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A fire burned 15 acres around the famous Scotty’s Castle in Death Valley National Park today. The castle was undamaged, but is expected to be closed to visitors for several days while water and power are restored to the area.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced the completion of road repairs to Newfound Gap Road (Hwy 441). The road has been closed since the January 16th landslide that washed away approximately 200 feet of the road. At 10:00 am on April 15, the Park officially opened the road to all thru traffic between Cherokee, [Read More]
A significant rockfall occurred at the Hickman Bridge Trailhead off Utah Highway 24 during the early morning hours of Saturday, March 23. Several hundred tons of material fell, blocking the only trail access to Hickman Bridge. One rock was the size of a large automobile. The trailhead was officially closed upon discovery of the rockfall. [Read More]
Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) due to a landslide which undercut the road near mile marker 22 between Collins Creeks and Webb Overlook at 9:40 am. The slide is estimated to be a 200 foot section of road extending 1000 foot down slope, but the full extent of [Read More]
Winter season closures are beginning in Acadia National Park. On October 31, Hulls Cove Visitor Center and Sand Beach Entrance Station will close for the season. Beginning on November 1, information will be available every day at the Winter Visitor Center at park headquarters on Route 233, except on Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25, [Read More]
Denali National Park officials confirm that a solo backpacker was killed by a grizzly bear along the Toklat River the afternoon of Friday, August 24. A wallet with probable identification of the victim was found near the kill site, and NPS rangers are working to make positive confirmation and notify next of kin. It [Read More]
Katmai National Park officials are studying possible plans to replace the bridge over the Brooks River near Brooks Camp. The current bridge is a floating, temporary span that is installed at the beginning of the tourist season, and removed in the fall. Anyone who has visited the park has likely heard the term “bear jam”. [Read More]