Tag Archive: camping

Mar 28

Devils Postpile Campground Update for 2017

Due to winter storm and flood damage and prioritization of trail repairs including Rainbow Falls, the monument’s 20 site campground is not anticipated to reopen in 2017. We regret any inconvenience, but this delay will allow the park to ensure the safety of our visitors and necessary preservation/restoration of the park’s natural resources impacted by …

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Oct 04

Incredible Camping Opportunities: Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

Recently, David Miller posted on the REI posted about seven U.S. state parks that offer up some great camping opportunities (see article: “7 U.S. STATE PARKS WITH INCREDIBLE CAMPING OPPORTUNITIES“). One of the parks mentioned was California’s own Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. David wrote that  “Camping in a redwood forest is mystical. Tucked within a …

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Mar 18

El Capitan State Beach Camping Unavailable Effective Today

News release from California Department of Parks and Recreation: Goleta, Calif.—California State Parks is closing camping to El Capitan State Beach effective immediately, due to emergency repairs that need to be conducted to the beach’s well. The camping will remain unavailable until further notice. A perforated well casing was discovered in the well that supplies water …

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Apr 07

Yosemite’s Housekeeping Camp

YosemitePark has just made a really interesting post about one of the unique camps in Yosemite.  From the “A Short History of the Oddly-Named Housekeeping Camp in Yosemite” post: Located on the Merced River in Yosemite Valley with an unusual name, Housekeeping Camp straddles the line between camping and hotel accommodations and inspires fierce loyalty …

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