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This weekend's storm has brought a fresh dumping of snow to the Sierra Nevada. Here, Yosemite's legendary Half Dome is coated with some powder. (Credit: Yosemite Conservancy/NWS)

‘Impressive’ Sheet Of Rock Falls From Yosemite’s Half Dome

Officials 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.

07/07/2015

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Spring Storm Delivers Late Rain, Snow To Northern California

A brief spring storm delivered a welcome batch of rain to Northern California on Saturday as well as an unexpectedly hearty supply of snow that closed roads in Yosemite National Park and made tire chains a requirement in the mountain passes around Lake Tahoe.

04/25/2015

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

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Entrance Fees Rising At Yosemite, Some Other National Parks

Be prepared to pay a bit more if you’re headed to some national parks and recreation areas this summer.

04/01/2015

Grand Canyon (credit: Randy Yagi)

5 Must-See National Parks In The U.S.

From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America’s national parks has something unique to offer.

04/01/2015

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Yosemite Climber Pushing To Catch Up To Partner In Record Ascent

One of two climbers attempting a grueling assent up a half-mile of sheer granite in California’s Yosemite National Park is making a push to catch his partner.

01/12/2015

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Best National Parks To Visit In Winter

Read on for five of the country’s best national parks to visit in winter, one of which may require both generous amounts of sunscreen and rain gear.

11/26/2014

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Cooler Weather Slows Fire In Yosemite National Park

Cooler weather has slowed the spread of a wildfire that forced the helicopter evacuation of dozens of people from the famous Half Dome rock in Yosemite National Park.

09/09/2014

GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 25:  Flames from the Rim Fire consume trees on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Forest Service To Release Rim Fire Recovery Plan

The U.S. Forest Service is expected to unveil its plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed one year ago in California’s massive Rim Fire that stand at the center of a conflict between environmentalists and loggers.

08/27/2014

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Wildfire Near Yosemite Ebbs, Some Evacuees Return

A wildfire that surged early and gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned.

08/20/2014

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Local Firefighting Crews Being Sent To Fight Wildfire In Foothills Near Yosemite

Firefighters from throughout California are being dispatched to protect homes that are under threat from a wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park.

08/19/2014

Visitors to Yosemite will be encouraged to park in designated off-road areas while exploring the Tuolumne River. (Getty Images)

Yosemite National Park: No More Parking By The River

Plan prohibits visitors from leaving their cars on the roadside near the Tuolumne River.

03/14/2014

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