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Yosemite National Park is OPEN and Not Impacted by the National Forest Closure

Yosemite – Yes, Yosemite National Park is OPEN! The Bureau of Land Management areas, all highways (unless closed for other reasons), state parks, and county/city parks, hotels, motels and vacation rentals on National Forest land are also open. What ARE CLOSED are National Forest campgrounds, recreation areas, hiking trails and National Forest roads. (National Forests are shown below in light green in this ...

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Hiking From Tioga Road to Parker Pass Lake

Orlando Fuller established the Golden Crown Mine in 1879 and built his cabin hanging over Parker Pass Lake so that a horse could walk over the ice with safety. Now that is plenty of reason for me to visit that location and learn more about him.Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 12.67 MilesDifficulty: Moderate Elevation Range: 9,596′ – 11,142′Elevation Gain: 1,765′Date: August ...

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Using Art to Preserve the Past and Celebrate the Future

Chukchansi Artist Works with Fresno Flats to Preserve Indigenous History Oakhurst – Fresno Flats Historical Village and Parks celebrates the beginnings of Oakhurst, when it was known as the museum’s namesake. But the museum does more than that. Fresno Flats residents, as the town established in 1856 as a farming, mining and logging community was called, were not the first ...

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Robert Macaulay Seeks District 5 Supervisor Office

OAKHURST – Robert Macaulay wants your vote. In January 2020, Macaulay filed paperwork to pursue a candidacy for County Supervisor of Madera County District 5, the seat Tom Wheeler has held for the past fifteen years. That paperwork was approved in February. But that decision wasn’t made just then. “The first time it really crossed my mind was after I won ...

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You Can’t Get There from Here–Without a Reservation

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK REQUIRES DAY-USE PASS TO ENTER PARK OAKHURST – You’ve planned a trip to Yosemite. It’s on your bucket list.  All your gear’s together, maps, reservations at a local hotel outside the park. You’ve done a bit of research on where to go and what to do. You’re all set, or so you think. You reach the park, ...

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Yosemite National Park Solicits Feedback On Proposed Campground Fee Increases

Yosemite National Park is proposing a fee increase for overnight camping to enable the park to keep up with the rising costs of campground operations. Increased revenue from campground fees will enable the park to better maintain facilities, enhance visitor services, and provide for better resource protection. These proposed fee increases are consistent with other public and private campgrounds within ...

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US Forest Service Reminds Visitors To Recreate Responsibly

USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Reminds Visitors to Recreate Responsibly this Memorial Day Weekend This Monday, Memorial Day, as we honor all the heroes who gave their lives in military service to this nation, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region would also like to remind all visitors to plan ahead before visiting one of our 18 National Forests in California. ...

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YARTS Summer Service Underway

The summer season has officially started for the Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) The public transit system which runs coach service to Yosemite National Park commenced its summer schedule this week from both Merced and Mariposa along Highway 140 as well as from Sonora and Groveland along Highway 120. Last week, service on the Highway 41 corridor from Fresno ...

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