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150th Anniversary of Yosemite


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

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    Snow Melt Causes Minor Flooding In Yosemite Park

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    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.

 Scenes From Yosemite

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 Click on the photo to view the slideshow Washburn Point and Glacier Point

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. 


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