Everglades National Park News:
Cold snap in Florida halts advancing python snakes
A cold snap last winter may have helped arrest the spread of Burmese pythons through the US state of Florida.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
Pet Friendly Gatlinburg - Perfect For Today’s Lifestyles
Gatlinburg, Tennessee is home to the Great Smoky Mountains. This town holds the reputation of one of the South’s most sought-after playground because of its 900 plus miles of hiking trails, horseback riding, fishing, whitewater rafting, and numerous other attractions for the whole family. In addition, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park surrounding Gatlinburg on three sides unleashes limitless opportunity for family fun! Perhaps you hesitate because you are not sure how pet friendly Gatlinburg is. There are dozens of pet friendly cabins, condos and chalets for rent in Gatlinburg, and growing.

Misc. National Park News:
Fundraiser to support national parks
Eat as many granola bars as you like this summer. It's for a good cause.

Outside the US/Canadian Park System:
S.African national parks sell soccer safari
As the sun set over the savannah at Kruger National Park, a football fan unfurled a banner from the side of an open-air safari truck.

Sequoia National Park News:
Sequoia National Park camper suffers seizures, rescued by park employees
A 29-year-old female camper was rescued at midnight today in the Mehrten Creek area of Sequoia National Park, according to a news release from the park service.

Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
McDonalds in Grand Teton National Park? Wyoming Threatens to Sell Inheld Land for Development
Coming soon to Grand Teton National Park–a Starbucks? McDonalds? Another western art gallery?

Restroom in Yellowstone Park closed after haz-mat scare
A hazardous materials scare shut down a restroom at Mammoth Hot Springs on one of Yellowstone National Park’s busiest days of the year.

Yosemite National Park News:
Yosemite National Park Announces Public Meetings and Site Visits
Yosemite National Park announces a public meeting for the Tenaya Lake Plan. The meeting will take place on July 10, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Yosemite Valley Auditorium behind the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center. Park staff will discuss the Tenaya Lake Plan including alternative actions, proposed resource restoration and protected sites, and proposed visitor facility changes. ...