Photo of autumn sunrise at Moro Rock

Celebrate Sequoia National Park’s 129th Birthday With a Visit

"Big" is the word that comes to mind for Sequoia National Park, which was established 129 years ago on Sept. 25, 1890. Big trees and big canyons dominate the park, as well as its jointly administered neighbor, Kings Canyon National Park, which was establish...
Photo of Bridal Veil Falls in Yosemite National Park, Ca.

Tourist Falls to Death in Yosemite National Park

A Romanian tourist has died in a fall below famed Bridalveil Fall in Yosemite National Park. Authorities say 21-year-old Lucian Miu was scrambling on wet rocks below Bridalveil on July 31 when he fell ...
Photo of Taft Point in Yosemite National Park

2 Die After Falling From Overlook in Yosemite National Park

SAN FRANCISCO — Two visitors died in a fall from a popular overlook at Yosemite National Park, an official said. The couple fell from Taft Point, which is at an elevation of 7,500 feet. Park rangers were trying to recover the bodies of a man and a woman ...