Check out the latest Yosemite Nature Notes on one of my favorite historical figures in Yosemite, Stephen Mather.
Category: Inside the NPS
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau in the Department of the Interior responsible for protecting the 35 national parks and monuments then managed by the department and those yet to be established.
It’s hot and dry and the fire danger is extermely high. To help prevent fires all visitors are being asked to adhere to the following guidelines: No Smoking No smoking below 6,000 feet, except within an enclosed vehicle, a building in which smoking is allowed, a campground or picnic area where wood and charcoal fires are […]
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.
Don’t think this affects you? Wanna bet?
Yosemite Falls Trail will be closed on Wed, 4/18 for trail work including blasting. Blasting is commonly used where pry bars and hand tools are not enough to cut through the hard granite of Yosemite.
Another report from winter life in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
This incident didn’t take place in Yosemite but it’s interesting none the less. A grandfather hiking in Grand Canyon National Park was found guilty of 3 counts of child abuse after he deprived his grandchildren of food and water during a hike and physically and verbally abused them. On August 28, 2011, rangers responded to […]
If you’ve been lending your voice to the conversation about the Merced Wild and Scenic River Management Plan then here’s something for you. A new, preliminary alternative concepts workbook is out.