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Yosemite National Park Updates

OAKHURST – Click on the links for updates and road conditions. Please note that Hwy 49 is OPEN!!! Thank you to our fire fighters for containing the #mocfire to 80%!! 08-27-20 Daily Conditions Report      08-27-20 CALIFORNIA ROAD CONDITIONS Click here for current and upcoming events in the local area:  https://www.yosemitethisyear.com/whats-happening Just a friendly reminder that Yosemite National Park ...

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Virtual Yosemite: Visit Yosemite’s High Country With a Virtual Trip to Westfall Meadows

Image of a flower meadow created using virtual reality.

YOSEMITE — As distance learning and home schooling resume, online activities for students can include exploration of spectacular natural environments such as Yosemite National Park. The Virtual Yosemite in-depth online tour can help facilitate this. For the interactive 360° VR experience, go to: https://www.virtualyosemite.org/virtual-tour/#node258 When the normal summer crowds congregate in Yosemite Valley, an escape to the peace of less ...

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Yosemite Daily Updates

OAKHURST – Yosemite updates courtesy of Visit Yosemite/Madera County along with some interesting bear facts. 08-24-20 Daily Conditions Report          08-24-20 CALIFORNIA ROAD CONDITIONS 2020 Total Bear Incidents: 17 2020 Total Property Damage: $ 2,778 Compared to 2019 (the lowest year on record for number of bear incidents), bear incidents are down by  5.6% and property damage is up ...

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New Park Near Manzanita Lake

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Madera County is very excited about a project we are working on near Manzanita Lake in North Fork ManzanitaExhibit A VICINITY MAP-11×17. In late February of this year, the County was deeded 146 acres of forest land from PG&E as a part of a Bankruptcy settlement agreement. Along with the land acquisition, the County applied ...

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Virtual Yosemite: See the Lion Face, Hike the May Lake Trail

Image of a lion's face on a mountainside.

YOSEMITE — As distance learning and home schooling resume, online activities for students can include exploration of spectacular natural environments such as Yosemite National Park. The Virtual Yosemite in-depth online tour can help facilitate this. For the interactive 360° VR experience, go to: https://www.virtualyosemite.org/virtual-tour/#node257. In the high country just a couple of miles off the Tioga Road is one of ...

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Cloud Watching at Tenaya Lake

A comfortable chair was all that I needed to watch the thunderheads build while taking it easy next to beautiful Tenaya Lake. No hiking, no peak bagging, no fishing, just cloud watching on this adventure. Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: A few feet Difficulty: Easy Elevation Range: 8,150′Date: August 11, 2020Dog Hike? Probably Not My friend Chris planted an idea in ...

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Yosemite Daily Conditions and Weather Report

08-14-20 Daily Conditions Report            Weather Report08142020 Combined Fire Update August 14, 2020 Blue Jay Fire is burning in the wilderness four miles south of White Wolf campground and one mile west of Lukens Lake trail at approximately 9,000 feet elevation. Wolf Fire is burning in the wilderness one mile south of White Wolf campground and two ...

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