reopen After Elevator RepairsThe National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen after a power problem that affected the elevator has been resolved.
Washington Monument Closed for Elevator RepairsThe National Park Service says the Washington Monument is closed Thursday because its elevator is broken.
61-Year-Old Man Critical After Hit-and-Run on GW ParkwayA 61-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a car in northern Virginia.
Project Opens to Build Peace Corps Memorial in D.C.The National Park Service is in the early stages of gathering ideas and comments for a new memorial in Washington that has been proposed to honor the Peace Corps and its founding ideals.
Slave Photo Discovered from Robert E. Lee's HomeThe National Park Service has acquired a rare Civil War-era photograph of an enslaved woman at Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's home in Virginia.
Report: 5-Foot Chunk of Limestone Falls From Jefferson MemorialA 5-foot-long, 3-foot-wide slab of limestone fell from the ceiling of the Jefferson Memorial in April, the National Park Service tells The Washington Post.
Group Aims to Redo Neglected Site on National Mall A group working to restore the National Mall wants to overhaul a lakeside park that honors the nation's founders but has languished for years with fetid water and crumbling walkways.
Plan Targeting 2,800 Battlefield Deer Progresses The National Park Service is tentatively approving a plan to have government sharpshooters kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years.
D.C. Street Closed for Tree RemovalTransportation officials in Washington say they're closing a stretch of 15th Street for several hours to remove a tree from Meridian Hill Park.
Visits to Md. National Parks Down Slightly The National Park Service says 6.6 million people visited national parks in Maryland in 2013.
Yellowstone National Park Road Melting From Supervolcano's HeatThe combination of the hot summer sun and geothermal activity raised the blacktop temperature to an asphalt melting 160 degrees.
Injured Hawk to be Released Back Into Wild in Northern Va.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.