Youth programs in the park provide opportunities to teach life skills that participants can apply to the rest of their lives.
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Just in time for Free Entry Week (aka National Parks Week) the National Park Service has released this great video on the dangerousness of water in Yosemite.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar presented Ranger Dan Abbe and several other park service employees with the prestigious Department of the Interior Valor Award after Abbe rescued two visitors on his way to work in 2009.
YosemiteNPS: May 1 snow surveys show snowpack in Merced drainage at 199% of average and Tuolumne drainage at 184% of average.
Get ready for long entrance lines, packed parking lots and traffic jams, it’s time for another free entry weekend in Yosemite.
A Eugene Oregon couple has filed a lawsuit against Yosemite National Park after a park worker felled a tree onto the Tioga Road crushing the plaintiffs car as they were passing by.
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.
Don’t like the new Half Dome permit system? Got a better idea? Now is the time to make your voice heard. Hurry, you only have until July 6th to comment.
The NPS has produced a great new video that gives a REALLY good introduction on hiking Half Dome. It talks about what you need, hazards and things you need to watch out for. If you’ve been thinking about hiking Half Dome it’s worth checking out the video first.