Category: National Parks

Plan your National Park Visits for 2020 during Fee Free Days!

National Park Service Announces Entrance Fee-Free Days for 2020 One of America’s greatest treasures, our national parks, grasslands, and monuments are always worth visiting – but they’re even better to visit when they’re FREE!

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Yosemite National Park: Glacier Point and Tioga Road Closed for the Season

It never sounds like it, but it is good news! Glacier Point and Tioga Roads are now closed for the winter. These roads typically close late fall and remain close through the winter. The longer they stay closed, the better it is for the snow pack – in my (non-science guy opinion). Weather and a …

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Park Ranger Sharon Miyako Receives Prestigious Award at Yosemite National Park

The Barry Hance Memorial Award is Park’s Highest Honor Yosemite National Park is proud to announce that Park Ranger Sharon Miyako is the recipient of the 2016 Barry Hance Memorial Award. This ceremony was attended by approximately 300 people, including several past Barry Hance Award recipients. The Barry Hance Memorial Award is a peer-nominated award …

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Comments needed on Antiquities Act review

From John Stewart, Cal4Wheel Natural Resources Consultant: The Department of Interior is taking public comments concerning its review of the Antiquities Act of 1906 and National Monuments created under this Act. BlueRibbon Coalition has made it very easy to submit comments. Go HERE A review of National Monuments and the process to create them is …

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Yosemite Conservancy launches KeepBearsWild.org

In partnership with the National Park Service and Wharton Media, the Yosemite Conservancy has launched KeepBearsWild.org, a website designed to help educate Yosemite National Park visitors about the black bears that live in the park. The website has an online bear tracker, information to educate the public on what to do when they encounter bears, …

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