• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Rim Fire

August 22, 2013 Posted by: Yosemite Fire Information

For information about the Rim Fire, which began in Stanislaus National Forest west of Yosemite National Park, please visit http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3660.

For information about impacts within Yosemite, visit our Rim Fire page.

Did You Know?

Merced River Gorge

Descending from Yosemite Valley, the Merced River becomes a continuous cascade in a narrow gorge littered by massive boulders. Dropping 2,000 feet in 14 miles, canyon walls rise steeply from the river and have many seasonal waterfalls cascading down to the river.