A hiker is missing after a solo hike in Yosemite. Officials say he had planned a 3-day hike in the national park.
Authorities are now looking into whether lightning strikes caused the death of a San Francisco family hiking near Yosemite. Exposure to mining chemicals along the trail as well as gun or other weapon use have all been ruled out.
A Yosemite National Park ranger has shared a heartfelt, heartbreaking story about a young bear that was struck and killed by a vehicle and her grieving mother that spent hours by her side hoping to wake her up.
A 20-year-old Berkeley man who worked as a staff member at a well-known Jewish summer camp died Thursday while swimming in a river near Yosemite National Park.
If you have plans to visit a national park this summer, you're not alone.
The body of a longtime university professor was found last week in Yosemite National Park and park officials are asking anyone who may have seen him at the park to contact investigators.
Two brothers from San Francisco say they have set a record for the longest highline ever walked in both Yosemite National Park and California.
Two brothers from San Francisco say they have set a record for the longest highline ever walked in both Yosemite National Park and California. Earlier this month, they and a group of friends spent nearly a week stringing a single, 2,800-foot-long line from Taft Point west across a series of gulleys that plunge 1,600 feet. Highlining is high-altitude slacklining, in which a narrow strip of strong, nylon webbing — usually an inch wide and a few millimeters thick — is strung between two anchor points and serves as a kind of balance beam.
The Sierra snowpack is vanishing quickly. Compared to the historical snowpack for this time of year, the May survey shows that it is at 2 to 5 percent of normal.
Climbing El Capitan and the famous big walls of Yosemite National Park got a bit harder Friday after the park rolled out a new permitting system.
Reservations opened Wednesday for day passes to Yosemite National Park. The park requires advanced reservations for day visitors during the peak summer season to limit the number of visitors and allow social distancing amid the pandemic.
Under the new rules, advance reservations will be required for day use visitors who enter Yosemite from May 21 to Sept. 30.
Yosemite National Park will require advanced reservations for day visitors during the peak summer season to limit the number of visitors and allow social distancing amid the pandemic.
Two skiers navigated a thin layer of snow with no margin for error down the shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and skied back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat.
The window to witness Yosemite's breathtaking 'firefall' phenomenon is open and there are new restrictions for visitors this year.
Yosemite National Park reopened to visitors on Monday after a series of strong storms and it also launched a temporary reservation system for day-use.
A woman who was declared missing while hiking in Yosemite National Park was found dead the same day, without a public update from the National Park Service.
Yosemite National Park will remain closed through the weekend after high winds that battered much of California knocked down two giant sequoias and caused millions of dollars in damage.
Yosemite National Park officials asked the public's help in the search for a 41-year-old woman who went missing while hiking last week.
A 34-year-old climber from Tahoe City has placed her name in the record books, becoming the first woman to free-climb the Golden Gate route of Yosemite National Park’s famed El Capitan in less than one day.