Fort McHenry Celebrates New Citizens, Defenders Day SaturdayDefenders Day is the oldest holiday in Baltimore that celebrates those who successfully defended Fort McHenry from a British attack in 1814.
Tidal Basin Access Will Be Limited During Cherry Blossoms' Peak Bloom For COVID-19 Safety If you're planning to visit the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC over the next few weeks, make sure you're aware of certain limitations due to COVID-19.
Crews Continue To Try To Move Body Of Beached Whale On Assateague IslandNational Park crews continue to try to move the body of a beached whale on Assateague Island.
Washington Monument Lights Go Out Sunday Night, NPS Investigating WhyThe Washington Monument lights went out earlier Sunday night, and now the National Park Service is working to find out why.
National Park Service Closes National Mall Ahead Of InaugurationThe National Park Service and the U.S. Secret Service have closed the National Mall to the public starting at 11 a.m. Friday through Jan. 21.
Washington Monument, Other Attractions Along DC's National Mall Closed Due To 'Credible Threats' Ahead Of InaugurationSeveral Washington DC attractions along the National Mall, including tours of Washington Monument, are temporarily closed due "to credible threats to visitors and park resources" ahead of the President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Maryland, DC, Virginia Rank Among Best Places To Visit National ParksLooking for a stay-cation idea? You may want to head to a national park.
Protesters, Supporters Gather Ahead Of VP Mike Pence's RNC Speech At Fort McHenryProtesters held a car caravan in south Baltimore Wednesday evening ahead of Vice President Mike Pence's Republican National Convention speech at Fort McHenry.
Discovery Of Unexploded WWI-Era Ordnance Shuts Down Part Of Park In DCA portion of a park in northeast Washington, D.C., is closed after an unexploded World War I-era ordnance was found during construction work, the National Park Service said.
Reopening Maryland: Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine To Increase AccessThe National Park Service announced Monday it would be increasing access to the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore as Maryland begins to open following the coronavirus pandemic.
Officials Concerned Visitors At Catoctin Mountain Park Aren't Following Social Distancing GuidelinesOfficials with the National Park Service are concerned that visitors at Catoctin Mountain Park are not following social distancing guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic.
White-Tailed Deer Population Management Resumes In Western Maryland National Parks In FebruaryVisitors and area residents should check their local park's website for information on area closures.
New National Christmas Tree To Leave Pennsylvania Friday, Be Installed At White House SaturdayThe National Park Service said Monday it will plant a new National Christmas Tree at the Ellipse on Saturday.
Horse Struck, Killed On Assateague Island By Park EmployeeA horse was struck and killed on Assateague Island early Sunday.
Senator Chris Van Hollen Secures $75M Increase In Program To Support BW Parkway RepairsSenator Chris Van Hollen announced Friday that he secured a nearly $75 million increase in a program that can be used to support Baltimore Washington Parkway Repairs.