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
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.
Winds from a thunderstorm pushed a blaze near Yosemite National Park farther into a grove of 2,700 year-old giant sequoias.
One of the main entrance roads to Yosemite National Park is closed at least through the weekend as crews work to remove a rock slide.
(AP) - Authorities are searching for a man who fell into the Merced River.
Park officials say there will likely be long lines and limited parking due to an estimated 100,000 people visiting Yosemite National Park over Memorial Day weekend.
The river running through Yosemite National Park briefly flooded its banks and a sheriff in California's Central Valley organized an airdrop of feed for 30 cows stranded downstream by rising waters as a heat wave melts record snow in the mountains.
The search resumed today for a man missing in Yosemite since last Wednesday.
Scenes From Yosemite
History and Celebrations
Learn more this national park and its history here.
To check out a schedule of events, click here.
CapRadio Listeners Describe Favorite Yosemite Spots
We asked listeners to tell us their favorite landmarks in Yosemite. Here are some of the responses.