Latest National Park Service News

Wild horses facing removal in a North Dakota national park just got another strong ally: Congress

Mar. 12, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Advocates for some 200 wild horses roaming North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt National Park are hoping a signal of support from Congress will prevent the removal of the beloved animals from the rugged landscape. A National Park Service decision is expected...

Great Basin tribes want Bahsahwahbee massacre site in Nevada named national monument

Jan. 24, 2024 12:22 PM EST

ELY, Nev. (AP) — White attackers turned a lush, high desert oasis in eastern Nevada, with its bubbling springs and a rare stand of Rocky Mountain junipers, into killing fields. They massacred hundreds of Native people there in the 1800s — a horrific history once retold in hushed tones behind...