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Six-month exhibition opens June 29th with a two-day public celebration and events to mark the sesquicentennial of the Yosemite Grant Act; Enhanced e-book to be launched during opening to tell the stories
TAHOE CITY, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tahoe City Downtown Association announces a full afternoon of activities for friends and families leading up to a spectacular fireworks display
YExplore, a leading guide company in Yosemite, shares safety tips along the half dome hiking trail. Yosemite National Park, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 YExplore
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Jesse Summers Leads Astrophotography Classes for YExplore Yosemite Adventures Yosemite National Park, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Join renowned
Join this group of authors, publishers and experts in a one-of-a-kind look at a plausible dream to restore Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. Rocklin,
Former Yosemite Ranger, Jim Cogan, will give his personal, interactive presentation on the Hetch Hetchy Valley, followed by a discussion and tasting of Living Tree Community Foods.
Yosemite Artist and Naturalist James McGrew Presents "How Art Shaped the National Parks" at 7pm on May 2, 2014 at the Yosemite Lodge Yosemite National
National Park Week is April 19-27, and The Grounds Guys has 10 national parks that should be seen in person. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 National
TRUCKEE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panoramic vistas and the opportunity to climb 1,500 feet over a short distance are the biggest draws for adventure seekers from as close by as
Eldorado National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in eastern California. The majority of the forest lies in El Dorado County. The forest lies in Amador, Alpine, and Placer counties in California; and Douglas County in Nevada with 78 acres. The forest is bordered on the north by the Tahoe National Forest, on the east by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, on the southeast by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and to the south by...
Sequoia National Park is located in the United States in the southern area of the Sierra Nevada. The park contains 404,063 acres of protected land that was once inhabited by the Western Mono Native American tribe. The best evidence of Native American inhabitants are the pictographs found on Potwisha and Hospital Rock and bedrock mortars, tools that were sued to crush acorns. When European explorers and settlers entered the area, smallpox had already decimated the Native American...
Yosemite National Park is located in eastern California in the United States in the central area of Sierra Nevada, extending to the western slopes of the range. The park holds 761,268 acres of protected land. The area became very popular after Thomas Ayres, the artist who was responsible for much of the publicity of the area, and an entrepreneur named James Mason Hutchings visited in 1855. Early tourists that visited Yosemite before it was a national park could enjoy passing over the Wawona...
Kings Canyon National Park is located in southern Sierra, Nevada. The park encompasses an area that was once General Grant National Park, which was established in 1890, in order to preserve a grove of giant sequoia trees. The area was known to European settlers in the mid-nineteenth century, but was not well-known until 1873, after John Muir visited and found the environment to be similar to Yosemite valley. Harold Ickes, a United States Secretary of Interior, supported the idea of...
Fallon Nevada is located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain which has a huge impact in the type of weather in the region and is more of an arid type pattern. Temperatures for Fallon NV: December and January mark the coldest months in the area with average temps around 20-40F. February through March temps warm into the average of 30-50 increasing to 60 by March. April is a mild month with temps in the 40-60 range on average. May and June the average temps warm to 50-70...
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