Come spend a night in the heart of the Sierra just outside Yosemite National Park at Yosemite Pines RV Resort and Family Lodging.

Category: History

Yosemite Park Map

Senate Passes Resolution Honoring 150th Anniversary of Yosemite Grant Act

June 26, 2014 | Comments (2)

Yosemite Grant Act gave birth to California’s first state park which would eventually become Yosemite National Park.

Read More

A Little History About the Yosemite Grant Act (and Some Fun Things to Do)

A Little History About the Yosemite Grant Act (and Some Fun Things to Do)

June 1, 2014 | Comments (3)

You’ve probably figured out that this year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act. You haven’t you say? Well! Let me explain it to you then.

Read More

New Museum Exhibit Features Early Yosemite Items

New Museum Exhibit Features Early Yosemite Items

May 30, 2014 | Comments (1)

Sounds like they have some pretty cool items. This is definitely one you’re not going to want to miss.

Read More

A New Perspective on Bodie

A New Perspective on Bodie

November 12, 2013 | Comments (3)

I love Bodie. It’s one of my all time favorite places and it’s just outside Yosemite. Check out this awesome video shot from a couple of quad copters flying over and around the park.

Read More

On this day in 1851...

On this day in 1851…

March 27, 2012 | Comments (0)

While the members of that first expedition of the Mariposa Battalion had heard rumours of what could be found up the Merced River, none were prepared for what they saw March 27, 1851

Read More

Get this book! Recollections of a Yosemite Rock Climber by Steve Roper

Get this book! Recollections of a Yosemite Rock Climber by Steve Roper

March 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

If you love Yosemite and history here’s another great book you’re not going to want to pass up.

Read More

A Glimpse Into Yosemite's Chinese History (video)

A Glimpse Into Yosemite’s Chinese History (video)

January 3, 2012 | Comments (0)

Yosemite National Park Ranger Yenyen Chan explores the history Chinese immigrants played in the building of Yosemite National Park.

Read More

Happy 197th Birthday Galen Clark

Happy 197th Birthday Galen Clark

March 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

When people say name the most influential person in the creation of Yosemite the National Park almost certainly the first name that comes to mind is John Muir, but there’s a man that even John Muir looked up to for his stewardship of the land and belief that it needed protecting.

Read More

A Look Back at Yesteryears

A Look Back at Yesteryears

March 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

I really enjoy getting these old photos from readers about Yosemite. Rick Helin sent me this awesome photo of his grandfather and his great aunt in front of the Wawona Inn back in 1917. Read the story Rick sent along with it.

Read More

yosemite rangers club sign

Inside the Yosemite Rangers Club (video)

January 10, 2011 | Comments (3)

Most people come to Yosemite Valley to see the waterfalls and the granite peaks but there are some real historic gems that most visitors just pass by.

Read More

Page 1 of 612345...Last »