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Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park Hike

I felt like taking a little break from the treadmill routine for my daily cardio exercise and headed over to Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park. The day after some rain had the morning smelling so fresh, clean and fall-like for this hike. Although I walked a little over five-and-a-half miles, you can do more or less and over flatter or hillier ...

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Half Dome Cables To Reopen

YOSEMITE – The Half Dome Cables in Yosemite National Park will reopen to the public on Saturday, Sept. 13. The cables have been closed since Sunday night, Sept. 7, due to a wildfire. The Meadow Fire, located east of Half Dome and near Little Yosemite Valley, is currently at 4,906 acres and is 23% contained.

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Messy Hands And Science At CMOS

OAKHURST – Great news for parents of preschoolers, and older kids, too, as the Children’s Museum of the Sierra is offering new programs for September. All classes are free with membership or admission. The Children’s Museum of the Sierra (CMOS) is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and located at 42969 Golden Oak Drive in Oakhurst, ...

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Backpack to Mount Conness

When I am hiking in the Tioga Pass area, I always look for those unique peaks that serve as landmarks and Mount Conness is one of those, but I have never been to its top. When a hiking buddy mentioned backpacking to it via Young Lakes, I jumped at the chance.

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Register Now For Mountain Heritage Days Parade

OAKHURST – The 18th Annual Mountain Heritage Days Parade steps off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, and now is the time to register your entry. The early registration deadline is Monday, Sept. 1. Applications submitted before this date have a reduced entry fee rate of $15, and after that the registration fee is $20. Late entries will be ...

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Summer Activites At Children's Museum

OAKHURST – Summer is time for fun and time for learning at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra in Oakhurst. Kids and their parents are welcome to join Museum volunteers for an hour or so of entertaining and educations activities. The schedule for August:

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New Nelder Grove Online Information

We have a very special grove of Giant Sequoias close to Oakhurst called Nelder Grove, and a new and much improved website is now up and running. You can access the website at http://www.neldergrove.org. You can also download the interpretive guide with an easy click of the mouse, along with maps, trails, and other interesting wildlife, plant and historical information ...

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