5 Must-See National Parks In The U.S.From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America's national parks has something unique to offer.
Wildfire Sends Smoke Into Famed Yosemite Valley, 7 Square Miles Of Park BurnedFire officials called in additional crews to help battle a blaze in Yosemite National Park that forced hikers to be evacuated and sent smoke into the park's famed valley for the first time Tuesday, officials said.
Pesky Drones Buzz Yosemite Landmarks, Officials Say They're IllegalThe National Park Service issued a statement Friday reminding visitors that federal regulations actually ban the use of unmanned aircraft within the park's boundaries.
Best Summer Backpacking Trips In AmericaWhile it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.
Once Touted As Olympic Venue, Yosemite Now Working To Keep Crowds AwayNew plans by the National Park Service to retain Yosemite Valley’s natural wonders show a 180-degree shift from Prohibition-era plans to host the Olympic games and bring huge crowds to the national park.
iPad Paintings By David Hockney Featured At SF's deYoung MuseumA new exhibit of David Hockney's work, including about 150 iPad images, opened Saturday in the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park.
Rim Fire Sends Dense Smoke Into Yosemite ValleyFor the first time since a wildfire broke out around Yosemite National Park, dense smoke has begun to obscure the region's majestic mountain views
Yosemite’s Rim Fire Leads To Road Closures Ahead of Labor Day Weekend A portion of Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park is being closed for the Labor Day weekend as firefighters look to stop the spread of the Rim Fire.
SF Meeting Allows Public Comment On Plan To Eliminate Yosemite Bike And Horse Rentals National Park officials could get an earful at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Thursday night at a public comment meeting to examine a plan to eliminate bike and horse rentals in Yosemite Valley.
Yosemite Camper Dies From Rare Rodent DiseaseYosemite National Park officials say a man is dead and a woman is recovering after contracting a rare rodent-borne disease in popular lodging area.
Risk Of Falling Rocks Forces Yosemite ClosuresFalling boulders are the single biggest force shaping Yosemite Valley, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the national park system.
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