Merced River

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Yosemite Plan Would Ease Traffic, Shut Ice Rink

Visitors might miss the 1920s-era ice skating rink in the winter or the summer bike and raft rentals, but they’ll likely be glad to hear that a plan released Tuesday to protect the river that runs through Yosemite National Park won’t reduce the number of daily visitors.


Yosemite National Park

Search Continues For Boy Presumed Drowned In Yosemite

The search continues in Yosemite National Park for the body of a 6-year-old boy swept away late Wednesday in a rough stretch of the Merced River.


Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park

2 Boys Swept Away, Killed In Merced River At Yosemite National Park

Two boys died after they were swept away in the waters of the Merced River at Yosemite National Park on Wednesday.


Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park

Rangers Recover Body of Modesto Man Swept Away At Yosemite Waterfall

Rangers located the body of a Modesto man Friday afternoon, who died after falling into a raging waterfall at Yosemite National Park nearly three weeks ago.


Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park

Families Of Yosemite Falls Victims Continue Vigil At Park

Every day, relatives of the three young people swept over a Yosemite National Park waterfall travel to the park hoping to hear news about the whereabouts of the bodies.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/27/2011

Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park

Vigil Held For Yosemite Hikers Swept Away By Waterfall

Family and friends of a woman and two men presumed dead after they were swept over Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park gathered at St. George’s Church Wednesday to grieve.


Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park

Berkeley Man Among 2 Hikers Killed At Yosemite

Yosemite National Park has recorded its first two accidental deaths of the year, as two hikers died at the park in unrelated incidents last Friday.