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National Junior Ranger Day Kicks Off National Park Week Saturday

We treasure our National Parks in the Sierra and the Western Region, and creating a future generation of care takers and enthusiast is a project that we at Sierra Rec enjoy promoting. Saturday, April 20, 2109 National Parks around the country including Yosemite, Lassen, Death Valley, and Seqouia and Kings Canyon will kick off this years National Parks week with National Junior Ranger Day Activities. The Junior Ranger Program is a great way to explore national parks, get some cool swag, and maybe even one of those coveted hats the rangers wear! Well…okay. Yours might be made out of...

National Junior Ranger Day Kicks Off National Park Week Saturday

We treasure our National Parks in the Sierra and the Western Region, and creating a future generation of care takers and enthusiast is a project that we at Sierra Rec enjoy promoting. Saturday, April 20, 2109 National Parks around the country including Yosemite, Lassen, Death Valley, and Seqouia and Kings Canyon will kick off this years National Parks week with National Junior Ranger Day Activities. The Junior Ranger Program is a great way to explore national parks, get some cool swag, and maybe even one of those coveted hats the rangers wear! Well…okay. Yours might be made out of...

Seasonal Snow May Delay Opening Of Stanislaus National forest Access

Some seasonal roads on Stanislaus National Forest may remain closed past April 15 SONORA, Calif. – Stanislaus National Forest will open seasonal roads beginning April 15, but some forest roads will remain closed until forest crews can inspect them to ensure they were not damaged during this year’s winter storms. Jason Kuiken, Stanislaus National Forest supervisor, said workers haven’t been able to inspect all the forest roads yet because many are still covered with snow. A series of heavy storms during the 2018-2019 winter led to significant snow levels on all ranger districts. “We received a significant amount of snow this winter...

Seasonal Snow May Delay Opening Of Stanislaus National forest Access

Some seasonal roads on Stanislaus National Forest may remain closed past April 15 SONORA, Calif. – Stanislaus National Forest will open seasonal roads beginning April 15, but some forest roads will remain closed until forest crews can inspect them to ensure they were not damaged during this year’s winter storms. Jason Kuiken, Stanislaus National Forest supervisor, said workers haven’t been able to inspect all the forest roads yet because many are still covered with snow. A series of heavy storms during the 2018-2019 winter led to significant snow levels on all ranger districts. “We received a significant amount of snow this winter...

Backpacking Young Lakes in Yosemite

Sierra Rec Magazine, August 2018 – Backpacking in Yosemite is a life goal for many who visit this pristine granite palace in the High Sierra.  As a beginning backpacker, I was overjoyed to learn in March that we had secured 6 passes into the Yosemite Wilderness and Young Lakes, for my first backpacking experience ever.  Young Lakes is a beautiful set of three high alpine lakes sitting just over 9800′ at the lowest level and 10,250′ at the high lake with views of Mt Conness (12,589′), Ragged Peaks and Shepard’s Peak highlighting the panoramic skylines. Lower Young Lake just before Sunset....

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New & Unique Family Events for Easter Weekend at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

A new decadent brunch at Squaw Valley is the perfect way to spend Easter Sunday with the family•  The weekend will feature one-of-a-kind events including Snow Golf, Beacon & Eggs, and the Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival, complete with a “Trashion Show” Sierra REC Magazine -Events – [Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 15, 2019–Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is the perfect place to celebrate Easter with family this season, surrounded by mountains views and with lots to do. The new Easter Brunchand Egg Hunt at Squaw Valley joins the classic Beacon & Eggs event at Alpine Meadows on Easter Sunday. Saturday, April 20 will...

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New & Unique Family Events for Easter Weekend at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

A new decadent brunch at Squaw Valley is the perfect way to spend Easter Sunday with the family•  The weekend will feature one-of-a-kind events including Snow Golf, Beacon & Eggs, and the Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival, complete with a “Trashion Show” Sierra REC Magazine -Events – [Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 15, 2019–Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is the perfect place to celebrate Easter with family this season, surrounded by mountains views and with lots to do. The new Easter Brunchand Egg Hunt at Squaw Valley joins the classic Beacon & Eggs event at Alpine Meadows on Easter Sunday. Saturday, April 20 will...

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GLAMPING COMES TO YOSEMITE

SANTA BARBRA COMPANY “AUTOCAMPS” INTRODUCES A RE-IMAGINED LODGING EXPERIENCE NEAR YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK MARIPOSA CA, APRIL 2019 – Lodging near Yosemite National Park has taken a new turn into the world of luxury camping experiences from the imaginations of a Santa Barbara Based company Autocamp. Located just miles from the gates of Yosemite National Park off HWY 140 near Mariposa Ca. the great outdoors beacons guests to experience Autocamp Yosemite via an over the top glamping experience set on their largest outdoor property. Clubhouse Rendering by Los Angeles Based Anacapa Nestled on 35 acres in the Sierra Nevada Mountains,...

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New & Unique Family Events for Easter Weekend at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

A new decadent brunch at Squaw Valley is the perfect way to spend Easter Sunday with the family•  The weekend will feature one-of-a-kind events including Snow Golf, Beacon & Eggs, and the Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival, complete with a “Trashion Show” Sierra REC Magazine -Events – [Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 15, 2019–Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is the perfect place to celebrate Easter with family this season, surrounded by mountains views and with lots to do. The new Easter Brunchand Egg Hunt at Squaw Valley joins the classic Beacon & Eggs event at Alpine Meadows on Easter Sunday. Saturday, April 20 will...

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Seasonal Snow May Delay Opening Of Stanislaus National forest Access

Some seasonal roads on Stanislaus National Forest may remain closed past April 15 SONORA, Calif. – Stanislaus National Forest will open seasonal roads beginning April 15, but some forest roads will remain closed until forest crews can inspect them to ensure they were not damaged during this year’s winter storms. Jason Kuiken, Stanislaus National Forest supervisor, said workers haven’t been able to inspect all the forest roads yet because many are still covered with snow. A series of heavy storms during the 2018-2019 winter led to significant snow levels on all ranger districts. “We received a significant amount of snow this winter...

New “Red Bull Raid” Competition Coming to Squaw Valley’s Silverado on April 13

First of its kind event will test the speed and skill of local men and women, both uphill and downhill Sierra Rec Magazine – [Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 1, 2019 – Red Bull is bringing a brand new event to Squaw Valley on April 13, 2019: Red Bull Raid. The event will be hosted in Squaw Valley’s Silverado area, with competition based around both uphill and downhill skill and speed. The competition is composed of two parts: ski touring or splitboarding up and then the descent on the same equipment. Known for putting on some of the world’s most extreme...

Tahoe National Forest Announces Sugar Pine Lake Boat Ramp Closure

Sugar Pine Boat Ramp Closure Area(s): Sugar Pine Boat Ramp Date(s): Apr 3, 2018 – May 20, 2018 The Sugar Pine Boat Ramp will be closed April 9-14 for the Sugar Pine Hazard Tree Removal Project. This will include portions of the Josh Hart Trail. The Sugar Pine Hazard Tree Project is removing beetle killed and drought affected trees from campgrounds, trails, and recreation sites around Sugar Pine Reservoir from 2/12/18 to 5/20/18. Please call the American River Ranger District front desk for up to date closures...