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4th of July Holiday Safety in the Sierra National Forest

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Will you be celebrating our nation’s independence over the 4th of July holiday weekend with a visit to the Sierra National Forest (SNF)? Activities such as camping, backpacking, fishing, picnicking and so many more in the great outdoors, are available for you in the SNF! Due to tremendous efforts by Forest Service, contractor, and volunteer personnel and ...

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Hikes for History: Camp Sierra to Big Creek Canyon

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SHAVER LAKE — Break out your hiking boots, everyone! Jim Gregory, a fourth-generation cabin owner at Camp Sierra, will be leading the parade from Camp Sierra to Big Creek Canyon along the Potholes Trail. The hike starts at the parking area of Camp Sierra and to the right of Abednego Cabin. The trail meanders down to the bottom of the ...

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Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon Right Around the Corner!

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BASS LAKE — Triathlon has a long history at Bass Lake. At the dawn of triathlon, the 1983 and 1984 USA Triathlon (USAT) and United States Triathlon Series (USTS)  National Championships were held here. The Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon has firmly established itself as one of the “Go To” triathlons in California. It’s going to be an incredible experience for ...

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Summer Swim 2023 at the YHS Baker Swim Complex

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Get out your sunscreen, everyone, because summer swim season is almost here! If you want to start teaching your kids to swim or just work on that summer beach body, My Club and the Baker Swim Complex at Yosemite High School have got you covered. Check out what’s going on! My Club Programs June 12 – August ...

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Scout Troop 357 to Hold Recruitment Night in North Fork

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NORTH FORK — Scouting teaches many important skills that come in handy later in life, including first aid, cooking, camping, maps, and compasses, just to name a very few. Now your child can join this historic organization as North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 will be holding a special recruitment night at the Scout Building in North Fork, located near ...

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Boy Scout Troop 357 Helps Out With Roadside Cleanup

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NORTH FORK — On Saturday, January 28, Boy Scout Troop 357 spent several hours picking up trash along the road from the North Fork Scout Building to a point near the old mill site on Mammoth Pool Road. The Scouts gathered up over five full bags of trash along the 9/10 mile span of road. During a previous roadside service ...

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Sierra National Forest to Close Visitor Centers for Season

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The Sierra National Forest High Sierra Ranger District will be closing Dinkey Creek Visitor Center on September 4th and High Sierra Visitor Center (at Kaiser Pass) on September 19th for the 2022 season. The High Sierra Ranger District Office remains open all year around. The District Office is currently open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to ...

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Aqua Aerobics! Don’t Forget About The Pool

OAKHURST — Peggy Decker-Anderson reminds locals and visitors that Aqua Aerobics is happening at the Baker Swim Complex at Yosemite High School. Classes are Monday through Friday from 8 to 9 a.m. through August 11th. The cost is $4 a day, $10 a week or $30 a month.* “See ya at the pool,” says Peggy, who is returning as instructor ...

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