Tag: Sightseeing

Protecting petroglyphs as Utah County develops

PROVO, Utah — As Steve Acerson perused ancient petroglyphs on the west side of Utah Lake on an unseasonably warm February morning, he started...
Yellowstone bison again escape holding pen, but most return

BILLINGS, Mont. — For the second time this winter, someone broke into a holding pen for Yellowstone National Park bison, allowing the escape of...
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SPRINGDALE, Utah — Zion National Park in Utah is closing access to 13 popular rock-climbing cliffs as part of an annual effort to protect...
Yellowstone fee proposal advances in Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A proposal advocating for the collection of a fee at Yellowstone National Park to fund wildlife conservation efforts in the states...
Coalition of caretakers keeping Wyoming’s ghost towns alive

JAY EM, Wyo. — They used to hold Saturday night dances on the top floor of the general store that grew so large the...
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BILLINGS, Mont. — At least 96 bison attempting to migrate from Yellowstone National Park into Montana have been captured for potential slaughter under a...
Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

BILLINGS, Mont. — A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions...
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MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK, Ky. — A seasonal tour guide at Mammoth Cave National Park is working to have a memorial built for his...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Attendance at state parks rose last year once again, with 71.5 million visitors to parks and historic sites across New York...
Montana won’t allow Yellowstone grizzly bear hunts in 2018

BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana won't hold a grizzly bear hunt in 2018 after state officials said Thursday they want to avoid complicating lawsuits over...

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