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Category: Outside the Park

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.

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The Perfect Valentines Gift - Camping in Yosemite

The Perfect Valentines Gift – Camping in Yosemite

February 4, 2013 | Comments (116)

If you’ve been wondering what to get that special someone for Valentines Day this year, tell them you’re going to be a day late.

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That's One BIG Fish

That’s One BIG Fish

April 17, 2012 | Comments (0)

You probably don’t think of Yosemite and “world class angling” in the same sentence. But check out this 17.4lb fish caught just a few miles up the road from Yosemite?

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Want to spend everyday in Yosemite? Here's a house for you.

Want to spend everyday in Yosemite? Here’s a house for you.

November 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

Have you ever thought about living close enough to Yosemite that you could enjoy waking up and looking out your window to see El Capitan or maybe you’d like to be able to explore the park everyday and be home every night for supper? Thor Matteson’s house is just outside the park but is up for sale making this the perfect opportunity to snatch up that mountain home you’ve always wanted.

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Meanwhile Just Across the River in Camp Sylvester

Meanwhile Just Across the River in Camp Sylvester

June 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

For over 80 years Camp Sylvester has provided educational and recreational camping facilities to 4-H clubs, FFA chapters, church groups, Girl and Boy Scout troops, non-profit organizations, and now your family too.

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Canyon de Chelly by Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams: The Mural Project Finally Comes Home

July 7, 2010 | Comments (1)

In 1941 Ansel Adams was commissioned to take a series of photos for the walls of the Department of the Interior, photos that until now have never graced the walls for which they were intended.

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The Making of the Yosemite Quarter

The Making of the Yosemite Quarter

June 30, 2010 | Comments (1)

WalletPop has a video up today from the manufacturing floor of the US Mint where the newest quarter, the America the Beautiful Yosemite Quarter is being made.

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What's In Store for Memorial Day

What’s In Store for Memorial Day

May 19, 2009 | Comments (0)

With Memorial Day fast approaching you might want to rethink your plans to visit the park if you haven’t already scored the elusive campsite or hotel reservation. Lodging Traffic is expected to be at an all time high as visitation has been up the last few months as people have been searching for “pocket-book friendly” […]

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Poppies Poppies Everywhere!

Poppies Poppies Everywhere!

March 14, 2009 | Comments (1)

Cancel your plans for Sunday, skip out on church, grab your camera and head up Highway 140 because you’re not going to want to miss this. The photo you see has not been altered. The slopes of the Merced River canyon are covered in vibrant orange poppies. As the late Carl Sagan would say, “billions […]

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Amgen Bicycle Tour of California Coming to Yosemite Area

Amgen Bicycle Tour of California Coming to Yosemite Area

February 11, 2009 | Comments (4)

NPS: The largest cycling event in America, the 2009 Amgen Tour of California is a Tour de France-style cycling road race that challenges the world’s top professional cycling teams to compete along a demanding, recently expanded, 750-mile course from Sacramento to Escondido from February 14-22, 2009. For the first time, the Tour will be passing […]

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