• Rainbow over Half Dome


    National Park California

Yosemite: the Park and its Resources

Cover of Historic Resource Study showing old photo of Yosemite Falls

Linda Greene's 1987 Historic Resource Study (YOSEMITE: THE PARK AND ITS RESOURCES; A History of the Discovery, Management, and Physical Development of Yosemite National Park, California) is available in three volumes.

  1. Historical Narrative [2.3 MB PDF]
  2. Historical Narrative (continued) [15.7 MB PDF]
  3. Discussion of Historical Resources, Appendixes, Historical Base Maps, Bibliography [9.2 MB PDF]

Did You Know?

Ranger talking to kids

Yosemite Conservancy’s signature project in 2014 is Youth In Yosemite. This project encompasses 12 youth programs that focus on education, mentoring, and wilderness exploration. Including in this is the junior ranger program, a program that benefits over 27,000 children annually. More...