Yosemite National Park

Jackson Hole, Wyoming (credit: Thinkstock)

The Best Mountain Destinations In The U.S.

Instead of packing the swimsuit and heading to an island getaway, make plans to visit a mountain retreat for your next vacation or weekend getaway.

03/05/2015

Kids playing by the dock in downtown Sausalito (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Spend Spring Break Break Close To Home!

Do spring break with the family right this year with a trip to one of these nearby destinations.

02/21/2015

A horse-drawn cart passing through a section cut out of the base of a giant sequoia tree in the Mariposa groves of Yosemite Park, California.   (Photo by Carleton E Watkins/Getty Images)

Yosemite To Offer Free Admission For Presidents Day Weekend

If you’re looking for a place to get outdoors and enjoy unseasonably warm temperatures this Valentine’s Day weekend, consider hitching your wagon to Yosemite National Park.

02/11/2015

Yosemite Falls flows in December. (CBS SF)

Yosemite National Park Entrance, Overnight Camping Fees Going Up March 1st

Visitors to Yosemite National Park will pay more to enter and camp overnight, under fee hikes that start March 1.

01/30/2015

Patchy snow is forcing the closure of the Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park (CBS SF)

Dry Month Forces Closure Of Yosemite Badger Pass Ski Lifts

Powerful December storms delivered hope of a wet winter in the Sierra. A month later, those hopes are being washed out.

01/20/2015

Climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell, along with two support climbers, near the summit of El Capitan Wednesday. (CBS)

Climbers Reach Historic Finish Of Yosemite El Capitan Free Climb

Two climbers conquered the once-seemingly impossible challenge of scaling a sheer slab of granite in California’s Yosemite National Park without climbing aids by reaching the top of the 3,000-foot peak.

01/14/2015

Ahwahnee Hotel

Dispute Could Lead To Name Changes For Iconic Yosemite Properties

A dispute over the names of such iconic Yosemite National Park locations as the Ahwahnee Hotel and Curry Village has the park service considering renaming them.

01/02/2015

Yosemite Snow

Yosemite Reports First Snow Of The Season

The National Park Service reported the first snowfall of the season at Yosemite.

12/12/2014

Yosemite Falls flows in December. (CBS SF)

‘Booming’ Waterfalls Reported In Yosemite After December Storms

If you want to see the waterfalls of Yosemite National Park at full force without braving the late spring crowds, now might be the best time.

12/03/2014

(Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

Yosemite National Park Closes Tioga, Glacier Point Roads Due To Storm

Yosemite National Park says that Tioga and Glacier Point roads will close at 6:00 p.m. Friday as heavy snow is forecast in the park.

10/31/2014

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