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Winter Service To Yosemite National Park Now Running

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MERCED – The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) is now operating its winter schedule for bus service running from Merced and Mariposa to Yosemite National Park. YARTS Highway 140 Winter Schedule (PDF) The Highway 140 service operates year-round but reduces the frequency of service to and from the park after the summer season. YARTS routes into Yosemite that originate ...

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Happy 132nd Birthday, Yosemite National Park!

Happy 132nd birthday, Yosemite! May you have many more!!

Happy Birthday Yosemite! Visit this October and help celebrate the 132nd birthday of Yosemite National Park! History of Yosemite National Park Yosemite National Park is located in central California, straddling the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Many famous explorers and naturalists have passed through this area including John Muir (a strong proponent for protecting the area’s forests), John Wesley Powell (who ...

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School Board Candidate Forum Thursday, October 6th

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OAKHURST — Join us tomorrow night at the Oakhurst Community Center as we hear from local candidates for both the Bass Lake School District as well as the Yosemite Unified School District. The following candidates will be attending: Charles “Brook” Allen Bill Atwood Denise Cudd Anne Flanagan Marc Gilchrist Carrie Jenkins Oakhurst Community Center 39800 Road 425B Oakhurst, CA 93644 ...

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Tenaya At Yosemite Has New Bus Tours

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New 360 Bus Tours from Tenaya at Yosemite focus on sustainability, local flavor, and custom exploration FISH CAMP, Ca— Visitors can indulge their sense of adventure and experience the splendor of Yosemite National Park while guided by local insiders on the new Yosemite 360 Bus Tours from Tenaya at Yosemite. The Yosemite 360 Bus Tours are an evolution of the ...

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Free Admission to Yosemite National Park on Veterans Day

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Yosemite National Park will offer free admission into the park on Friday, November 11, 2022 for Veterans Day. Fees being waived include the fees associated with entrance into the park only. All other fees associated with camping, lodging, or activities within the park are not waived. The fee waiver is good on Friday, November 11, 2022, only. If ...

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Traffic Advisory – Mariposa County

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One-way Traffic Control on State Routes 49 and 140 MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various operations next week on State Routes 49 and 140. Work is scheduled as follows: Route 49 • Moving lane closure for sweeping operations at Fairground Road Entrance and from the California Ranger Station to Bear Valley Point beginning Monday, ...

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Dinner and Jazz on the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Over the years, Peter White has maintained a reputation as one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Limited tickets are available for these three-hour events that start on September 25th at 3 p.m. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop and classical ...

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Enjoy the Fall Colors at The Redwoods in Yosemite

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Experience Autumn In Yosemite! Fall is the perfect time to take advantage of the quiet off-peak season. The summer heat and crowds are leaving, so you can enjoy the beautiful hikes and views of Tuolumne Meadows in serene solitude. Find Your Yosemite Cabin Rental! You could take in the fall colors by biking through the valley, take a relaxing stroll ...

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Caltrans Conducting Roadway Repair Project

Update: Construction Will Occur During Daytime Hours Along State Route 140 in Mariposa County MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct a pavement rehabilitation project during daytime hours beginning Tuesday, September 20, 2022, weather permitting, on State Route 140 from the Mariposa/Merced County Line to approximately 1 mile east of Trower Road in Mariposa County. Construction ...

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Traffic Advisory – State Routes 49 and 140

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: One-way Traffic Control on State Routes 49 and 140 MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltans) will perform various operations next week on State Routes 49 and 140. Work is scheduled as follows: Route 49 • Moving lane closure from Mount Bullion to Route 132 for pavement marker replacement beginning Monday, September 19, through Thursday, September ...

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