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.

A View From The Overlook: Mountain Bikes

First of all, and most paramount, we must say that there is nothing intrinsically wrong with mountain bikes.

Reader Participation Day: Which Historic Person Would You Take Hiking In The National Parks?

Which historic person would you take on a hike in a national park?

Yosemite National Park Features New Exhibit On Native American Culture

A 36-inch-wide basket that took three years to hand weave, restored film footage of American Indian history in the 1920s, and an oral history of native cultural demonstrators are among the items showcased in Sharing Traditions, a new exhibit in Yosemite National Park.

Dislodged Rock Kills Climber On El Capitan In Yosemite National Park

In a freak accident on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, a lead climber accidentally dislodged a rock that fell about 150 feet and struck and killed his partner.

Swimmer Swept Over 594-Foot Nevada Fall At Yosemite National Park

A recovery operation was ongoing Monday at Yosemite National Park for a California man swept over 594-foot-high Nevada Fall.