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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?

El Portal Boulder Bar

At the east end of El Portal, just west of Yosemite National Park’s boundary, changing river gradients, glacial history, and powerful floods have created a boulder bar with boulders much larger than typically found in such deposits. This is no ordinary boulder bar, however, for it contains massive boulders over a meter in diameter and weighing many tons.