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National Park Service Celebrates 98 Years

YOSEMITE – Entrance fees in Yosemite National Park will be waived for all park visitors on Monday, Aug. 25, in celebration of Founder’s Day, the birthday of the National Park Service (NPS). This year, the NPS will be celebrating its 98th birthday, and Yosemite’s superintendent would like to invite everyone to visit the splendor in their own back yard.

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Yosemite Road Delays Update

YOSEMITE – Starting Monday morning, Aug. 18, the contractor crews are moving back to daytime delays on the Tioga Road Rehabilitation Project. Crews plan to have time delays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Escape to the Oregon Coast

I wanted to escape the heat and smoke, so since Mom and I were headed to Corvallis, Oregon for a Family Reunion, we decided to add a day to the trip and take a drive to the Central Oregon Coast for some cool weather. It was a good call!

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Highway 120 Re-Opens In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – The Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) in Yosemite National Park has been reopened to vehicular traffic on Wednesday, July 30. The road was temporarily closed due to fire activity related to the El Portal Fire. All other roads within the park, including the Tioga Road, are open and clear, with the exception of the Foresta community access ...

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Highway 120 Closed Into Yosemite From West

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park officials have announced that Highway 120, from the Big Oak Flats entrance to Crane Flats, is now closed due to fire behavior on the El Portal Fire. There is no access to Yosemite from the west on this route. Big Oak Flats Road between Highways 140 and 120 is now open, making Tioga Road accessible ...

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El Portal Fire Closes Three Campgrounds

YOSEMITE – The 2,100 acre El Portal Fire continues to force road closures and evacuations on the west side of Yosemite National Park. The fire, which began just after 3 p.m. Saturday, July 26, is burning inside the park and on the Stanislaus National Forest and is at 0% containment. The communities of Foresta and Old El Portal have been ...

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Over 5,000 Jobs Funded By Yosemite Visitors

YOSEMITE – Visitors to Yosemite National Park have contributed to the economies of gateway communities to the tune of more than $373 million, says a newly released report The new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,691,192 visitors to Yosemite National Park in 2013 spent $373,269,800 in communities near the park, supporting some 5,033 jobs in the local area.

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See Portugal From A River Boat

Jack and Kay Good and the Coarsegold Historical Society invite interested travelers to join them on another fabulous trip, this time to Portugal. After a very successful trip to Holland & Belgium in April, many of their travelers have express an interest in river-boating in Portugal. Based upon their interest, they have started a new group trip to “Portugal & ...

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How To Enjoy Yosemite This Weekend

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park anticipates a busy Fourth of July weekend and Yosemite Park Rangers would like to remind visitors how to best enjoy summer weekends in the park. On average, Yosemite sees nearly 4 million visitors annually; approximately 55% of those arrive during the summer and frequently on weekends.

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