Fire 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.
The National Park Service issued a statement Friday reminding visitors that federal regulations actually ban the use of unmanned aircraft within the park’s boundaries.
While 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.
New 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.
A new exhibit of David Hockney’s work, including about 150 iPad images, opened Saturday in the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park.
For the first time since a wildfire broke out around Yosemite National Park, dense smoke has begun to obscure the region’s majestic mountain views
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.
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 National Park officials say a man is dead and a woman is recovering after contracting a rare rodent-borne disease in popular lodging area.
Falling boulders are the single biggest force shaping Yosemite Valley, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the national park system.