Yosemite National Park

National Parks See Large Influx Of Summertime VisitorsVisitors heading to the Grand Canyon lately know they are going to get two things when they arrive: breathtaking views and long waits, whether it is to get into the national park itself or to find a parking spot inside. A few frustrated tourists have even turned around and left.
Body Of Missing Hiker Found In Yosemite National Park Officials at Yosemite National Park have found the body of a man who was missing for more than three weeks.
Authorities Asking For Help To Find Man Missing In Yosemite National ParkYosemite National Park officials are asking for the public's help in locating a missing man.
Tourist With Possible Case Of Plague Expected To RecoverState health officials say a Georgia tourist who visited California now has a possible case of the plague, but is expected to make a "full recovery."
Popular Yosemite Campground Shutting After 2 Squirrels Die Of PlagueOfficials at Yosemite National Park say they are temporarily shutting a popular campsite after two squirrels died of plague in the area.
2 Young Campers Killed By Falling Tree Limb At YosemiteOfficials say two juveniles camping in Yosemite Valley were killed by a falling tree limb Friday morning.
Midpines Man Says He Fought Off Bear From PorchA 67-year-old man fought off a black bear that attacked him on his porch Thursday as the state sees an uptick in encounters, likely a result of California's relentless drought that's sending bears into populated areas to forage for food, officials said.
Child Camping At Yosemite National Park Contracts PlagueCalifornia officials say a child camping in Yosemite National Park fell ill with plague and was sent to a hospital.
Drought Means Booming Business At Tiny Yosemite Post OfficeThe phone rings a lot at the Tuolumne Meadows Post Office, which is run by two guys in a room that is too small to be an office. It’s so small and far away, they’re still waiting on new stamps.
'Impressive' Sheet Of Rock Falls From Yosemite's Half DomeOfficials 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.
Small Wildfire In Mariposa County Prompts EvacuationsFirefighters are battling a small wildfire that sparked the evacuation of rural homes outside of Yosemite National Park.
Drought Has Yosemite National Park Waterfalls Hitting Peak EarlyPark rangers say now is the time to come to come to Yosemite since the waterfalls are at their best. They say the falls have reached their strongest point earlier than in previous years because of melting the snowpack. They saw the scene isn’t expected to last.