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Threatened California Red-Legged Frogs Making a Comeback in Yosemite National Park After a 50-Year Absence

Cooperative Effort by the National Park Service, Yosemite Conservancy, San Francisco Zoo & Gardens, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish & Wildlife and NatureBridge Sierra Rec Magazine - Yosemite National Park New Release - May 2019 ~ Federally threatened California red-legged frogs are showing signs of a return to Yosemite Valley in [...]

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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 [...]

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Yosemite Conservancy Provides $15.3 Million in Support to Yosemite National Park for Priority Projects and Programs

Yosemite National Park, April 1, 2019 – Yosemite Conservancy is providing $15.3 million in support to Yosemite National Park to protect the rare Sierra Nevada red fox, revitalize wetlands and fund volunteer programs, among nearly 50 programs and grants it is backing in 2019. “With four million visitors each year, Yosemite needs to be nurtured to remain a national [...]

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Yosemite National Park to Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday April 20, 2019

Visitors are invited to help us celebrate Earth Day, National Junior Ranger Day, National Park Week, and John Muir’s Birthday in Yosemite Valley     Yosemite National Park will be celebrating Earth Day, National Junior Ranger Day, National Park Week, and John Muir’s Birthday on Saturday, April 20, 2019. There will be activities for all ages throughout [...]

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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.  [...]

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Time to Visit California’s Gold Country

California's Gold Country will soon be in full bloom & It is Time to Start Chasing Waterfalls in Tuolumne County's Yosemite Sierra Rec Magazine - Tuolumne County, CA - March 21,2019 - Spring brings wildflowers, waterfalls, and longer days to explore the abundance of adventure in Tuolumne County. California's Gold Country will soon be in [...]

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NatureBridge Summer Backpacking Programs for Teens in Yosemite and Olympic National Parks Builds Future Scientists and Leaders

Registration is open for summer backpacking programs in Yosemite YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — February 28, 2019 —NatureBridge, the largest non-profit educational partner of theNational Park Service, leads life-changing backpacking programs for middle and high school students in Yosemite and Olympic National Parks each summer. These one-week and two-week programs offer the perfect mix of backpacking, [...]

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Yosemite National Park Impacted By Recent Winter Storms

Multiple park facilities damaged by significant snowfall earlier this week Sierra Rec Magazine - Yosemite National Park updates - February 9, 2019 - Multiple park facilities, housing units, and the park’s ski area have been significantly impacted by the significant snowfall the park received earlier this week. Yosemite Valley received approximately 18 to 24 inches [...]

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Snowshoeing Yosemite National Park

Snowshoeing and Cross  Country Ski  Trails in the Crane Flats Region of  Yosemite National Park Sierra Rec Magazine - Snowshoe Guides -  Yosemite National Park - Yosemite National Park like so many place in the Sierra is a completely different place from the summer destination that many know.  A great way to explore the park [...]

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Tioga Pass and Glacier Point Will Close Tuesday Nov. 20 In Preparation of Winter Storm

TRAVEL UPDATES: TIOGA PASS, Glacier Point, Sonora Pass and Ebbets Pass Thanksgiving Weekend Sierra Rec Magazine, Yosemite National Park, November 19th 2018, - Each year we arrive at today with mixed emotions. Yosemite National Park has announced The Tioga and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park will close to all vehicular traffic beginning at [...]

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EnerPlex 1200 Power Center by Sierra Wave The Perfect Lightweight Companion For Every Roadtrip Adventure

The New EnerPlex 1200 Provides Needed Power Supply for Camera and Drone Batteries on Road Trip Adventures Sierra Rec Magazine- Product Review - August 2018 - The bigger the adventure the bigger the needs or desire for more conveniences and an increased need for alternative power solutions. We are honored to introduce to you the [...]

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Yosemite Valley to Reopen to Visitors on Tuesday, August 14th, at 9:00 a.m.

The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias to reopen on Monday, August 13th Yosemite National Park is pleased to announce that Yosemite Valley will reopen to visitors on Tuesday, August 14th, at 9:00 a.m. Yosemite Valley has been closed to visitors since Wednesday, July 25th, due to impacts from the Ferguson Fire. Visitors can access Yosemite [...]

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The Opening Of The Mariposa Grove In Yosemite National Park Will Demand Traffic Controls

Yosemite National Park Announces Bus Parking Reservations for the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Reservations will be available May 15, 2018 on Recreation.gov  Yosemite National Park announces that parking reservations will be required for all buses over 20 feet in length, including commercial tour buses, non-commercial buses, and mini-buses, to park and visit the Mariposa Grove of [...]

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Yosemite Valley to Close Today at Noon Due To Potential Flooding

Yosemite Valley is closing on Friday afternoon due to potential flooding Due to anticipated flooding, visitors will no longer be able to enter Yosemite Valley beginning at noon on Friday, April 6, and the Valley will be closed to visitation at 5 pm on Friday. All other areas of the park will remain open, conditions [...]

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Tioga and Glacier Point Roads Closed for the Season in Yosemite National Park

Public Notice:  Tioga Pass Closed For the 2017/2018 Winter Season Sierra Rec Magazine - Dec, 4, 2017 - In Case you missed it last weekend, one of the annual "saddest days of the year" for us on the Eastern Sierra front happened. The Closing of Tioga Pass for winter. Now we either drive around to [...]

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