National Park Service
Officials from the city of Cumberland and the National Park Service are making progress toward a Potomac River public access point for kayakers and canoeists.
The National Park Service is giving its approval to a plan that would have government sharpshooters kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years.
The National Park Service says it wants to expand the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg to include about 500 acres in neighboring West Virginia where Civil War soldiers fought the Battle of Shepherdstown.
The National Park Service says it wants to rewater another 2.5 miles of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in the western Maryland town of Hancock.
The National Park Service has completed a study of the Shepherdstown Battlefield and related resources.
Technically speaking, horses are as foreign to the sands of Assateague Island as phragmites, the reedy marsh plant that covers hundreds of the barrier island’s acres.
Bicyclists and hikers in western Maryland will soon have an easier time getting across the Potomac River into Paw Paw, West Virginia.
The National Park Service is warning visitors that some parks in and around Washington may close because of flooding over the weekend.
It took nearly three years and $15 million to do it but Monday, the Washington Monument is once again open to the public.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says the National Mall needs a facelift and that it won’t likely happen without private donations to help the National Park Service.
The National Park Service says it’s cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.
National Park Service rangers are rigging up at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont to learn how to rescue people in the mountains.