Chosen because of their significance in American history, and notable for rustic architecture, High Sierra Camps and Wilderness Cabins were registered as historic places.
A Sierra Nevada Red Fox was the first to be seen of its kind in Yosemite since 1915.
Students in the 4th grade can get a free annual entry pass for their family to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks.
In light of the spread of COVID-19, trying to find out what is open and closed in our national parks is a moving target these days. Here are updates.
What does the Yosemite lodging vendor change mean for those of us who made reservations in the park months ago? A lot, including a new website and phone number.
Yosemite, with its stunning features and incredible wildlife, earned a spot on the list. Judges say the park earned its top seven ranking because of its distinctive monoliths El Capitan and Half Dome. Yosemite also features North America’s tallest waterfall at 2,425 feet.
That experiences have remained constant over a century of rapid change shows the power of the NPS - without them, might Yosemite Valley be a theme park?
Update May, 2015 - Criminal charges were dropped against a hunter accused of starting California's Rim Fire after two key witnesses unexpectedly died.
Google's new Street View project is ready for you to experience. It's a 3,000-foot interactive journey up a vertical rock wall.
After many years of back and forth comments, numerous plans and even court battles, Yosemite National Park is unveiling the Merced Wild and Scenic River Final Comprehensive Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement.
What's open and what's not.
Fire officials are now using a drone to help fight the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park.
Jan 14, 2015: 19 days after they set out to achieve one of climbing's most difficult challenges, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson reached the summit of the 3,000-foot rock known as El Capitan in Yosemite.
Oct 1, 2015: A ceremony that will honor the park’s rich history, highlight current park stewardship, and look ahead to the future of Yosemite National Park
A hero was made when Alec Smith leapt over the protective barrier at the top of Vernal Falls to save the life of a young boy. Most rescues don't turn out successful.
The names of Curry Village, Badger Pass, the Ahwahnee Hotel, Wawona Hotel, and Yosemite Lodge at the Falls will change as new park concessionaire takes reins.
Soar past Yosemite’s Half Dome and over Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic Spring in National Parks Adventure, an awe-inspiring salute to the NPS’s 100th anniversary.
Although the movie is titled, "Yosemite," the national park is only the setting for the first of three chapters about boyhood.
April 21, 2015: Muir fought and lost his battle to save the Hetch Hetchy Valley from being flooded over 100 years ago. This legal complaint would restore the valley.
The climb to the top of Half Dome just became harder. A huge sheet of granite measuring 100 by 200 feet fell off the face and created a "rockfall" below.
Sept 7, 2014: As the Meadow Fire traveled into Little Yosemite Valley, helicopter rescue teams worked quickly to evacuate over 100 hikers on the popular Half Dome trail. No one has been injured and no structures are currently threatened by the fire.
Healthy options are cropping up at national park eateries thanks to the Healthy and Sustainable Food Program.
We asked the Superintendent of Yosemite National Park to take a look back over the last 100 years and forward to the next 100 years.
As the El Portal Fire grows within 10 miles of the Merced Sequoia Grove, firefighters protect the area with water from the Merced River.
Dec 4, 2014: Yosemite National Park's waterfalls are flowing again due to two days of significant rainfall in the Yosemite area.
Yosemite’s traffic problem could be solved by using a combination of the park’s public transit system, and a walking/cycling trail system to get around.
June 4, 2012: Last week the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway opened, a 100-mile road that twists and turns through remote areas of the Sierra National Forest
It took just 73 seconds for Mich Kemeter to cross the cliffs at The Rostrum in Yosemite National Park. Watch his daring walk, 800 feet in the air without a harness.
The fate of these names is yet to be decided, but it seems to be the general consensus that restoring the original names to their respective structures is the primary goal.
The documentary, Valley Uprising - Yosemite's Rock Climbing Revolution, follows a group of rebel climbers that take climbing "from a fringe activity to a full-blown cultural sport."