Yosemite

Mudslide covering Highway 140 in Yosemite (Yosemite National Park)

Major Yosemite Highway Reopens Following Heavy Storms, Mudslide

The El Portal Road route into Yosemite National Park has reopened after clean-up of storm damage.

07/23/2015

In this archival photo, Yosemite falls is seen with no noticeable waterfall.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Yosemite’s Dying Trees, Skimpy Waterfalls Are Latest Signs Of Epic California Drought

Park officials say the tallest waterfall in North America – Yosemite Falls – will likely run dry about two months early this year.

07/10/2015

An illustration from Yosemite National Park shows where a piece of rock broke free from the face of Half Dome. (Yosemite National Park)

Yosemite Releases Photos Illustrating Where Rock Face Crumbled From Half Dome

When word broke earlier this week that the rock face of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park had lost a big chunk from a popular climbing route, it wasn’t immediately clear to the average visitor what the difference was. Now park officials are making the results of the facial peel quite clear.

07/09/2015

Half dome in Yosemite National Park. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Colossal Rock Fall Changes Face Of Yosemite’s Half Dome

Officials at Yosemite National Park say a massive sheet of rock has fallen from the vertical face of Half Dome on the most popular route used by climbers.

07/07/2015

Google Street View of Yosemite's El Capitan (Google)

Google Street View Goes Vertical With Yosmite’s El Capitan

Google Maps is treading on new ground by taking its horizontal view mapping system 3,000 feet up the world’s most famous rock wall: Yosemite’s El Capitan.

06/25/2015

Yosemite National Park (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

New Firm Set To Run Yosemite In $2 Billion Deal

Aramark has been offered a 15-year contract to take over hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities at Yosemite National Park…

06/18/2015

The O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Despite Record Drought, Hetch Hetchy Reservoir Levels At 92 Percent

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, which supplies drinking water to 2.6 million Bay Area customers, says the supply looks good heading into summer, but conservation remains a top priority.

06/09/2015

A bear and cub cross a road on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Where Are You Most Likely To Spot A Bear In Yosemite? Rangers Track Map Movements

Spring is one of the most popular times to visit Yosemite National Park; Flowers are in bloom, waterfalls are booming (in non-drought years) and are trying to hit the lottery for a permit to climb Half Dome.

06/01/2015

Exchequer Bike Park4[5]

Last Chance To Bring Bell Helmets Grant Money To California Bike Park

The local Exchequer Mountain Bike Park is trailing behind the Midwest and East Coast contenders in a contest to win a large grant to fund a trail building project. The grant, sponsored by Bell Helmets, is worth $100,000 and will be awarded to only one of the three finalists. (SPONSORED)

05/29/2015

(credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Vine Video Of Bear Cubs Wrestling In Yosemite Melting Hearts Across The Internet

Vine video of two baby black bear cubs wrestling in the middle of the road in Yosemite National Park has racked up over a million views.

05/27/2015

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