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.
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.
Be prepared to pay a bit more if you’re headed to some national parks and recreation areas this summer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Plan prohibits visitors from leaving their cars on the roadside near the Tuolumne River.
America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.