National Park Service
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.
The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an earthquake in 2011.
Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring between April 8 and 12, when they’re predicted to reach peak bloom.
The National Park Service says visitors to parks in and around the nation’s capital spent nearly $929 million in surrounding communities in 2012.
The National Park Service says Amish volunteers from Indiana are returning to Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont to help restore some cabins dating to the 1930s.
The group that built the African Civil War Memorial in Washington is now raising funds to repair it after the memorial was damaged by gunfire.
The National Park Service has shelved a proposed extension of the Western Maryland Rail Trail to Paw Paw because it could threaten bats that roost in three tunnels along the route.
It appears some of the old ways of life on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal gradually will be coming back to Williamsport now that the National Park Service has announced plans to move forward with at least three projects on the canal that will re-create features of the former commercial waterway and enhance visitor experiences.