Animal Rights Group Sues Park Service Over Dying Elk At Point Reyes National SeashoreDozens of tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore have died from starvation and dehydration in the last year because the animals couldn't get past a fence that the National Park Service placed to stop them from competing for food and water with cattle, according to a lawsuit.
San Jose Hiker Plunges To His Death On Mount Russell In Sequoia National ParkA 56-year-old San Jose man died after falling about 500 feet while hiking in Sequoia National Park on Memorial Day, according to the National Park Service.
Golden Gate National Recreation Area May Hike Some Use Fees, Parking Rates In OctoberGolden Gate National Recreation Area, which includes some of the Bay Area's most iconic recreation sites, might be introducing new fees for select activities in October in order to keep up with park maintenance.
Yosemite To Implement Day-Use Reservation Plan For Park VisitorsVisitors to Yosemite National Park will need a day-use reservation to enter the park beginning next month, park officials announced Thursday.
Body Of Woodside Woman Found Below Rim Of Grand CanyonBody recovery teams retrieved the body of a missing Woodside woman discovered hundreds of feet below the rim of the Grand Canyon on Tuesday, according to the National Park Service.
Park Service Announcement of Yosemite Hiker’s Death Delayed for Days“Alice” Yu Xie, a woman who was declared missing while hiking in Yosemite National Park, was found dead the same day without a public update from the National Park Service.
National Park Service Releases Point Reyes Plan; Limit To Size Of Tule Elk Herd; Allow Cattle RanchingThe National Park Service has released the final version of a report detailing how it wants to manage private ranching and tule elk herds in Point Reyes National Seashore and the north district of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Point Reyes Protest Calls Out Park Service Over Tule Elk Water SupplyOn Sunday, protesters staged an unusual photo op to highlight the conflict between cattle ranchers and a herd of elk at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Alcatraz Opening Up For Recreational Use Next WeekThe National Park Service said Thursday that it intends to resume recreational access to Alcatraz Island following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
NPS: Yosemite Bears Getting Hit, Killed By Speeders Through ParkThe National Park Service said on Friday at least four bears have been hit by cars in recent days, two that were killed, by people who are speeding through the park.
Coronavirus Found in Yosemite National Park SewageTests of untreated waste water from Yosemite National Park have confirmed the presence of coronavirus and the recently-reopened park is cutting the number of vehicle passes in half.
Reopening: Yosemite Reportedly Opening Thursday, Reservations RequiredAfter being closed for nearly three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, Yosemite National Park is set to reopen to the general public.
Dead Humpback Whale Washes Ashore On Baker Beach In San FranciscoA dead humpback whale washed ashore in San Francisco Tuesday morning, authorities said.
Stomach Illness Outbreak At Yosemite Prompts Major Clean-UpFederal health officials are inspecting Yosemite National Park's food service areas after at least a dozen people have fallen ill with stomach issues.
California Hikers Die in Fall at Arches National Park in UtahTwo people were killed and another injured when they fell near Delicate Arch in Utah's Arches National Park on Friday. All three are believed to be from California and may be related, authorities said.