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 […]
Category: Inside the NPS
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.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar presented Ranger Dan Abbe and several other park service employees with the prestigious Department of the Interior Valor Award after Abbe rescued two visitors on his way to work in 2009.
Until you need them most people don’t think about the services available in Yosemite to people who have special needs. Because my son has special needs we’re always thinking about ways to make the park more interesting and enjoyable to him that’s why when Jessica from the Deaf Services Program at Yosemite National Park sent […]