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  1. Route To The Top Of Half Dome To Reopen To The Public On SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | National Parks Traveler

    Fire conditions near Half Dome in Yosemite National Park have ebbed enough for the route to the summit of Half Dome to reopen to the public on Saturday, park officials say. The cables leading to the top of the granite dome have been closed since this past Sunday night due to a wildfire.

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  2. Half Dome Hikers Evacuated Via Helicopter Due To Wildfire In Yosemite National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | National Parks Traveler

    The Meadow Fire's spread into the Little Yosemite Valley led to the helicopter-evacuation of hikers and climbers atop Half Dome on Sunday/NPS Nearly 100 hikers who made their way to the top of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park received helicopter rides down to the Yosemite Valley floor due to a wildfire that has spread into the Little Yosemite Valley below the iconic dome. And about 100 more hikers and backpackers were also helped out of the Little Yosemite Valley due to the fire that was spotted in the Yosemite Wilderness about 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

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  3. A Visual Tour Of Lassen Volcanic National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | National Parks Traveler

    It's big, it's bold, and you can hike to the summit of Lassen Peak if you have the time/Kurt Repanshek North of Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Joshua Tree, and a host of other national park units in California, you might say Lassen Volcanic National Park gets no respect.

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  4. El Portal Fire Covers More Than 3,000 Acres Along Yosemite National Park BorderRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    The "El Portal" wildfire that flared up several days ago from unknown causes had burned more than 3,000 acres along Yosemite National Park's western border by Tuesday and was just 19 percent contained, but the park remained open for visitors.

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  5. Yosemite National Park Decision To Close Some Curry Village Housing Possibly Saved LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    Rockfall hazard and risk in Yosemite Valley's Curry Village. Cabin damage resulting from an October 2008 rockfall.

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  6. National Park Service Promotes Parks As Economic EnginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    National parks generated $26.5 billion in economic activity last year. Zion National Park contributed $185.5 million/ Deby Dixon photo of Zion Canyon "...if it cannot be occupied and cultivated, why should we make a public park of it? If it cannot be occupied by man, why protect it from occupation? I see no reason in that."

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  7. Key Concessions Contracts Up At Yosemite National Park, Along Blue Ridge ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    The Ahwahnee Hotel in the Yosemite Valley is one of the prizes in the concessions contract for Yosemite National Park/Kurt Repanshek The coming months could tell whether Xanterra Parks & Resorts and Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts are both still in an acquisition mode, or will look to stand pat, as concessions opportunities are weighed in ... (more)

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  8. 150 Years Of Preservation: Yosemite And The Constitutionality Of National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    The Yosemite Grant gave birth to the "national park" idea, not Yellowstone/QT Luong, www.terragalleria.com/parks , used with permission.

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  9. Marking The Yosemite Grant That Helped Launch The National Parks MovementRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    While it's long been accepted that Yellowstone National Park is the world's first national park, there's significant weight to the statement that the wondrous Yosemite landscape helped launch the national parks movement with the signing of the Yosemite Grant by President Lincoln on June 30, 1864.

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  10. Camera Catches Daring Rescue Of Hiker Who Fell Into Yosemite FallRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    Using helicopters in search-and-rescue missions in the national parks can be tricky, particularly when the rescue involves flying close to towering granite walls.

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  11. Tips For Dealing With Crowds At Yosemite National Park This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    Yosemite figures to be a busy park this year, in part as folks come to watch climbers on El Capitan/QT Luong, www.terragalleria.com/parks Yosemite National Park , one of the most-visited parks in the system, likely will be even busier this year as attention is drawn to the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant that set aside the landscape for ... (more)

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  12. Half Dome Cables To Be In Place Friday At Yosemite National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    Winter must be over in the Sierra, for the cables up the shoulder of Half Dome will be in place Friday at Yosemite National Park .

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  13. Opinion | Yosemite's Merced Wild And Scenic River Plan: Brought To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    This quiet reach of Merced River will be opened up to private boating under the new river plan/Barbara Mortisch I chose a sandy spot near a copse of willows south of the river near Sentinel Bridge.

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  14. Should Jessie Benton Fremont Be Remembered With A Mountain In Yosemite National Park?Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    Naming geographic features can be a touchy thing, and when a call is made to rename one, well, a good debate likely ensues.

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  15. Yosemite National Park's Tuolumne Wild And Scenic River Plan Will Halt Roadside ParkingRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    A management plan for the Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River in Yosemite National Park promises to better protect the Tuolumne Meadows area.

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