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Every Kid In A Park Gets You A Lift Pass At Yosemite's Badger Pass Ski Area

With Pacific storms rolling into California and dumping snow in the High Sierra, prospects for skiing at Badger Pass in Yosemite National Park are increasing. And if you're in fourth grade you can score a free lift pass to to the ski area and get a discount on passes for your family.

Entrance Fee To Yosemite National Park Drops To $25 Per Vehicle For Winter

With the winter season having arrived, it'll cost you a little less to drive your rig into Yosemite National Park through next March. For the winter season the entrance fee for a seven-day pass has dropped by $5 to $25, a move aimed at encouraging folks to visit the park outside of the busy summer season.

NPCA Launches "Parks In Peril" Campaign To Get Obama Administration To Protect National Parks

A National Parks Conservation Association campaign launching today is designed to rally public support against threats facing such iconic national parks as Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon with hopes the Obama administration will step up and use the tools and authority it has to protect the parks.

Op-Ed | The Importance Of Railroads In The Evolution Of National Parks

Alfred Runte, in his article Stephen Mather’s Ghost: Revisiting the Consensus for National Parks, published 6 September 2015 by National Parks Traveler, takes issue with the prevailing narrative that Mather, the first director of the National Park Service, was (mostly) responsible for the 1916 origin of the NPS. Instead, Dr. Runte attributes an important role for railroads in the origin of certain national parks and of the NPS.

New Yosemite Concessionaire Signs Contract, Trademarks Up In The Air

Officials from the National Park Service have officially signed a 15-year concessions contract for Yosemite Hospitality, LLC, to run lodging and dining concessions in Yosemite National Park, though the company might be managing facilities not named The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, or Badger Pass.

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