CLOSE Camping in Arizona has a lot to offer, with a multitude of world-class destinations, jaw-dropping scenery and abundant outdoor recreation. You can wake up in the desert at Lost Dutchman State Park, in one of the seven natural wonders of the world at Grand Canyon, by a sparkling lake in […]

The Nintendo Switch is poised to become one of the most successful consoles Nintendo has ever made, with it having sold over 79.87 million units worldwide in 2020. It’s coming close to reaching the heights of Nintendo’s most successful console of all time, the Wii, which sold 101.63 million units […]

The Daily Beast A Crazed GOP Wants to Cancel Baseball, Coke and Big Business Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastWhat’s left after the GOP cancels itself? You could get whiplash trying to track conservatives’ hypocritical mental gymnastics, but there is a common theme: Conservatives believe in a one-way relationship with America where […]

CLOSE Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. (Photo: Ron Holman / Visalia Times-Delta) Tourists wanting to enjoy the grandeur of Yosemite National Park this summer will have to make a reservation to enter, rangers announced Thursday. The popular destination will once again require day-use reservations in an attempt […]

Interior Secretary Deb HaalandDeb HaalandIndigenous advocacy group launches campaign against new voting bills Biden nominates Interior deputy as department’s top lawyer Overnight Energy: Haaland making moves: Discusses public lands drilling, creates unit to investigate missing and murdered Native Americans MORE met with Utah politicians, tribal leaders and other stakeholders Wednesday […]

Kristen Tate camps a lot. The freelance book editor from San Francisco takes car camping trips for two weeks every summer, during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays and often on weekends. She knows it’s tricky to make reservations for campgrounds in California, especially when you’re looking for popular sites during […]

Floribama Shore reality TV from the shores of New Jersey to the sunshine state of Florida. First premiering back in November 2017 on MTV, The ‘Jersey Shore’ spin-off Floribama Shore follows eight young adults on their summer filled with romance, bromance and drama. 9 The cast of Floribama shoreCredit: MTV […]

The Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department plans to reopen pools this summer in a phased approach. Mercer Pool currently is open to the public for reserved lap swim, water walking, and open swim. Both residents of Iowa City and non-residents can make reservations, which cost $4 per person, per […]

For older Americans battered by the jobs market during the pandemic, here’s some encouraging news: There are 7.4 million job openings in the U.S. (as of Feb. 28), the Labor Department says. That’s up from 7.1 million a month earlier and the most since January 2019. It’s the latest sign that demand […]

BLUFF, Utah—Ranchers, wildcatters, Native Americans and environmentalists are among the many looking to see how Interior Secretary Deb Haaland balances their competing interests over the vast tracts of federal lands she oversees. They will be watching closely Thursday, when the Laguna Pueblo tribe member and former New Mexico congresswoman tours […]

Historically, Big Sky has been known for not being known—that is, it’s remained (mostly) undiscovered. The mountain resort community (population 3,098) is located in southwest Montana, just off a winding two-lane canyon road between West Yellowstone (the northwest entrance to Yellowstone National Park) and bustling Bozeman. The pandemic-related fallout of 2020 […]

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide A timeline of long-term goals for restoring Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has been pushed back after park staff learned damage from the 2018 Carr Fire was even greater than previously thought.  The change in plans follows a two-year, in-depth environmental assessment, the […]

PIEDMONT The Piedmont Council Boy Scouts of America had its 100th Annual Recognition Event recently, recognizing volunteers who make the Piedmont Scouting program possible. Among the award recipients was Sue Smegal, who received the highest honor of the evening, the Silver Beaver Award. This award recognizes a volunteer who has […]

Q&A from P&R When the National Recreation and Parks Association awarded Asheville Parks & Recreation an $80,000 grant in May 2020, the original vision was to develop a community nutrition hub at the Stephens-Lee Recreation Center with the intent of improving community access to healthy foods, support services, educational programming, […]

If they can’t make the Capitol rotunda ring with shouts of “Keep It Public,” public land proponents are hoping that they can make legislators’ phones ring. On Tuesday, public land and wildlife organizations held a virtual Rally for Public Lands online to try to drum up opposition to several bills, […]

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — If you’ve been out to any West Michigan beaches yet this year, you may have noticed that there’s a little bit more of them to enjoy, and experts say it should stay that way. Lake Michigan broke water level records every month through August of […]