Photo of the Majestic Yosemite Hotel

170 Sickened at Yosemite, Park Confirms 2 Cases of Norovirus

Yosemite National Park is investigating about 170 reports of gastrointestinal illnesses and has confirmed two cases of norovirus, officials said Thursday. The National Park Service began investigating after visitors and employees started reporting illnesses t...
Photo of the Merced River at high water

Valley Waterways Are Beautiful, Cold, and Deadly.

Going to Yosemite or a San Joaquin Valley's waterway this weekend? Be careful. We want you to come back alive. The combination of a huge Sierra snowpack and warming temperatures are filling creeks, rivers...
Photo of red-legged tree for gin Yosemite

Red-Legged Frogs Thriving in Yosemite After Long Absence

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Red-legged frogs made famous by Mark Twain are thriving in Yosemite Valley after a decades-long absence. This May 3, 2019 photo provided by the National Park Service shows Schuyler Greenleaf, Projects Director, Yosemite Conservancy...
Photo of Yosemite covered in snow

Yosemite to Remain Open for Skiing 2 Weeks Longer

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Yosemite National Park officials say parts of the park will remain open for skiing and snowshoeing two weeks longer than usual thanks to the abundance of snow. They say the Yosemite ...
Photo of Yosemite National Park and the couple that fell to their deaths

Indian Couple Who Died in Yosemite Took Risks for Photos

SAN FRANCISCO — She was a self-described "adrenaline junkie," and he took "wow-worthy photos" of the couple posing at the edge of cliffs and jumping from planes that appeared on social media and a travel blog that attracted thousands of followers. Moorthy a...