News About Olympic National Park Area

Find news about happenings in the park and communities such as Seattle.


Wildfires Lead To Closure of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Wildfires burning in and near the national park, closed the park on Monday, Nov. 28, and caused residents in fire-impacted areas to flee from their homes. Read More...

Shark and bird at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. Photo by Kate Noll

2016 National Park Photo Contest Winners

2016 Grand Prize winner is Kate Noll of wildlife from Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Runners up are Phill Monson and Sandeep Gali. + 56 Honorable Mentions Read More...

The baggage claim area at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville has been transformed into an immersive visit to nine NPS units including GSMNP. Photo by YouTube

New Murals of National Parks at McGhee Tyson Airport

On April 21st, 2016 new murals showcasing the regional National Parks of Eastern Tennessee were revealed at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville. Read More...

Boy on a forest trail

4th Graders Can Visit Parks Free For a Year

Students in the 4th grade can get a free annual entry pass for their family to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks. Read More...