Category: Outdoors

Yosemite Nature Notes – Big Trees

Yosemite National Park is home to some of the oldest trees in North America, the Giant Sequoia. These trees thrive in the Northern California atmosphere, wrapped in warm temperatures and frequent rainfall. The park is thick with vast forests, and they are one of the many attractions of Yosemite Valley. Yosemite Nature Notes No. 11 …

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Ghost Towns – Yosemite Nature Notes

California’s Gold Rush initially occurred in 1848 and lasted at a fevered pitch until 1855.  Gold and silver were still to be found after that period, and many prospectors tooled the Sierra Nevada looking for the ore that would change their lives.  Tioga Hill became home to these hearty men who lived and moved stone …

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