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.
The weekend storm helps crews battling the Creek Fire, which is 70 percent contained as of Monday morning.
Only three people — all men — have made the free climb on that route in a day.
The National Park Service announced Tuesday it has selected park service veteran Cicely Muldoon as the new permanent superintendent of Yosemite National Park in California.
The losses from an 8 day closure have been tremendous.
Ann Rubin reports.
Kings Canyon National Park reopened to visitors on Wednesday and Yosemite National Park will welcome back visitors on Friday as air quality improves.
Park rangers anticipate Yosemite to be closed at least through the weekend.
Trump made the slip-up while speaking at a White House ceremony on Tuesday where he signed a $3 billion bipartisan conservation bill.
Officials at Yosemite National Park are urging drivers to slow down, because four bears have been struck by vehicles in recent weeks.