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Photo courtesy of the Yosemite Conservancy Turtleback livecam - 5 PM today, Sunday August 5 - with Half Dome invisible, dead center.)

Yosemite Valley to remain closed indefinitely

News release from Yosemite National Park Les Marsden President, Yosemite Gateway Partners As your YGP President, I wanted to share this latest just-announced information with you: Yosemite Valley will remain closed indefinitely. You probably know the Ferguson Fire has now raged for 24 days, has taken the lives of two firefighters and injured 11 others. Its […]

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Yosemite Valley, Wawona to close Wednesday due to Ferguson Fire

Yosemite National Park Announces Additional Temporary Closures Yosemite National Park announces Yosemite Valley and Wawona will close at Noon tomorrow, July 25, 2018, to all visitors  due to the ongoing impacts of the Ferguson Fire. These closures include all hotels,  campgrounds, and visitor services in Yosemite Valley and Wawona. Park visitors currently staying in park […]

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Mother, daughter and the Pacific Crest Trail

Heather Burror, a Big Pine second grade teacher, and her 8-year-old daughter, Sierra, have started a major trek.  They are hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.  Heather said she and her husband were committed o the outdoors and when Sierra came along, they took her with them.  When Sierra was about 5 years old, Heather said, […]

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