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... museums that are part of our history and our past," he added. In 1864, in the midst of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed legislation granting the Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree ...
Yosemite Conservancy is now accepting lottery registration forms for the 2013-2014 season at the newly restored Ostrander Ski Hut, the cherished rustic stone cabin used by intrepid skiers and snowshoers ...
The Final Environmental Impact statement for the restoration of Yosemite National Park's Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias has been released, moving the start of the project one step closer. This landmark ...
5. National Parks Re-open Across the West
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... from the road. When the road is clear of debris, public access will be available to Big Bend through Sunday, Oct. 20. One of the West's treasures, Yosemite National Park, also opened, and after dodging ...
The small town of Coarsegold, located less than half an hour south of Yosemite's southern entrance in California's Sierra foothills, is prepping for the 15th annual Coarsegold Tarantula Festival on Saturday, ...
With Yosemite National Park now closed due to the federal budget shutdown, the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau in Oakhurst, California has been busy helping travelers who had intended on visiting the park ...
UPDATE / Sept. 15, 2013: Progress continues to be made in fighting California's massive 255,560-acre Rim Fire, and the 77,919 acres within Yosemite National Park that has burned, with containment holding ...
Even though smoke has settled into the Yosemite Valley, as of Sept. 3, 2013, the Rim Fire was now 80 percent contained and most of Yosemite National Park remains open for the public to enjoy. According ...
While the Rim Fire has burned into Yosemite National Park, rangers said on Aug. 30, 2013, that the majority of the park remains unaffected by the fire and the park is open for visitors. "Only 6 percent ...
A 28-year-old climber visiting from the United Kingdom died in a rock climbing accident at Yosemite National Park in northern California on June 2, 2013. Felix Joseph Kiernan, from London, England, on ...
In what may prove to be the first water fatality for 2013 at Yosemite National Park in California, a man was swept over Nevada Fall on Saturday, and search and rescue teams on Sunday were still trying ...
Weather permitting, the cables on Half Dome in Yosemite National Park in California will be in place and open for the season on Friday, May 24, 2013, according to park service officials. The cables provide ...
Yosemite National Park's Half Dome cables day use permits for the 2013 hiking season are now available for reservation through March 31, 2013 at the www.recreation.gov Web site, according to the National ...
15. Yosemite Waterfalls Flowing Again
(National & State Parks/Yosemite)
Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Fall, and other waterfalls in Yosemite Valley in northern California are flowing again after a series of storms over the Nov. 17-18, 2012 weekend produced just under two inches ...
As Thanksgiving approaches, many Yosemite area businesses are offering attractive deals and travel incentives for those looking for a place to celebrate and give thanks. According to the Yosemite Sierra ...
Yosemite Conservancy is accepting lottery registration forms for the 2012-2013 season at Ostrander Ski Hut, a popular overnight destination for those making the stunning 10-mile trek from Badger Pass Ski ...
A stranded Canadian climber at risk from hypothermia was rescued off El Capitan Monday, Oct. 22, by Yosemite National Park Rangers and search and rescue personnel during a high-angle, high-risk operation ...
Closed for more than three years due to a massive rock slide that took place just below Half Dome, Yosemite National Park in California reopened the Mirror Lake Loop hiking trail to the public on Oct. ...
Even as Yosemite National Park continues to scale up its public health response and outreach as a result of six confirmed cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in individuals who visited the park ...
After eight days of searching, Yosemite National Park rangers recovered the body of six-year-old Jacob Adams on Aug. 23, 2012 roughly 50 yards downstream from the Vernal Fall Footbridge where he and his ...
... Falls Footbridge in Yosemite National Park. Jacob's brother, identified by Calvary Chapel East Anaheim church (CCEA) in Orange County, Calif. as Andreas Adams, was pulled from the river by a park visitor ...
23. Yosemite’s Tioga Road Opens for 2012 Summer Season
(National & State Parks/Yosemite)
Yosemite National Park's Tioga Road opened for summer season vehicle traffic May 7, 2012, but rangers urge visitors to take safety precautions while traveling on the road. Due to a light snowpack this ...
Yosemite National Park will use a lottery system to allocate Day Use Permits for climbing the Half Dome cables during the summer 2012 season, with the preseason drawing conducted through www.recreation.gov. ...
... in 1872), and Yosemite, General Grant (now part of Kings Canyon), and Sequoia (all established in 1890). Mount Rainier National Park encompasses 235,625 acres or 368 square miles. Of that amount, 228,480 ...
... was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. and attended Auburn University. Over the years, she has worked in Yosemite, Rocky Mountain, Arches and Yellowstone National Parks. In 2004, she accepted a position as a law ...
Two signature features of the historic Wawona Hotel in Yosemite National Park in California have been brought back to life for visitors to enjoy for years to come. The stone fountain in front of the hotel ...
Three Yosemite National Park visitors are presumed dead after reportedly plunging over the 317-foot Vernal Fall on July 19, 2011. According to park rangers, Hormiz David, a 22-year-old male from of Modesto, ...
A surprise bus inspection at Yosemite National Park in California June 8-9, 2011 resulted in citations being issued to more than half of the vehicles gone over, and five buses being taken out of service. ...
Continuing its efforts to shake off Old Man Winter, Yosemite National Park in California has finally reopened Tioga Pass, and will be putting Half Dome's cables in place for climberson Wednesday, June ...
31. Colorado National Monument Celebrates its Centennial
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... the twists and turns of Rim Rock Drive, where you may spy bighorn sheep and soaring eagles. In the age of John Muir, some 1,000 miles from Yosemite Valley, a kindred spirit and fervent conservationist ...
An above normal spring runoff from winter's heavy snow pack is creating spectacular views of Yosemite National Park's waterfalls, and rangers said waterfalls should last well into summer. The May 1, ...
Huffing and puffing its way along the track, a steam engine from the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Rail Road pulled away from the depot April 8, opening the attraction's 2011 season after heavy snow storms ...
After a three-week shutdown to allow for extensive renovations to be completed, the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park has reopened. Restaurants, shops, public spaces, and most of the guest rooms ...
35. Yosemite Digs Out After Series of Heavy Storms
(National & State Parks/Yosemite)
After a series of heavy storms that nearly closed the park, Yosemite is slowly digging out and National Park Service rangers expected to be fully operational again by Monday, March 28, 2011. "This is ...
In a major change in policy, Yosemite National Park in California will require Day Use Permits seven days per week for climbing the Half Dome cables during the summer 2011 season. Day Use Permits were ...
The historic Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park in California will shut down for three weeks starting Feb. 22, 2011 to allow uninterrupted work on a multitude of renovation projects. With an expected ...
All campgrounds in Yosemite National Park are now open for the 2010 summer season, the National Park Service saidm but many only are open on a first-come, first-served basis. Several campgrounds along ...
39. Glacier National Park Ranger Honored as Best in the Nation
(People & Lifestyle/People of the West)
... day he has vivid memories of arriving first on scene of a remote, mountainous single engine plane crash in Yosemite that killed two people and severely burned four others. He constantly strives to improve ...
Despite unusually heavy winter rains and snow, the owner of the historic Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad said the line will open April 1, 2010 and begin its 44th year as one of northern California's ...
Saying it's both a matter of public safety and ensuring a positive experience, the National Park Service will set limits for how many Yosemite National Park visitors can use the popular steel cables to ...
Even though spring is not that far away, there is still time to tap into a range of winter 2010 outdoor adventures set in Yosemite National Park in California's High Sierra and offered by the acclaimed ...
43. Latest News, Deals & Savings for Jan. 18
(Travel/Western Travel Buzz)
... nearby Yosemite National Park. "We are very excited to welcome new visitors from Northern California and the Pacific Northwest and making the trip easier for those in Southern California," said Town ...
44. Latest News, Deals & Savings for Dec. 28
(Travel/Western Travel Buzz)
... non-stop service until 3 a.m. For more information on the Las Vegas Monorail or where to purchase tickets, call (866) 4-MONORAIL (866-466-6672). Have Yosemite National Park to Yourself in the Winter ...
45. Latest News, Deals & Savings for Dec. 21
(Travel/Western Travel Buzz)
... Yosemite airport. During 2008's inaugural season of service, thousands of Southern Californians took advantage of Horizon's 70-minute flight from Los Angeles instead of enduring five hours or more of driving, ...
Four hybrid electric/diesel tractors that will be used for the popular tours of the floor of Yosemite Valley at Yosemite National Park in California were unveiled on July 30, 2009, and the new units will ...
As if the natural wonders at Yosemite National Park aren't enough to see, there is a unique art exhibit underway at the Yosemite Museum Gallery that showcases works from seven artists, all part of the ...
48. Latest News, Deals & Savings for June 29
(Travel/Western Travel Buzz)
... in the Sierra foothills, located near Yosemite National Park in California's Gold Country. Operated by California State Parks with assistance from the nonprofit California State Railroad Museum Foundation, ...
49. Don’t Let The West Slip Through Your Fingers
(Travel/OnTravel in the West / Paul Lasley)
... bear this out. There was widespread controversy about the creation of the National Park System, yet early visionaries were proved right. Today, natural wonders such as Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon, ...
50. Latest News, Deals & Savings for Dec. 29
(Travel/Western Travel Buzz)
... one-hour-and-five-minute flight departs Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) daily at 2:20 p.m. and arrives at Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) at 3:25 p.m. The return flight leaves Mammoth at 4:05 p.m. ...
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