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Va. to receive grants to protect battlefields

The National Park Service has awarded grants totaling $950,000 to help protect Civil War battlefields in five states.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 02:43pm EST

Tags: Civil War battlefields, National Park Service

Skyline Drive reopens in time for peak fall foliage

The end of the government shutdown couldn't come soon enough for the communities along the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park as the park welcomes visitors during the peak of the fall foliage.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 05:49am EDT

Tags: foliage, Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, shutdown, National Park Service, Hank Silverberg, leaves, fall

Amid shutdown, runners protest at Valley Forge, Pa.

Dozens of people staged a protest run through Valley Forge National Historical Park on Sunday after a runner and others were ticketed amid the government shutdown.

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 09:45pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, protest, National Park Service

D.C. to pick up fed's slack, will collect mall trash

In an effort to keep the national parks clean, D.C. public works staff will collect the trash at publicly accessible National Park sites for the duration of the shutdown.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 03:23pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, National Mall, National Park Service

Barricades ready to block off National Mall

The National Park Service is readying signs and barricades to close down the memorials and monuments that line the National Mall in case of a government shutdown.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 06:50pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, National Mall, National Park Service, Andrew Mollenbeck

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