Headed to Yosemite this weekend? Grab a pole! Trout fishing season for the Sierra Nevada officially begins Saturday. For more information on bag limits and licensing you can check out the Department of Fish and Game website or read the regulations in PDF form here.
A rarity in California, a pair of Bald Eagles have set up residence a short distance outside the park by nearby Bass Lake. Sierra Star: “‘The Sierra National Forest has instituted a temporary area closure to protect a bald eagle nest and eagle hatchling in the Bass Lake Recreation Area near the Forks Campground,’ said [...]
The snow is still really deep but plowing is progressing. Still no projected opening date. NPS: Tioga Road Starting: 6.8 miles from Crane Flat (at South Fork Bridge) Ending: 7.1 miles from Crane Flat Distance plowed: .3 miles Snow depth: 8 feet Glacier Point Road Starting .9 miles from Badger Ending: 1.4 miles from Badger [...]
It’s been a very wet year in the Sierra building a very high snowpack. Mono Lake, Yosemite’s eastern neighbor and a wonderful sidetrip during the summer months when Tioga pass is open, received 144 percent of average signalling one of the wetest winters in years. The Inyo Register: “The state Department of Natural Resources uses [...]
Here’s the perfect gift to show your mother or wife just how special she is and how much you appreciate her. The Yosemite Association is offering Mother’s Day in Yosemite. Mothers who attend will get a champagne brunch at the Ahwahnee hotel, a special gift, and an interpretive tour of Yosemite Valley. Yosemite Association; “Held [...]
There’s something new in the Valley and it’s a good thing for all concerned. Stockton Record: “A noisy bus engine is about the last thing an exhausted camper wants to hear after crawling into a sleeping bag. Yet, that’s just what many a camper has heard over the years at Yosemite National Park’s Upper Pines [...]
The first poll on Yosemite Blog is officially over and the results are in. It seems that many of you in our quickly growing readership enjoy the Yosemite Falls trail over the Half Dome Trail, Mist Trail, Four Mile Trail, and John Muir Trail. Click on the graphic below and you’ll be able to see [...]