Tag: california national parks

Dec 22

Be Gentle to the Lands After a Rain

The “el Niño” weather pattern is being talked about more and more on the news. In Southern California, we’ve had a few days of not particularly heavy rains. This can lead to closure of our national, state, and local parks and recreation areas for a few days after a rain to allow the lands to …

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Oct 04

2015 National Park Free Entrance Days

Mark your calendar for these entrance fee waived* dates in 2015: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – January 19 Presidents Day weekend – February 14-16 Opening weekend of National Park Week – April 18-19 National Park Service Birthday – August 25 National Public Lands Day – September 26 Veterans Day – November 11 Remember: out of 401 …

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Dec 31

Yosemite Spyglass for Oculus Rift & iPad

xRez Studio has put up an AMAZING app for the iPad and Oculus Rift “Yosemite Spyglass.” From their website: We love Yosemite and have found a few new ways to experience it in gigapixel on the iPad and Oculus Rift! The Oculus Rift version of Yosemite Spyglass is available for the Mac and PC.  The Yosemite Spyglass …

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Jun 01

New Fire Restrictions at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Due to high fire danger, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks are instituting fire restrictions inside the parks starting today. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie side by side in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley. Visitor activities vary by season and elevation (1,370 to 14,494 feet). The restrictions are: …

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