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Get Into Yosemite FREE on September 30th, National Public Lands Day

Give a little love to your park and get into Yosemite FREE to do it! The post Get Into Yosemite FREE on September 30th, National Public Lands Day appeared first on Related posts: Free Entry to Yosemite for National Public Lands Day – Sept. 25th Free Entry to Yosemite 9/26 for Public Lands Day Going Up for Public Lands Day?

The Hard, Complex, and Sordid Issue of National Park Names

Writer Daniel Duane says good riddance to some of Yosemite's questionably named sites.

5 Things You May Not Know About Camping in Yosemite

Did you know you CAN collect firewood in Yosemite National Park? It's true. Here are 5 things you probably didn't know about camping in Yosemite. The post 5 Things You May Not Know About Camping in Yosemite appeared first on Related posts: Camping for Thanksgiving The Perfect Valentines Gift – Camping in Yosemite Camping/Traveling Partner Needed

Railroad fire 30% contained, but blaze continues to threaten giant sequoias near Yosemite

Firefighters battling the Railroad fire near Yosemite National Park relied on cool weather Wednesday to make progress on a blaze that continues to threaten groves of giant sequoias in the Sierra National Forest. The wildfire is burning between Sugar Pine and Fish Camp and has scorched 11,528 acres....

A Look at Fires Threatening National Parks and Key Recreational Areas

Glacier, Mt. Rainier, Yosemite, and the Columbia River Gorge are all burning.

New Buses Help Reduce Traffic Congestion in Yosemite Valley

Yosemite National Park has added two new shuttle buses to the park’s fleet with the goal of helping alleviate traffic congestion within Yosemite Valley. The fleet of 27 hybrid electric shuttle buses serve over 3.7 million visitors annually in and around Yosemite Valley, Tuolumne Meadows, and Glacier Point. Show More Summary

National park icons threatened by wind-frenzied wildfires

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Winds wreaked havoc on wildfires that were threatening two crown jewels of the National Park Service on Monday, pushing the flames toward manmade and natural icons in and around Glacier and Yosemite national par...

Yosemite fires shut Glacier Point Road, park entrance and popular hiking trails

If you are traveling to Yosemite National Park for the Labor Day weekend, be prepared for smoky conditions and trail and road closures. Separate fires have shut Glacier Point Road, California Highway 41 leading from Oakhurst to the southern entrance into the park, a campground and popular hiking...

Yosemite’s south entrance closed because of wildfire

Yosemite National Park’s southern entrance was shut down Wednesday because of a fast-moving wildfire that burned seven structures and prompted authorities to close Highway 41 just outside the park. The Railroad Fire, which ignited Tuesday...Show More Summary

Squirrels Are Unintentionally Luring Bears to Railroad Tracks

Bears and people food just don't mix. When the large omnivores associate humans with quick, easy access to food, they hang around towns and camps, and sometimes even attack. In national parks such as Yellowstone and Yosemite, these bears either have to be relocated or euthanized. Show More Summary

Railroad Fire Closes Highway 41, Evacuation Ordered for Sugar Pine, Fish Camp and Tenaya Lodge

A large, fast moving fire is burning this morning just south of Yosemite National Park near the communities of Fish Camp and Sugar Pine and has forced the mandatory evacuation of the area and Tenaya Lodge in Yosemite and the closureShow More Summary

Wawona residents still can’t go home as Yosemite fire rages

Residents of a tiny town in Yosemite National Park will have to wait even longer to return home. Evacuation orders for Wawona that were issued Saturday will remain in place as firefighters battle a week-old blaze in the park. The South Forks Fire, which has charred 5 square miles, is 10 percent contained. Show More Summary

Fire forces evacuations in Yosemite area, including the old Wawona Hotel

Evacuation orders remain in place for the tiny California community of Wawona as crews try to surround a stubborn, week-old fire in Yosemite National Park. The U.S. Forest Service said Sunday that the blaze has grown slightly and charred nearly five square miles of dry brush. It’s 10% contained....

Yosemite fire forces Wawona residents to evacuate

A blaze in Yosemite National Park has caused residents of the small community of Wawona to be forced to evacuate Saturday, officials said. The South Fork Fire, which began last Sunday east of the town, has burned 2,903 acres, according to federal fire officials. Show More Summary

Wildfire in Yosemite National Park swells to 1,600 acres near Wawona, historic hotel

A wildfire in Yosemite National Park continued to grow Tuesday near the community of Wawona, home of the historic Big Trees Lodge, the park said. As the fire inched closer to homes, the National Park Service asked to residents to be prepared to evacuate. Voluntary evacuations notices went out to...

South Fork Fire Burning Just Outside Wawona

If you're headed up to the park expect smokey air and low visibility. Related posts: Prescribed Fire May Make Smokey Conditions in Wawona Area Three Fires Burning Within Yosemite National Park More on the Fireplace Fire

2 fires in Yosemite National Park, Empire and South Fork

Above: Satellite photo of the South Fork and Empire Fires in Yosemite... This is only the beginning of the article. Visit to read the rest.

Yosemite fire near Wawona grows to 900 acres

Firefighters worked Monday to halt the spread of a wildfire at the southern edge of Yosemite National Park that was burning just a little more than a mile from the small community of Wawona. The South Fork Fire, which ignited SundayShow More Summary

Fire ignites in Yosemite National Park, closes trail

A wildfire burning Sunday afternoon on the southern end of Yosemite National Park prompted the closure of a popular trail and put residents of the small Mariposa County community of Wawona on guard. Firefighters were attacking the blaze by air and foot with the hope of containing it to the wilderness west of Wawona, according to park fire officials. Show More Summary

11 North American National Parks That Hardly Anyone Visits, But Should

The national parks of the United States and Canada are some of the greatest in the world. However, most of the attention is taken up by the superstar parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Banff. Each of these parks gets millions of visitors...Show More Summary

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