The Yosemite Association has a new webcam this one located in Ahwahnee Meadow. Check it out.
Heavy snow and a busy summer have taken it’s toll on Yosemite Valley road and the NPS is asking for your feedback on several options to revitalize the ailing roads. NPS: The public is invited to review the document and submit written comments from December 5, 2005 through January 6, 2006. The purpose of this […]
ContraCostaTimes.com: America faces a stiff challenge to prevent deterioration of its national parks because of tight budgets, park superintendents and conservationists say. Yosemite and other parks have slowed repairs on trails, roads and campgrounds, and reduced nature hikes because there are fewer rangers to lead them, park superintendents said Monday in a public hearing by […]
If you want to do something memorable this Thanksgiving try heading up to Tuolumne Meadows. Yup, Tioga Pass is still open and you can still get through. Better hurry though. Come Friday there’s snow expected down to 8,000 feet with rain at lower elevations. I think that’ll pretty much be it for the Tioga Road […]
NPS: Yosemite National Park announced today that camping fees will increase beginning January 1, 2006. Campgrounds affected by the rate increase are Upper Pines, Lower Pines, and North Pines in Yosemite Valley, Hodgdon Meadows and Crane Flat, Tuolumne Meadows, and Wawona. Rates in these campgrounds will increase from $18/ night to $20/ night. Additionally, first-come, […]
A great story aired on KXTV 10, the local news station out of Sacramento that serves the Yosemite region, on the shrinking glaciers of the Sierra and Yosemite. I wasn’t able to get the online video to work but the story is great. Be sure you check out the Reporters Notebook after you read the […]
The NPS is reporting that Upper Pines campground is sold out Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving weekend and almost sold out for Saturday. Looks like it’s going to be a busy Thanksgiving. Visitors are being asked to try Wawona, Hodgdon Meadow, or Camp 4. Technorati Tags: camping, national parks, yosemite