Yosemite National Park
Congressman Dusts Off 1913 Law In Battle To Get Yosemite National Park's Hetch Hetchy Valley Drained
A California congressman has dusted off a nearly century-old law in a bid to see the Hetch Hetchy Valley of Yosemite National Park drained and restored.
Social media is ramping up the vicarious experience of backcountry adventures in the national parks, but is that a good thing?
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Authorities have identified the last victim of an accident back in July in which three people were swept over Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park.
Nearly five months after three people were swept over 317-foot Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park officials have recovered and identified the body of a second victim. Officials also were waiting on the positive identification of yet another body recovered this past Saturday.
Visit the national parks next summer, because who knows what shape they'll be in in 2013. That was the message Monday evening from National Parks Conservation Association officials in reaction to the failure by Congress' supercommittee to craft a deficit reduction plan.
One of the popular backcountry winter treks in Yosemite National Park is the 10-mile ski to Ostrander Lake. If that interests you, and you'd like to spend some time near the lake, now's the time to enter the lottery for a night at the Ostrander Ski Hut.
The Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park is scheduled to open December 16, if the snow gods allow.
House And Senate Likely To Clash Over Interior Appropriations Bill; NPCA Criticizes Park Funding As Too Low
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A years' long $13.5 million campaign to restore hiking trails in Yosemite National Park has concluded, with improvements seen from the Yosemite Valley to the park's spectacular high country.
Better drainage, reduced infrastructure, and better protection of giant sequoias are the end goals of a plan by Yosemite National Park officials to restore the Mariposa Grove in the southern end of the park.