Raise the Entrance Fees for Our National Parks

Raise the Entrance Fees for Our National Parks

Hiker in Yosemite National Park (Antonina Owen / Getty Images) A family of four pays $ 4,200 for a week-long pass to Disneyland but $ 35 for a week to Yellowstone. We can pay more for our natural treasures. Inot My role as your go-to…

Which UK theme parks are open, and what are the new rules?

Which UK theme parks are open, and what are the new rules?

With more countries taken off the UK’s safe travel list this week it looks increasingly likely that the best place to spend your summer holiday will be in Britain. With most lockdown measures now eased it means venues across the country have reopened – with…

Litter, graffiti and vandalism are increasing at state parks, national forests across Colorado

Litter, graffiti and vandalism are increasing at state parks, national forests across Colorado

Spray paint and carvings on bridges and trees at Eldorado Canyon. Graffiti at Roxborough, and graffiti and vandalism at Golden Gate. Those state parks and others across the Front Range are reporting a host of negative impacts stemming from big increases in visitation that have…

Congress Moves to Shore Up Our Crumbling National Parks

Congress Moves to Shore Up Our Crumbling National Parks

Tourists at the south rim of the Grand Canyon near Tusayan, Ariz., in 2012. (Charles Platiau/Reuters) The Great American Outdoors Act won’t solve the problem all by itself, but it’s a good first step. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he summer road trip is back. As…