National Park

Harpers Ferry

Reports Of Partying Are Being Investigated Following Harpers Ferry Blaze

Investigators in historic Harpers Ferry are looking into reports of teens partying just before a massive fire began on Thursday morning.


Harpers Ferry

3-Alarm Blaze Destroys 5 Businesses In Harpers Ferry

A major blow for one of the most historical areas across the country. A fire rips through parts of Old Town Harpers Ferry near the National Park destroying several businesses.



Park Holding First Meeting On C&O Canal Fee Plan

The National Park Service has canceled its first public meeting about charging entrance fees along the entire, 185-mile length of the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park.


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National Parks In D.C. Area Called $929 Million Boon

The National Park Service says visitors to parks in and around the nation’s capital spent nearly $929 million in surrounding communities in 2012.



Rock Slide Closes C&O Canal Trail’s Paw Paw Tunnel

The National Park Service says a rock slide has closed the Paw Paw Tunnel in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.



Big Slackwater Section Could Reopen Next Month

A broken link in America’s longest national park is nearly fixed.



Harriet Tubman National Park Sought In Maryland

Senator Ben Cardin is making another push to create national parks in Maryland and New York dedicated to Harriet Tubman.



Assateague Island Waives Fees For Park Week

Assateague Island National Seashore is waiving its entrance fee for National Park Week, allowing free access to the shore in both Maryland and Virginia.