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Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite Welcomes Brett Archer as General Manager

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FISH CAMP — Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite has named Brett Archer as general manager of the 352 room resort located at Yosemite National Park’s south gate and set on 75 forested acres featuring the main lodge, cottages and its two-bedroom Explorer Cabins, which opened in summer 2019. Archer joins Tenaya Lodge from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, where he ...

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Hiking to Vogelsang High Sierra Camp

It had been a while since I had hiked to Vogelsang High Sierra Camp but I had fond memories of this beautiful camp nestled against high peaks. Closed for a few years, I needed to pay it another visit. Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 15.8 Miles (About 14.2 Miles from the Tuolumne Meadows Campground Trailhead)Difficulty: Moderate to StrenuousElevation Range: 8,588′ – ...

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Yosemite Gateway Partners to Hold Fall Quarterly Meeting and Panel Discussion

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YOSEMITE — On October 14, the YGP Fall Quarterly Meeting will feature a panel discussion with the leaders of your local Destination Marketing Organizations (DMO’s) representing Tuolumne, Madera, Mono and Mariposa Counties. Due to Covid-19, the past two years have been difficult in balancing the opening and closing of regional spaces with the need for visitation to be handled in ...

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North Goat Mountain Fuel Break Project Beginning Soon

Hazardous Fuels Reduction on Sierra National Forest Lands OAKHURST — The North Goat Mountain Fuel Break Project is set to begin on Monday, September 27th, treating the public lands southwest of the Bass Lake Basin, on the Goat Mountain ridge within the US Forest Service Bass Lake Ranger District. In partnership with the Sierra National Forest, Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation and ...

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Sierra National Forest Fire Restrictions

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST – Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited within the Sierra National Forest. This Order is effective from September 23, 2021, through November 15, 2021. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire. 36 C.F.R. ...

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Hiking From Tuolumne Meadows To Elizabeth Lake

It wasn’t a long hike up to Elizabeth Lake and it shared a million different views with me as I walked around it. Those beautiful granite mountains took that morning sunlight and cast ever changing reflections as the hazy smoke drifted in and out. Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 5.5 Miles (About 4.6 Miles from the trailhead up to and not ...

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The Week’s Events – Tues., Sept. 14 to Sun., Sept 19

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 Coarsegold Stampede Barrel Racing 7:30 pm Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds 44777 Rodeo Grounds Lane, Coarsegold, CA 93614 – Phone 559/281-5619 View Website Evening Relaxation Yoga with Lisa 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Oakhurst Community Center 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst, CA 93644 – Phone 559/642-4448 Occurs: Every week on Tuesday until December 14, 2021 View Website Morning Yoga with ...

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Hiking Up Ten Lakes Trail to Grant Lakes

Hiking to a pretty lake never gets old, especially when it reflected the surrounding mountains in its crystal clear water and I had the lake to myself. Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 12.35 MilesDifficulty: Moderate to StrenuousElevation Range: 7,490′ – 9,635′Elevation Gain: 2,590′Date: September 2, 2021CALTOPO: Grant Lakes HikeDog Hike? NoLeaving the house early, I headed into Yosemite National Park via ...

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Small Amounts of Toxic Algae in Yosemite Valley

Yosemite – Recent testing has yielded positive results for small amounts of toxic algae in Tenaya Creek in Yosemite Valley, and toxic algae may exist in other sites in Yosemite Valley. Toxins are concentrated within algal mats themselves and are released episodically into the water when the algae dies or is disturbed. What does this mean for me? For your ...

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At the Forks Resort, You’re Family

BASS LAKE — There’s no two ways about it. When you’re at The Forks Resort on beautiful Bass Lake, you’re family. If you’re not Ron and Leslie Cox, current owners of the property (for “only” 40 years) or their children, Adam and McKenzie, you become family by association. Many of their employees have been with the Coxes for decades, some ...

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