Category: National Parks

Lottery for Half Dome Cables Day Use Permits Now Open!

While there are up to 300 hikers allowed on the Half Dome cables per day, there are far MORE people who want to hike the route. The permit lottery is now open. If you want to hike Half Dome, sign up at or call 1-877-444-6777. You can also sign up for the two-day-in-advance permits …

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Think Outside – Planning Your National Parks Visits

It’s never too late to start planning on turning off the television, shutting down the computer, and getting your butt outside. The United States National Park Service is the federal agency that manages all of our national parks. The agency was created in August, 1916, through a campaign by Stephen Mather, J. Horace McFarland and …

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