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Rock climber Alex Honnold is not only scaling new heights, he’s doing it without a safety net.On Saturday, Honnold climbed El Capitan, a vertical rock... Read More

After a winter of heavy snowfall, Yosemite National Park is putting on one of its most incredible spring seasons for visitors.The waterfalls are more... Read More

Thanks to a large winter snowfall, this year will bring spectacular viewing opportunities of Yosemite National Parks’ magnificent waterfalls.“Due... Read More

Nature enthusiasts can now track the movements of some of Yosemite's black bears with a new website.Keepbearswild.org tracks the movements of the bears... Read More

Travelers who want to enjoy the warmer weather in the outdoors can take advantage of free admission to U.S. national parks for two weekends this month... Read More

California’s Yosemite National Park is known for its awe-inspiring waterfalls, and one of them exhibiting a rare natural phenomenon you're... Read More

Imagine walking across Yosemite Falls at Yosemite National Park with little more than a thick rope keeping you from tumbling into the rocks below. ... Read More

In honor of the National Park Service's 100th birthday on Thursday, Airbnb has rounded up its most popular off-the-grid accommodations located in and... Read More

Even bears enjoy the beach.A family of black bears had some fun at Lake Tahoe this week, splashing and swimming and completely ignoring the many... Read More

John Reynolds was born at Yosemite National Park in 1960, and he's lived there ever since.The 56-year-old came into the world at the park's Lewis... Read More

This past weekend, President Obama did something that no sitting president has done in over 50 years — he went to Yosemite National Park.Like many dads... Read More

A woman who painted on natural rock formations across several national parks pleaded guilty to defacing government property on Monday.Casey Nocket, 23,... Read More

On view until June 18 at the Pace Gallery in New York City: a collection of sketches of Yosemite Valley by the British artist David Hockney. He's... Read More

Before going to work at Yosemite, Lisa Hendy spent seven years as a top ranger at Grand Canyon National Park, where in 2011 she received the Harry Yount... Read More

A summer vacation to America’s national parks has been a rite of passage for generations of Americans—a pilgrimage made each season ever since the... Read More

Frequent visitors to Yosemite National Park will be sad to learn that the park’s many landmark structures are being forced to change their names due to... Read More

125 years ago, more than 700,000 acres of unadulterated wilderness officially became a California landmark.On October 1, 1890, John Muir, with the help... Read More

Yosemite National Park has over 761,000 acres of unspeakably beautiful wilderness, making it a primo destination for lovers of the great outdoors.... Read More

A second tourist has been diagnosed with plague after visiting Yosemite National Park in California, state officials announced Tuesday.A patient from... Read More

Public Health officials in California are investigating a case of the plague contracted by a child who had recently camped at Yosemite National Park.... Read More

Google Street View is becoming a bit of a misnomer, as the service heads ever-further off road. Now, for the first time ever, Google has taken... Read More

Calling all future Leslie Knopes! Visiting America’s National Parks is about to get a little easier. Last week, President Obama announced a new “Every... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Most Spectacular Waterfalls.“Don’t go chasin’ waterfalls,” sang the ladies of TLC in their huge ‘90s hit. But travelers... Read More

Video: See America’s Best Road TripsRight off I should tell you that my husband, Chip, and I are not what you’d call car people—or “glampers.” We’ve had... Read More

North AmericaIconic HikesOur top picks for tackling some of the most scenic U.S. landscapes.Yosemite National Park, California: On the Yosemite Walking ... Read More

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