Yosemite National Park

What is the story / history of the mobile that hangs in the Ahwahnee bar?
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Yosemite National Park, History/Culture
12 years ago
Holidays in the Parks

December 16, 2010, 5:17 pm
If you’re looking for something to do this holiday season, look no further than our national parks! Celebrate the holidays by sharing in traditions handed down through the ages or make your own tradition. This holiday season discover a range of winter activities including fireside chats, winter caroling, backcountry ...

Yosemite to require Half Dome permits on weekdays

December 15, 2010, 8:48 am
Concerns over safety prompted the National Park Service to require hikers to obtain a permit seven days a week for a shot at the hair-raising push up the summit cables to the top of Yosemite's Half Dome. The climb up the 400-foot summit dome attracts thousands of climbers every year ...

I am Planning a visit to Yosemite Thanksgiving weekend. What kind of crowds can I expect and would you advise tent camping?
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Yosemite National Park, Camping, Hiking, Lodging, Touring
12 years ago
Winter Travel Deals at our National Parks

November 15, 2010, 5:43 am
Most budget conscious (and flexible) travelers know that some of the best travel deals are often available during the next several weeks between the peak Thanksgiving and Christmas/New Years travel period. The lucky ones, those who can make their own schedules, have extra day off in the bank, or ...

Winter Sports in Yosemite National Park

November 14, 2010, 9:09 am
By Sydney Taylor Your next winter adventure waits at Yosemite National Park. Whether you want to enjoy snow sports in the backcountry or at a popular ski resort, you can tailor your Yosemite vacation with a variety of in-park properties and winter travel deals. Badger Pass Ski Area is located about ...

Mariposa Grove will be closed on 24-26 Nov 2010?
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Yosemite National Park, Auto/Motorcycle, Park Passes and Fees, Photography, Safety, Picnicking
12 years ago
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Hi Grace,

You're in for a treat.  Yosemite is in full swing (including Mariposa Grove) during Thanksgiving week.  In fact, it's a beautiful time to be there.  If you're in need of a place to stay, consider the Evergreen Lodge and see this link for their Thanksgiving activities.

Have fun!

12 years ago
Shelton Johnson's 'Glorlyland' tells story of Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers

October 29, 2010, 6:55 am
  The development of Yosemite and Sequoia & Kings Canyon national parks hinges on the service of African American Buffalo Soldiers, who blazed trails, constructed roads, created maps, evicted poachers and loggers, and protected tourists as they started to visit our parks. Their role in national park history lay buried ...

Oprah Show to Feature her Yosemite Camping Trip

October 26, 2010, 9:19 am
In a 2009 interview with the San Jose Mercury News, Yosemite Park Ranger Shelton Johnson, who has been working to encourage more minorities to visit our national parks, said, "If Oprah Winfrey took a road trip to the national parks, it would send a message that this is an environment ...

Yosemite : Gold in hand
Gold in hand
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