Sightseeing

Report: Ex-Yosemite chief belittled workers, mainly women

Apr 10, 2017

A new report says the former superintendent of Yosemite National Park created a hostile workplace by belittling employees, using words such as "stupid," "bozo" and "lazy," and showing gender bias against women

Ethiopia park tries to relocate settlers to protect wolves

Apr 9, 2017

Thousands of Ethiopian wolves once roamed much of this country's mountainous north, but their number has fallen dramatically as farmers encroach on their habitat and introduce domestic dogs that carry rabies

The Latest: Xi sightsees, talks trade in Alaska layover

Apr 8, 2017

Chinese president Xi Jinping talked trade with Alaska Gov. Bill Walker during a refueling stop Friday night in Anchorage

APNewsBreak: Pearl Harbor nonprofit CEO placed on paid leave

Apr 6, 2017

The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter

Solar eclipse mania spurs festivals, tours, sold-out hotels

Apr 4, 2017

Destinations in the path of the Aug. 21 solar eclipse are going wild with plans for festivals, concerts and viewing parties

Watch their steps: Track journey of Yosemite bears online

Apr 3, 2017

Wildlife enthusiasts worldwide can track the movement of Yosemite National Park's iconic black bears through a new website

Trump donates first 3 months of salary to Park Service

Apr 3, 2017

President Donald Trump is donating the first three months of his salary to the National Park Service

Centennial of US entrance into WWI lures visitors to museum

Apr 3, 2017

The centennial of the U.S. entering into World War I is luring visitors to the national tribute to the fighting in Kansas City

Maintenance backlog at US parks could fuel budget cuts

Apr 2, 2017

Visitation to national parks, monuments and other sites managed by the National Park Service increased in 2016 but the parks' popularity has led to $11.9 billion in deferred maintenance needs

1 South African park employee killed in elephant herd attack

Mar 31, 2017

1 South African park employee killed in elephant herd attack, another badly hurt