Category: Tips

Bear Activity

Bears are currently active in all campgrounds around the park. Please be sure to store your food in approved,

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Tuolumne Campground Opens for Season

Tuolumne campground is now open and in operation. Sites are available on a first come-first served basis until July

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More on Moonbows and a Book You Can’t Afford to do Without

Avid reader Phil wrote me this great email: "I've just read your blog on the moonbows and thought it worth

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Campground Openings

Bridalveil Creek, Yosemite Creek, and Porcupine Flat Campground are now open and available on a first come-first served basis. Remember

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Let’s Go Catch Some Moonbows

As a photographer, one of the most elusive subjects to photograph in Yosemite are moonbows. Though they may sound

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Play it Safe with Lightning

Afternoon thunderstorms are an almost daily experience in the Sierra and Yosemite with hundredss of lightning strikes recorded each

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Fly Fishing in and Around the Valley

Reader Daniel writes in to ask: I will be in Yosemite for a week in the beginning of July with

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Bay Area Man Still Missing After Plunge in Yosemite River

The search for a bay area man who slipped and fell into the Merced downstream from Vernal Falls has

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Half Dome Cables Are Up

The Cables up the eastern flank of Half Dome are now in place for the season. Remember, if you're going

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