The park had more than 920,000 recreational visits in August, surpassing its previous busiest August on record, in 2017, when crowds came out to watch a solar eclipse.
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The resort, the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, will now be known as Palisades Tahoe.
The authorities used her case to warn the public about the dangers of the park’s hot springs, geysers and steam vents.
A large, contaminated tract of Liberty State Park in New Jersey will be cleaned and cleared for trails, sports fields and wetlands.
“Everything in your body is telling you not to do this,” said Breannah Yeh, a professional slackliner whose bouncy escapades have entertained millions on TikTok. So why does she?
The $2.7 million Marble Arch Mound was meant to create a new attraction for visitors in the middle of London. But the reality of the project is falling short of expectations.
When he saw a vacant lot three decades ago, he said, “I thought I could make something beautiful out of it.” The result was the Elizabeth Street Garden.
The pandemic ignited a conversation about the use of public space, but the city’s lack of public restrooms has led to long lines and some uncomfortable situations.
After a more subdued 2020, we’re closing out a revived Pride Month with parties, demonstrations and family celebrations.
Last year, mountain resorts were overrun by travelers in search of space and fresh air. The visitors are expected back, but now the towns have expanded activities and plans in place to deal with the crowds.
As the pandemic eases, the park has attracted crowds of young people who regard it as a place to let loose. Residents say the scene is out of control.
Taking U.S. 1 the length of Maine reveals the shifting nature of the state’s character, from lobster shacks and antiques stores to vast forests and a lost French colony.
For decades, certain corners of the city were so smoothed by money they seemed off-limits to those just starting out as adults. But for one brief shining moment, it all belongs to the young.
In an exhibition that sprawls across nearly 100 blocks of park, 24 contemporary artists address literal, metaphoric and poetic ideas of regrowth.
A national push to build urban parks is transforming Chinese cities, as the country tries to improve the quality of daily life.
The wet Memorial Day weekend did not quite live up to the celebration of the city’s reopening that many New Yorkers were hoping for, but they made the best of it.
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually and in person in New York City.
Low-income residents and people of color have significantly less space available to them than residents of white and wealthy areas.
“Witch Hunt,” meet grand jury.
Demonstrations across the city took on varied tones throughout the day, a mix of frustration, celebration and sadness.
“Birding Bob” knows how to find the birds of New York City. But some people aren’t happy about how he does it.
In the Pacific Northwest, Maya Lin’s ‘art landscapes’ celebrate the river’s partnership with Native American tribes.
Little Island, developed by Barry Diller, with an amphitheater and dramatic views, opens on Hudson River Park. Opponents battled it for years.
The fire burned through 750 acres in the Topanga Canyon area in Los Angeles County and was at zero percent containment on Saturday night, fire officials said.
From Virginia to California, these eight parks, heritage centers and open-air exhibits offer fresh opportunities to confront the history and the present-day realities of Native Americans.
Prosecutors said at least 150 people showed up, astounding rangers and overwhelming visitors who struggled to steer clear of the hikers, many of whom were not wearing masks or social distancing.
In the wake of wars, natural disasters and insurgencies, Mozambique is experiencing an environmental renaissance. One of the results is a new and stunningly beautiful national park.
Who says you can’t get a reservation for the great outdoors this weekend?
“A bunch of kindergartners,” now in seventh grade, worked years to push the City Council to approve a ban on toxic pesticides in parks, playgrounds and other spaces.
Science shows that the risk of viral transmission outside is very low. The “two-out-of-three rule” can help you decide whether to mask up.
These dips, salads, tarts and more taste great — and will stand up to an afternoon out.
Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn is a treasure trove for amateur fungi hunters. Just don’t pick any.
The park will host events for live audiences of 200 with institutions including the New York Philharmonic, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Joe’s Pub and the Classical Theater of Harlem.
The star of “Six Minutes to Midnight,” opening Friday, tells why Elgar’s “Enigma” Variations, “Great Expectations,” David Bowie and London landmarks hold meaning for her.
Greg Gianforte did not complete a trapping certification course before trapping and killing a black wolf last month, a state wildlife official said.
A park in Williamsburg awaits the miniature beauty of its spring blossoms.
A major conservation effort is underway in Romania. The goal is a new national park that will rival its American counterparts.
Now is the time to start looking ahead, to spring and summer excursions in the great outdoors.
When pandemic New York seemed at its most surreal, the park, with its abundant wildlife and familiar progression of the seasons, offered a vision of normal life to a book critic who wandered it daily.
City officials say they have no idea who raised a monument to York, the enslaved Black man who traveled with Lewis and Clark, in the park where a statue of a conservative Oregonian had stood.
The danger of avalanche is high in parts of the Cascade Mountains and areas farther south, the Northwest Avalanche Center said.
The New River Gorge in West Virginia got the federal government’s highest protection, thanks, in part, to the latest pandemic relief bill.
A Twitter account helped spread the word about rare birds in the city, but publicizing their locations exposed a rift among birders.
Bruce Springsteen refused to provide a preliminary breath test, according to a National Park Service officer who said he watched the musician drink a shot of tequila.
She died of Covid-19 after a lifetime of fighting to legalize abortion and preserve Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen on Manhattan’s West Side.
The site in Bordentown once harbored Joseph Bonaparte, a former king. A new partnership has ensured that its history won’t be forgotten.
The hordes came running and the snow-white raptor became the latest celebrity bird of Manhattan.
Activists say a proposed project is too abstract for a time when Black New Yorkers are eager to see figures that look like them among the city’s statues.
A much-vandalized bronze statue of “Fame” in Joyce Kilmer Park is to be returned this year with a new head, arms and feet — even without any record of what the statue’s original face looked like.