Tag: Yosemite national park

Apr 03

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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Apr 06

Ansel Adams Gallery reopens in Yosemite

The National Park Service is reporting that the first phase of the Ansel Adams rehabilitation project has finished, and that the Ansel Adams Gallery has reopened! It’s a great place to visit. From the Press Release: The Ansel Adams Gallery Rehabilitation Recently Completed at Yosemite National Park

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Mar 10

Yosemite Conservancy Unveils its Outdoor Adventures for 2015

My favorite park group has just announced their outdoor adventures program for 2015! Summer Camp for Grown-ups, Beginning Backpacking and Hikes to Rarely Seen Alpine Areas Are Among the Guided Outdoor Adventures Offered for Visitors to Explore Yosemite National Park Yosemite Conservancy has unveiled a compelling line-up of Outdoor Adventures for 2015 with more than …

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Jan 13

The Rim Fire – a new video on YouTube

A hat-tip to Bill Gabbert over at wildfirtoday.com who penned a post about a new video titled “the Rim Fire” that appears on YouTube today.  The video was posted by yosemitenationalpark, who put up the following description: “The 2013 Rim Fire was the largest forest fire in California history, and the largest fire in Yosemite history. Burning …

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Dec 01

Yosemite National Park Launches New Website to Commemorate 125th Anniversary

On October 1, 2015, Yosemite National Park will commemorate the 125th anniversary of the establishment of Yosemite National Park. On that date President Benjamin Harrison signed legislation which created the United States of America’s third National Park. With a stroke of a pen, over 1,500 square miles of pristine California land was preserved for future …

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Jul 19

Fire Restrictions in Effect in Yosemite National Park

Restrictions on Campfires in Wilderness Areas Below 6,000 Feet in Elevation Fire restrictions for Yosemite National Park went into effect yesterday, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The fire order restricts the use of campfires in wilderness below 6,000 feet in elevation. However, campfires in designated campgrounds and picnic areas will still be allowed. Yosemite National Park …

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Apr 07

Rockfall Closes Trail to Rancheria Falls in Yosemite National Park

A rockfall in the Hetch Hetchy area of Yosemite National Park has closed the trail to Rancheria Falls east of Wapama Falls. According to the National Park Service, at approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 31, a large rockfall occurred from the cliff just east of Wapama Falls above the Hetch Hetchy reservoir. The trail was …

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