Sightseeing

Extreme heat decimating crops in parts of Europe

Aug 10, 2017

Authorities and experts are warning that extremely hot and dry summer this year in the Balkans has decimated crops, dried rivers and hurt the animal world

'Wonderlandscape' tells story of Yellowstone National Park

Aug 8, 2017

Book Review: Author John Clayton examines key moments in the history of Yellowstone National Park in "Wonderlandscape."

Kenya: Lions kill 1 person grazing livestock in city park

Aug 7, 2017

Police say two lions attacked and killed one person among a group of men grazing cattle at Kenya's Nairobi National Park at night

Officials: Woman found dead in US park was from China

Aug 3, 2017

Authorities say the woman found dead in Yosemite National Park was from China

Trump aide dismisses Statue of Liberty 'huddled masses' poem

Aug 3, 2017

A poem added to the base of the Statue of Liberty that welcomes immigrants has been dismissed by an aide to President Donald Trump

Yellowstone grizzlies removed from threatened species list

Jul 31, 2017

For the second time in a decade, the U.S. government has removed grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region from the threatened species list.

Legendary biking on North Dakota's Maah Daah Hey trail

Jul 31, 2017

For mountain bikers, North Dakota's Maah Daah Hey Trail is such a treasure that people come from all the country to experience it

APNewsBreak: Yellowstone to punish workers for misconduct

Jul 28, 2017

With reports of sexual harassment and other misconduct tarnishing the National Park Service's image, one of its premier sites is preparing to discipline as many as 10 workers

Outdoor industry flexes political muscle in US land fight

Jul 26, 2017

Outdoor recreation industry leaders holding their last trade show in Utah have criticized GOP leaders for their opposition to a new national monument and their efforts to seize control of federal lands

Utah's crowded Zion National Park may require reservations

Jul 21, 2017

The sweeping red-rock vistas at Zion National Park are increasingly filled with a bumper crop of visitors, and now park managers are weighing an unusual step to stem the tide: Requiring tourists to make reservations