Yosemite Partial Closures

Now that the weather is starting to get more fair, now feels like a great time to visit our not so distant nature gems, except for Yosemite National Park, at least most of it. Our recent bouts of heavy precipitation has let plenty of snow pile up, and warmer than usual weather is melting that…

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Washburn Fire threatens iconic Yosemite sequoia grove

Yosemite National Park’s largest and most iconic sequoia grove remained threatened by a wildfire Sunday afternoon as rough terrain and hot weather proved difficult for battling the blaze. Featured image credit (AP Photo/Noah Berger). The Washburn Fire was first reported Thursday in Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove, which houses over 500 mature sequoias, including the 3,000-year-old Grizzly…

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