Accelerating the pace of engineering and science.
More than 4 million visitors flocked to the park last year, and most of them probably never ventured far enough off the well-trodden path to see one of the park’s true wonders.
Stephen Mather was a wealthy industrialist before he was called on to lead the park service. Today, his legacy can still be seen in parks across the country.
More than 4 million people visited Yellowstone National Park last year to see the park’s geysers and abundant wildlife.
Hear what active wildfire sounds like up close, the yips of wild coyotes and a rarely heard sound of a cougar.
Yellowstone National Park is home to more geysers than any place on Earth, and researchers are still learning about how they work.
The National Parks Service has been making an effort to get more people, especially young people and minorities, to visit and to care about America’s parks.
Yellowstone is America's first and most prominent national park. But it's also facing its share of challenges.
Yellowstone National Park is home to some of the most dynamic natural events and diverse populations of wildlife in the world.
Visits are booming, but American parks are also facing problems, including a multibillion-dollar maintenance backlog.
Only eight people have been killed by Grizzly bears since the inception of Yellowstone, more than 100 years ago. But the park says it averages about one attack per year.
We take a look at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, which contains two active volcanoes.
As we continue our national parks tour, Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with Aly Baltrus, Zion's chief of interpretation and visitors services.
The park was established to protect plants and wildlife that thrive in the mix of fresh and saltwater.
Acadia National Park in Maine, the latest stop on our national parks tour, was the first park east of the Mississippi.
The park draws around 10 million annual visitors.
To celebrate the centennial of America's parks system, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson is talking to park rangers and officials across the country. First stop: Denali National Park and Preserve.