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The Smithsonian Institution has agreed to take over custodial care of the National Park Service's natural history collections to make them available to outside researchers for the first time.
All entry fees for national parks are waived. But many national parks offer visitors more than just the beauty of nature. They also offer a history lesson.
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial continues to draw big crowds after its unveiling late last summer.
Archeologists at Historic Jamestowne are kicking off their 19th field season.
Plans to change a quote carved on the most recognizable part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in D.C. are moving ahead.
Events around the country are planned to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and now's there's an easy way to get a feel for the complete scope of celebrations.
A dozen people have made Fort Monroe National Monument the last stop in their tour of all 397 facilities in the National Park System.
A triathlon scheduled for the nation's capital in June has been canceled after the National Park Service denied race organizers a permit to use the National Mall.