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4th of July weekend in Yosemite? Not for the tame of heart

July 3, 2014 | Comments (2)

A bit of advice if you’re thinking about heading up for the 3 day weekend.

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Where to Get Gas In and Around Yosemite

Where to Get Gas In and Around Yosemite

May 20, 2014 | Comments (3)

With Memorial Day coming up you can expect the park to be crowded. Unfortunately, this is California and the idea of public transportation just really hasn’t caught on so most of the visitors to the park come via their own car, truck or motorcycle. With all those cars that also means that you’re going to have to get gas somewhere. But did you know there’s no gas IN Yosemite Valley for visitors? Nope, not a drop. In fact, the nearest gas is miles and miles away so you’ll need to plan your trip accordingly. Here’s a list of places to get gas in and around Yosemite.

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Hikers hiking Half Dome's cables by Matt Montagne

Got your permit? The cables are going up this Friday!

May 21, 2013 | Comments (3)

If you’re one of the lucky ones who got your permit early this is great news! If not you can still try for the daily lottery (see post for more information) to get a permit, if there are any left.

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Don't Let the Hantavirus Scare Ruin Your End of Summer Vacation

Don’t Let the Hantavirus Scare Ruin Your End of Summer Vacation

August 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

It’s unfortunate that with all big news stories, there’s a lot of misinformation being spread about the hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite. Don’t let the fear of the hantavirus ruin your Labor Day weekend in Yosemite. With a little information you’re as safe in Yosemite as you are in your own home.

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Fourth Visitor with Hantavirus, Symptoms, and How to Protect Yourself

Fourth Visitor with Hantavirus, Symptoms, and How to Protect Yourself

August 29, 2012 | Comments (2)

Another visitor has died and a fourth case of hantavirus has been found.

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Take the Bus to Tuolumne Meadows

Take the Bus to Tuolumne Meadows

June 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

One of the best ways you can help prevent traffic congestion in the park is to take a bus. They’re a great way to get around and you don’t have to worry about how to get back to your car if you’re doing a one way trip from say, Tuolumne Meadows to Yosemite Valley. Speaking […]

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Thinking about celebrating Easter Sunday in Yosemite? Better read this.

Thinking about celebrating Easter Sunday in Yosemite? Better read this.

April 6, 2012 | Comments (1)

Come if you want, but you’ve been warned.

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Yosemite Blog now on Google+

Yosemite Blog now on Google+

November 9, 2011 | Comments (0)

If you’re a Google+ user you can now add Yosemite Blog to your circles and get the latest information on Yosemite as well as share your Yosemite stories and photos.

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Did you remember to set your clocks back?

Did you remember to set your clocks back?

November 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

Daylight Savings Time has ended. Did you remember to set your clocks back an hour?

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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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