Meet the researchers braving toxic fumes and wildlife encounters to understand the microbial life lurking in the national park's geothermal features.
If a high-profile volcano (think: Hawaii’s Kilauea) shows signs of instability, it’s Michael Poland’s job to reassure us that everything is going to be okay
Researchers at the University of Montana found that nearby towns dependent on tourist dollars stand to lose millions
A restored 1937 Yellowstone tour bus.
How one tragic evening revolutionized bear management in our national parks
Climate change is affecting America’s recreation meccas—from Yosemite to Yellowstone—in profound ways. As the planet heats up and weather patterns shift, so will the ways we interact with the outdoors.
The reports of sexual harassment among NPS employees continue, with new revelations about Yosemite and Yellowstone
Fit in a last-minute camping trip at one of these iconic parks before summer ends
A young man who died this month in a boiling hot spring in Norris Geyser Basin is just the latest casualty of the park’s main attraction
The best way to see a Yellowstone few people ever do
While some groups celebrate the American bison as a conservation success story, we're slaughtering the animals by the thousands
The beloved Bombardier snowcoaches are headed to the auction block
As many as 900 wild bison that graze in the park will be killed this winter, either by hunters or slaughter, to offset population growth and appease ranchers. Bison advocates, however, want to move the animals to other lands. At its heart, the debate about how to handle these creatures comes down to whether we believe them to truly be "wild."
America's most iconic park pairs perfectly with America's favorite beverage
Get a jump on the crowds. Explore our favorite hidden corners, empty spaces, and wild places in ten iconic National Parks