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Plumas National Forest offers virtual customer service

Plumas National Foresthas closed offices and implemented virtual services to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities.   Customers needing information, permits and maps are encouraged to call local offices at the...

Yosemite National Park Closed to All Visitors

Yosemite National Park is Modifying Operations to Implement Latest Health Guidance Yosemite National Park - March 21, 2020 - Well this would be considered a very dark day for us and many national park enthusiasts across our region. Last night in ligth of the California Shut down bacause of...

Grant Application Period Open for Volcano Adventure Camp For Youth this summer season

Deadline s March 31, 2020 to apply for Summer Grants for your kids. Volcano Adventure Camp will operate June 12 through September 20, 2020 MINERAL, CA- Lassen Volcanic National Park and its partner Lassen Park Foundation invite youth groups to apply for a grant to stay at Volcano Adventure...

Yosemite National Park is Modifying Operations to Implement Latest Health Guidance

Yosemite NP, California – Yosemite National Park is announcing modifications to operations to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and local and state authorities to promote social distancing. As of March 17, 2020 park visitor centers, the Yosemite Valley Theater, the Yosemite...

National Park Service to Temporarily Suspend Park Entrance Fees  To Promote Social distancing

Yosemite, Lassen, Sequoia, Kings Canyon And Death Valley Could Be Fee Free During The Corona Virus Shutdown WASHINGTON – After careful consideration, Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt directed the National Park Service (NPS) to temporarily suspend the collection of all park entrance fees until further notice.“I’ve directed the National Park...

Mammoth Mountain To RECEIVE a new high-speed six-pack detachable chairlift, and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows to RECEIVE Expanded Snow Making CAPABILITIES for 2020/2021 Snow seasons

ALTERRA MOUNTAIN COMPANY ANNOUNCES $223 MILLION IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE 2020/2021 WINTER SEASON Terrain Expansion, Lodging Renovations, Snowmaking DENVER, CO, March 10, 2020 – Alterra Mountain Company announces its plans to invest $223 million in capital improvements across its 15 North American mountain destinations for the upcoming year, continuing the company’s...


Offering Expanded Access and New Ikon Session Pass - Including Squaw Alpine, Mammoth and June Mountain In The Sierra DENVER, CO, February 27, 2020 – Ikon Pass invites skiers and riders across the globe to unlock adventure and the lowest pricing for winter 20/21 on Thursday, March 5, 2020 when the Ikon...

Granite View Road Closed at Forest Boundary in INYO National Forest

Popular Alabama Hills Trailhead Road Access Compromised. Foot Traffic Only Alabama Hills, CA - March 3, 2020 - The Granite View Road is closed to vehicles at the Inyo National Forest boundary until further notice due to substantial safety concerns. The closure is at the mouth of the Tuttle...

Yosemite Gateway Counties and Yosemite National Park Honored with Inaugural Visit California Poppy Award for Excellence in Destination Stewardship

Yosemite National Park, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2020) – Visit California honored tourism destinations and attractions across California for excellence in tourism marketing at the organization’s biennial Poppy Awards, held Feb. 11 in San Diego. Yosemite National Park along with Yosemite Gateway Counties- Mono, Tuolumne, Mariposa, and Madera are proud to...

Significant Access Delays and Parking Shortages Expected this Summer Bishop Pass TRAIL HEAD and South Lake Rd – Inyo National forest

South Lake Road Reconstruction Planned for 2020 - Significant Impacts to Access, Parking Bishop Ca, Inyo National Forest - Feb., 25, 2020 - The South Lake Road Reconstruction is planned for the 2020 season under a funding requestfrom Inyo County. The road will be re-paved and needs significant repairs...

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