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2014-04-18 23:02:12

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 parks offer amazing views, wildlife and astounding geographical formations and landscapes. National Park Week is April 19-27, and The Grounds Guys has 10 national parks that should be seen in person. Yosemite National Park (California) Yosemite is home to numerous waterfalls, including the highest waterfall in the United States,...

2014-04-15 12:28:19

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 the San Francisco Bay Area and as far away as Los Angeles, New York and Europe. Active adults are looking for outdoor concierge services and guided trips, and Patty and Jeff Baird deliver through Tahoe Trips and Trails out of The Cedar House Sport Hotel....

2014-04-01 23:01:57

On any given day tens of thousands of tourists flock to Yosemite to admire superlative views of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Naturalist Journeys, a top birding and wildlife tour company, offers guided tours with expert naturalists on a week-long excursion, September 26 – October 3, that takes visitor experience to a whole new level. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Company owner Peg Abbott says, “Yosemite is a perfect environment to search out birds classic to the...

2014-03-27 23:25:45

YExplore Yosemite Adventures is offering several waterfall photography and painting workshops in April and May. Yosemite National Park, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Yosemite National Park has received several storms over the past few weeks that have dramatically improved the flow of the park's famous waterfalls. More storms are expected in the coming days which is welcome news after such a dry warm winter. Waterfalls like Bridalveil, Vernal, Nevada, and Yosemite Falls have all seen...

2014-03-27 12:28:03

Tahoe Trips and Trails announces new speaker series, guided treks and self-led backpacking adventures TRUCKEE / LAKE TAHOE, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "How do you Tahoe?" asks Patty Baird, owner of Tahoe Trips and Trails, the outdoor adventure company based out of The Cedar House Sport Hotel. The question -- part challenge, part tongue in cheek and all inspiring -- is asked with a smile. "It's not just a state of mind, and it is more than a lifestyle," explains Baird....

2014-03-11 23:27:25

YExplore invites Yosemite National Park visitors to participate in newly created programs of outdoor activities for stronger bodies and minds Yosemite National Park, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Several studies have recently shown the positive effects of spending time outdoors. With results like improved physical and mental health, many experts in the field of education have concluded that children and young adults need the outdoors, and pioneers like Jon Young and Richard Louv have...

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2014-03-03 10:56:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People living or vacationing in rural parts of the northern US and Canada know not to leave food waste lying around at night or else they may receive an unwanted visitor in the form of a scavenging black bear. A new study on black bears living in Yosemite National Park, which was published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, has found that the diets of these scavengers have changed over the past two decades as bear-related...

2014-02-27 23:31:07

YExplore to Host Painting and Photography Workshops With Focus on Waterfalls and How Art Shaped the National Parks Yosemite National Park, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 A late February storm system has begun to dump snow on the Sierra Nevada with new accumulations of at least two feet expected for the high country of Yosemite National Park. This is welcome news for a region that has received less than average precipitation this winter. This storm should last throughout the weekend and the...

2014-02-25 23:28:18

Lead Guide John P. DeGrazio Shares Thoughts to Promote Safety and Success on Yosemite's Most Popular Peak Yosemite National park, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Half Dome preseason lottery will occur in March when thousands of outdoor enthusiasts will apply for the privilege to attempt the summit of the most sought-after peak in Yosemite National Park. The final portion of the trail leading to the cables has a restricted limit of 300 hikers per day with guidelines set forth by the...

2013-08-08 08:25:24

EDINBURGH, August 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh from his debut exhibition at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, photographer Lindsay Robertson's first commissions from his mobile 'Horse Studios' have been completed, with this lovely image of 'Blue'. Having taken the UK by storm over the past few years with his stunning photography of horses captured within his mobile studio, the World is now opening up for this Scottish based photographer. With exhibitions throughout...


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Yosemite National Park
2013-04-17 14:20:47

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...

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