Breaking News
News from the communities in and around Yosemite National Park
Home » Tag Archives: Recreation

Articles about Recreation

Larry’s Blog: Granite Creek And Clover Meadow

Where’s Granite Creek? Clover Meadow? Way up past Mammoth Pool Reservoir and almost to the wilderness boundary separating Sierra National Forest from the east side of the Sierra’s Mammoth Mountain. Granite Creek Campground Clover Meadow Campground Accessible from either Beasore Road or Mammoth Pool Road. Beasore Road turns into dirt above Grizzly Road and it takes a bend East. Beasore ...

Read More »

Larry’s Blog: Henry Coe State Park

This is one of the more remote California State Campgrounds, as it’s off the beaten path but fairly close — located near Morgan Hill off the 101 Freeway. To get there, take Highway 41 towards Fresno, turn right on Highway 145 and then north on Highway 99. Then, take Highway 152 all the way to Gilroy, passing the San Luis ...

Read More »

Consumer Update: Should You Put Sunscreen On Infants?

You’re at the beach, slathered in sunscreen. Your five-month-old baby is there, too. Should you put sunscreen on her? Not usually, according to Hari Cheryl Sachs, M.D., a pediatrician at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “The best approach is to keep infants under six months out of the sun,” Sachs says, “and to particularly avoid exposure to the sun ...

Read More »

Campfires Allowed On Sierra NF Over 4th Of July Weekend

CLOVIS – This year the Sierra National Forest (NF) will not be implementing campfire restrictions over the 4th of July holiday. Although the wet winter contributed to an abundance of new grass and brush, criteria used for activation of campfire restrictions based on fire danger indices and fuel moisture conditions do not fall into the range that would restrict campfire ...

Read More »

Bass Lake Love Letter

BASS LAKE — There’s a new theme in the works around the lake this year: play like a local. In order to bring meaning to the message, a handful of local writers and photographers were invited by Visit Yosemite Madera County to spend an afternoon galavanting around the resorts and properties that line Bass Lake, seeking out what’s new this summer and ...

Read More »

Win Cash & Prizes At “Paddle Palooza” On Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — Paddle your way to cash and prizes on beautiful Bass Lake as Bass Lake Boat Rentals hosts their first annual “Paddle Palooza” on Saturday, May 7. “This is a great day for everyone who wants to have some fun on a paddle board — referred to as a ‘SUP’ in our biz — kayak or canoe,” says ...

Read More »

Stewards Release New Sierra National Forest Map

Written by Dawn R. Connelly — The Stewards of the Sierra National Forest, a division of California Trail Users Coalition 501c3 Not for Profit Public Benefit Corporation, is proud to release the First Edition of our new Sierra National Forest & Surrounding Areas Map. This is the most highly detailed map available for the Sierra National Forest and features both ...

Read More »

Hazard Tree Removal Closes Recreation Areas

BASS LAKE — Campgrounds and day use areas at Bass Lake are closed temporarily due to hazard tree removal. Some public areas are scheduled to open by the start of the summer season, while others will apparently remain closed longer as crews working the project continue to make their way through cutting down the volume of dead trees clogging popular ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online