Yosemite

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 viewed from the valley floor. (Philip Russell)

I’m Headed To Yosemite – Will It Feel Like Winter Or Spring?

The photo featured is of Yosemite Falls. What I find extraordinary is the waterfall is flowing again, after a dry month of January. The Rivers and waterfalls water levels have been low, but because of this last week’s much need rain and snow, Yosemite Falls is flowing again! Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Falls, Vernal Falls, and Nevada Falls, are running very well, with smaller waterfalls around the park. You will notice plenty of deer, squirrels and if you are lucky, coyote running around the Park.

02/10/2015

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (Getty Images)

Racial Divide In California’s State Parks Could Squander Future Funding

One of the best parts of living in the Golden State is the ability to enjoy over 1.6 million acres of mountains, beaches and valleys protected by state parks. But a new report finds park visitors do not reflect the state’s changing and diverse demographics, making the future of park funding uncertain.

02/05/2015

Chef Kent Rathbun & Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Score a Touchdown w/ The Foodie Chap & Chef Kent Rathbun’s Chili!

While at Yosemite for Chef’s Holiday, Chef Rathbun cooks up his famous Tecate Chili, just in time for the big game!

02/01/2015

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

(Getty Images)

Rare Sierra Nevada Fox Spotted In Yosemite Park, First Time In 100 Years

The first confirmed sighting of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite National Park in nearly a century has been confirmed by park officials.

01/28/2015

Ziplining (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Ziplining at Yosemite

A family brave the cold weather of winter to zipline across the beautiful Yosemite valley…

01/28/2015

Reese Witherspoon in "Wild" (credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Pacific Crest Trail Expects More Hikers Thanks To Reese Witherspoon and ‘Wild’

Thanks to “Wild” starring Academy award-winner Reese Witherspoon, more hikers are taking on the PCT.

01/26/2015

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

(CBS)

With Bloodied Fingertips, 2 Friends Climb Atop Yosemite And Into History Books

American rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed minutes later by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson.

01/15/2015

more

previous