The National Park Service says visitors to parks in and around the nation’s capital spent nearly $929 million in surrounding communities in 2012.
Authorities say an argument between two rock climbers ended with one of them dead. Police say the two had known each other for years and now the man in custody says he acted in self-defense.
Frederick officials are starting work on the final phase of a downtown park that began as a flood control project.
Serenity. Solitude. Tranquility. While they’re not words typically used to describe the barrier island that attracts 2 million people each summer, that’s what greets visitors to Assateague Island National Seashore in autumn.
Officials in Hagerstown will open some park restrooms on nice days in November after a request from a 7-year-old girl.
Police are searching for an arsonist after nearly a dozen burning vehicles are found in a parking lot of Watkins Regional Park in Prince George’s County.
The city’s largest park could soon have fewer trees. BGE plans to replace an aging gas pipeline in Gwynns Falls Leakin Park.
Maryland’s State Highway Administration says it is creating a temporary park in a Baltimore parking space.
The National Park Service is launching a new website for teachers that will provide lesson plans and resources from parks throughout the country.
More than three decades ago, Harborplace transformed Baltimore’s waterfront. Now a local group is working to modernize the area with new parks and attractions.
A Prince George’s County man spent more than 24 hours trapped under a tree.
Plans to overhaul neglected sites on Washington’s National Mall with lakeside gardens, grassy amphitheaters and restaurants with views of the nation’s memorials are getting a boost from a German carmaker.