The gray wolf's travels into California from Oregon this year shows the species can "return and flourish as long as they remain legally protected," a leading wolf advocate has said.
Visitors arriving by vehicle or motorcycle will need to book a day use reservation to enter Yosemite National Park.
"Alice" Yu Xie, 41, has been missing since she went on a day hike to the Upper Yosemite Fall overlook. She is less than 5 feet tall, less than 100 pounds, and has neck-length black hair.
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The National Parks Service said they had witnessed a "noticeable uptick in rattlesnake bites" this summer.
On Thursday, the Yosemite National Park reported that 170 people had experienced a gastrointestinal illness, and two of them have been confirmed to be a norovirus.
The Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation has been petitioning for federal acknowledgement since 1982, but the Office of Federal Acknowledgement has repeatedly declined to recognize the group as a real tribe.
Not only does the reddish snow have a similar color to watermelon, but it also exhibits a somewhat sweet smell which partially resembles that of the real fruit.
In mid-to late February, given the right conditions, Horsetail Fall is illuminated by light as the sun sets in such a way that it glows a striking reddish-orange color
The blaze has destroyed about 500 homes, businesses and other structures.
National Park Service said male hiker fell after ascending popular trail during during "thunder storm activity."
Power has shifted from those who believe people come first to those who view them as a scourge.