Yosemite Nation
Yosemite Nation
05/25/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
New release from Compass Coalition is the first in a new Park Champions Series and highlights the efforts of one Park Service Wilderness Ranger, Jessica Rivas. We are proud to highlight and celebrate the efforts of hard-working rangers like Jessica! As we head into Memorial Day Weekend, please be kind to these passionate individuals as they go into a busy summer season at National Parks all...
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Yosemite Nation
Yosemite Nation
05/23/2017 at 22:22. Facebook
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to raft the Merced River? If there is any time to expierence this exciting adventure, now would be the time. Check out this great video posted by O.A.R.S. - Whitewater Rafting
Keith Gee
O.A.R.S. - Whitewater Rafting
Patricia Coray
Yosemite Nation
Yosemite Nation
05/23/2017 at 18:39. Facebook
Planning a Memorial Day Weekend trip to Yosemite Mariposa? Read these tips for the best experience and expect it to be extremely busy. Take the bus, arrive early, and plan to bike and walk as much as possible.
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Planning a Memorial Day Weekend trip to Yosemite Mariposa Read these tips
It’s no secret some of the best camping in the western United States is in Yosemite Mariposa County. But often Yosemite campsites are booked months in advance. Fear not. There are tons of great alternatives to Yosemite camping – from cabins to B&Bs and beyond. Discover them here.

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Its no secret some of the best camping in the western United
John Capolungo
Rick Godwin
Mike Gaynor
Let's do brunch! Mother's Day is this Sunday and if you want to win title of "Favorite Child" once and for all, here is your chance! Make your reservation today for Mother's Day brunch at the Big Trees Lodge, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite Yosemite Valley Lodge or for the Mother of all brunches - The Majestic Yosemite Hotel! See video below for a little inspiration! Thanks Visit California for the...
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Barbara McCollum
Lanette Theoldore Proulx
Glacier Point will reopen for the season tomorrow at 9 am! "Like" it if you want to get up there this year!
Glacier Point will reopen for the season tomorrow at 9 am Like
Karen Matthews Grabill
William Corbett
James Vandevelde
Ease into your Monday with a little video about Half Dome from National Geographic. Learn more about hiking Half Dome and other hikes on our website: [ Yosemite.com Link ]
Holly Russ Smelt
Thomas Scholz
Paul Waschkowsky
Yosemite Falls is looking amazing! Thanks Yosemite National Park for this awesome time lapse.
Jeff Gardner
William Corbett
Caitlyn Randrup
Give Mom a treat this Mother's Day! Tenaya Lodge is serving a Champagne Brunch on May 14th for all the moms out there.
Give Mom a treat this Mothers Day Tenaya Lodge is serving a
When was the last time you saw stars? It's International Dark Sky Week! Yosemite National Park provides a haven from the light pollution associated with our cities by following lighting guidelines and keeping Yosemite's skies full of stars!

Protect dark skies in your neighborhood. Learn about what you can do at [ Darksky.org Link ].
When was the last time you saw stars Its International Dark Sky
Mercy Valdez
The best way to celebrate spring? Join us among the wildflowers at the Mariposa Butterfly Festival in the Sierra Foothill town of Mariposa, near Yosemite's western gate. Always the first weekend in May, town comes alive with live butterfly releases, old-fashioned parade, craft and food vendors. Learn more [ Mariposabutterflyfestival.net Link ] Photo by Charles Phillips
The best way to celebrate spring Join us among the wildflowers at
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Ana Parra
Patricia Coray
Have you always wanted to hike Half Dome but didn't know where to start? REI is offering several guided hikes that include your camping equipment, guides, and wilderness permits! Sessions still available in August and September so start training now and we will see you at the summit!

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Half Dome hike photos by Rugged Beauty
Have you always wanted to hike Half Dome but didnt know where
Jim Whalen
Paula Schultz
Rich Hensley
David Frederick
Sue Ellen Rojas
Laura Sousa
Thanks to Travel + Leisure for sharing this stunning Yosemite National Park video. Are you making plans to come out this spring?
Liza Mary Apper
James Richard Linn
Sarah Singleton
Organizers of the annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival just hosted a butterfly release at Valley Children's Hospital. The children were helping to raise butterfly's for this year's Mariposa Butterfly Festival coming up May 6-7 in historic Mariposa! Come see the butterflies released and enjoy a full day of family fun celebrating spring!
Organizers of the annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival just hosted a butterfly release
Celebrate our beautiful planet Earth in one of the most inspiring places on April 22nd! Park entrance fees will be waived, Park Rangers will be leading special presentations, and UC Merced students will be giving a special performances - all in honor of Earth Day. Learn more: [ Yosemite.com Link ] Photo by Christophe Migeon
Celebrate our beautiful planet Earth in one of the most inspiring places
Gretchen Cremo
Beverly Staten
Keith Ormerod
Bike rentals are once again available in Yosemite for the spring season. This is one of the best ways to explore Yosemite Valley and enjoy the best of the beautiful weather and waterfalls! Learn more [ Travelyosemite.com Link ]
Bike rentals are once again available in Yosemite for the spring season
George Morrison
Robert Dwyer
Sarah Singleton
Wow! Vernal Falls is looking beautiful for spring! Thanks Yosemite National Park for this awesome video.
Ruth Anderson Turk
Patti Cain
Lara Montero Farhadi
The Yosemite snow pack is measuring at 208% of normal this spring so make sure you make plans to see these world-famous waterfalls this spring and summer!
The Yosemite snow pack is measuring at 208 of normal this spring
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Karen Topich
Kathy Yaw
Getting to Yosemite this spring is easier than you think! Check out the latest blog by Rugged Beauty about her recent visit to Hetch Hetchy, Hite Cove and Yosemite to get inspiration for your next trip.

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Russell Soares
Robert Hanna