PHILADELPHIA — Wissahickon Valley Park has been seeing more visitors since March as people stay in the Philadelphia area amid the coronavirus pandemic. But with increased visitors comes increased trash and debris, swimming in prohibited areas, illegal parking, and a lack of social distancing. With that in mind, the Philadelphia […]

Yosemite National Park is bringing back visitor reservations this summer. On Thursday, park officials announced that Yosemite will be limiting the number of visitors by implementing a day-use reservation system. “The temporary day-use reservation system will allow the park to manage visitation levels to reduce risks associated with exposure to […]

San Juan County has been awarded more than $250,000 to help address the impacts of increasing outdoor recreation in its backcountry. Great Outdoors Colorado, which receives money from the state’s lottery, granted San Juan County $260,000 to “advance outdoor recreation, stewardship and land protection” to meet “urgent needs and priorities” […]

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Hanauma Bay area neighbors applauded the news Friday that, owing to safety concerns arising since the nature preserve reopened Dec. 2, only visitors in vehicles would be allowed to enter from Kalanianaole Highway starting today, with no walk-ins admitted, according to […]

ELLICOTTVILLE — The coronavirus pandemic halted most U.S.-Canada border traffic in March, much to the dismay of Ellicottville businesses that count on Canadians for a significant part of the village’s tourism economy. One event after another this past year was canceled, including the Fall Festival. Businesses closed, then gradually reopened […]

Out-of-state visitors to the District of Columbia will have to provide a negative COVID-19 test, but will no longer have to quarantine upon arrival, according to updated travel restrictions announced Thursday. Mayor Muriel BowserMuriel BowserLaw enforcement braces for unrest after Election Day Pelosi at ceremony marking number of US coronavirus […]

WASHINGTON – The District opened a select number of Department of Parks and Recreation community centers, recreation centers, and aquatic facilities on Tuesday, October 13. (FULL LIST) Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and Weather The reopening provides residents with access to fitness centers and indoor swimming pools. […]