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Yosemite National Park

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  • Can't-miss UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    Can't-miss UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    The list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites (whc.unesco.org) grew to 1,007 in 161 countries in June when 26 sites were added. For travelers, this is a veritable buffet of possibilities of great destinations.
  • Rain helps crews expand control of King fire in Northern California

    Much-needed rain from a weather system out of the Pacific Northwest helped give firefighters the upper hand overnight as they battle a series of wildfires across Northern California. The storm dumped up to an inch of rain on the Eldorado National Forest...

    Yosemite: Half Dome cables to reopen Saturday; fire 23% contained

    The Meadow fire in Yosemite National Park that earlier forced the evacuation of hikers and climbers on Half Dome is 23% contained as of Thursday morning (today). With firefighting continuing on the blaze near Little Yosemite Valley, park officials say...

    Yosemite wildfire crews also battling bears on fire lines

    Yosemite wildfire crews also battling bears on fire lines
    Crews battling a wildfire in Yosemite National Park have had to deal with steep terrain, dense forest brush, oppressive heat, and now, bears. According to the U.S. Forest Service, bears have become "a major issue with fire crew safety" in camps and...

    Yosemite solving its bear problem by educating the animals � and visitors

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. It wasn't that long ago that a trip to see Yosemite's spectacular granite cliffs and splendid waterfalls was a descent into bear mayhem. In 1997, black bears broke into more than 600 cars in the park, searching for human...