Rim Fire Spreading In Northern Yosemite National Park, Some Roads Closing

Though much of Yosemite National Park is unaffected by the nearly 180,000-acre Rim Fire, the blaze is spreading across northern portions of the park and forcing the closure of some park roads.

Rim Fire Expanding Run Into Yosemite National Park

The "Rim Fire" continued its spread in Yosemite National Park on Saturday, though the fire was far to the north of the iconic Yosemite Valley. While some park roads were affected by the blaze, most were open, park officials said.

Around The Parks: Fishers In North Cascades And Mount Rainier, Yosemite Youth Programs, Glacier Conservancy Gets CEO

Fisher recovery programs at North Cascades and Mount Rainier national parks, youth programs at Yosemite National Park, and the Glacier National Park Conservancy are among the news items from around the National Park System this week.

PEER: National Park Service At Fault As Visitors Leave A Lot Of Roadkill In Their Wake

A review of wildlife lost to vehicle collisions in three iconic national parks shows the National Park Service is struggling, and sometimes failing, to reverse the trend, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

Additional American Sign Language Services Available At Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park has added several new American Sign Language services that are available both in the park, and at your home.

Exploring National Parks Through The Lens Of Steven Bumgardner

Intricate details of Yosemite National Park -- the seasonal run of frazil ice, moonbows, and "neon red asparagus" -- all have fallen before the lens of Steven Bumgardner. How did he get his start capturing the essence of Yosemite, and what's next on his schedule? Traveler did a quick Q&A with Steven to learn the answers to those and other questions.

Newspaper Takes California Congressman To Task Over Yosemite Criticism

A congressman who has harshly criticized Yosemite National Park staff for their work on a management plan for the iconic Yosemite Valley has in turn drawn criticism from one of California's largest newspapers.

Plane Missing Since December Found In Yosemite National Park Backcountry

A single-engine plane and its pilot missing over Yosemite National Park since last December have been found.

Yosemite Nature Notes: Neon Red Psychedelic Asparagus

One of the most unusual plants in the far West is the snow plant, a brilliant red stalk of vegetation that some refer to as a "neon red psychedelic asparagus."

U.S. House Subcommittee To Take Testimony On Yosemite National Park's Merced River Plan Impacts

California politicians, who jumped quickly to prevent horse pack trips at Sequoia National Park from being derailed last year, are moving to take a close look at Yosemite National Park plans that could lead to some concessions closings in the Yosemite Valley.