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January 13, 2017
Guadalupe Mountains National Park Hosts 2nd Annual Children’s Bird Count Event
2nd Annual Children's Bird Count

November 01, 2016
Guadalupe Mountains National Park Honors Veterans with a Fee Free Day
Guadalupe Mountains celebrates Veterans with a fee free day.

September 20, 2016
Free Admission at Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Park will have free admission in honor of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

July 19, 2016
Guadalupe Mountains Youth Centennial Poster Contest Winner Announced
Twelve year-old from California wins Guadalupe Mountains Youth Centennial Poster Contest.

July 01, 2016
Carlsbad Museum to Host National Parks Centennial Exhibit
Carlsbad Museum and Arts Center in Carlsbad, NM hosts NPS Centennial Exhibit.

June 16, 2016
Backcountry areas reopen
Backcountry areas to reopen in the park after the Coyote Fire.

June 14, 2016
Music in the Park
Come enjoy sweet sounds and party down west Texas style.

May 25, 2016
WNPA partners with Guadalupe Mountains
WNPA bookstore becomes a new partner for Guadalupe Mountains National Park

April 15, 2016
Fee Free National Park Week
Guadalupe Mountains National Park celebrates National Park Week with a fee free week.

March 07, 2016
GUMO and CAVE partner with TXDOT
Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns Partner with Texas Dept. of Transportation to share Centennial Message

January 30, 2016
GUMO Youth Poster Contest
Guadalupe Mountains invites youth artists to participate in a poster contest celebrating the NPS Centennial.

January 20, 2015
Dog Canyon Closure
Dog Canyon will be closed to the public beginning January 20, 2015 through March 2015 during a water system replacement project. During this time the canyon will not have water for backpackers or allow any front or backcountry access to visitors.

December 10, 2014
GMNP Seeks Public Input on Wilderness Plan
Guadalupe Mountains seeks public input for the Final Draft Wilderness Stewardship and Backcountry Plan and Environmental Assessment

July 21, 2014
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
The fire was reported by NPS park rangers, who observed lightning in the area, then white smoke, at approximately 12:00 Noon on 07/14/2014. The fire was in an area inaccessible to ground crews. A helicopter made bucket drops on the fire TMonday and Tuesday. The Frijole Ridge Fire was declared extinguished Wednesday afternoon.

March 04, 2014
Wilderness Public Input
Guadalupe Mountains National Park will host a series of meetings in local communities to present and invite public input on preliminary draft alternatives for a Wilderness Stewardship Plan for Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

May 24, 2013
Creative Reading and Writing Workshop
Creative Reading and Writing Workshop, free to the public, will be held at Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Saturday, June 22.

May 08, 2013
Guadalupe Mountains smoking restrictions 2013
Guadalupe Mountains National Park initiates smoking restrictions due to continued high fire danger.

April 23, 2013
2013 Mescal Roast
Guadalupe Mountains will host mescal roast beginning May 1, 2013.

February 26, 2013
2011 Benefits to Local Economy Report
A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that the 152,645 visitors to Guadalupe Mountains National Park spent $10,919,000 in communities surrounding the park.

February 20, 2013
Park Mourns the Passing of Roger Reisch
Roger E. Reisch, the first employee at Guadalupe Mountains National Park passed away peacefully in Edmond, Oklahoma on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. He was 89.

January 25, 2013
Salt Basin Dunes Enhanced Visitor Use FONSI
Intermountain Regional Director John Wessels signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for a project to enhance visitor access to the Salt Basin Dunes on the west side of Guadalupe Mountains National Park. This step concludes the agency’s environmental review of the project and allows the project to go forward.

November 09, 2012
Public Comment Invite on Dune Proposal
The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to enhance visitor amenities at the Salt Basin Dunes, in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, to improve visitor access and encourage increased visitor experiences in this scenic and ecologically unique area. The public, organizations and other agencies are invited to review and comment upon the Environmental Assessment (EA) describing and analyzing the proposal.

August 06, 2012
40th Anniversary Celebration
The park will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its establishment on Saturday, October 6, 2012. The park was authorized on 1966, but was established on September 30, 1972.

June 21, 2012
Peak Fitness Challenge Launch
The Peak Fitness Challenge, a free hiking program for Franklin Mountains State Park and Guadalupe Mountain National Park launches today. The Challenge encourages everyone from beginning hikers to experienced trail runners to get out on the park’s trails.

May 02, 2011
Extended Hours and Ranger Days
Headquarters Visitor Center at Pine Springs will begin extended evening hours beginning on Friday, May 27. The park is also announced a special Dog Canyon Ranger Days, featuring ranger-led hikes, evening programs.

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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