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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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Yosemite Fire Updates

Half Dome Mountain against blue sky in Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK – The two fires currently burning in the park, (Blue Jay Fire and White Wolf) are being used as control fires. The goal for both fires is to contain them to a specific area and to confine them, using natural barriers like the bare ground and granite. This strategy reduces fire impacts to firefighters who may be ...

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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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Yosemite Daily Conditions and Weather Report

OAKHURST – Click on the links for your daily Yosemite National Park info. Weather Report08132020        08-13-20 Daily Conditions Report https://www.yosemitethisyear.com/whats-happening   Perseid Meteor Showers The annual Perseid meteor shower is one of the most beloved meteor showers of the year, especially in the Northern Hemisphere, where the shower peaks on warm summer nights. No matter where you live worldwide, ...

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Distant Learning at Yosemite National Park

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. In the high country just a couple of miles off the Tioga Road is one of Yosemite’s well-known High Sierra Loop camps (May Lake).  At a switchback near ...

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