On June 30, President Abraham Lincoln signed the historic Yosemite Grant Act, which protected Yosemite Valley and established the national park system.
Capital Public Radio has coverage of the anniversary celebration.
Stories From Yosemite
Yosemite National Park spokesman Scott Gediman joins Insight to discuss what visitors can expect now that the park is returning to normal operations after being closed for three weeks due to the Ferguson Fire.
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Officials from Cal Fire and Yosemite National Park fill us in on the status of wildfires burning throughout Northern California.
The Ferguson Fire has raged near Yosemite since mid-July and the park is currently closed indefinitely. It is the latest in a number of natural and unnatural disasters that have affected hundreds of businesses in the area.
National Park officials are extending the closure of the scenic Yosemite Valley and other areas due to heavy smoke from the Ferguson Fire.
The feat has been compared to the four-minute mile or a two-hour marathon — "but vertically," one climber adds. Still, they beat the impossibly steep odds Wednesday in California's Yosemite Valley.
A hiker in Yosemite National Park fell to his death while climbing the iconic granite cliffs of Half Dome in rainy conditions, authorities said Tuesday.
Yosemite is the first national park to replace their diesel-electric buses by cleaner zero-emission buses.
Visitors to the Yosemite and other parks would be charged $70 per vehicle, up from the current $30 fee. At others, the hike is $25 to $70.
Scenes From Yosemite
History and Celebrations
Learn more this national park and its history here.
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