Yosemite Blogs

We want to keep you connected with what is happening in Yosemite National Park. Below is a list of our blogs-each one with a different focus and written by employees and volunteers with an interest in communicating to you what is happening in their field of expertise.

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Ranger looking through binoculars

Yosemite Ranger Notes: Ranger-naturalists have been interpreting the natural and cultural resources of Yosemite for park visitors for nearly a century. In this blog, some of Yosemite's park rangers share recent observations from around Yosemite.

Cascade Fire - August 2012

Yosemite Fire Information and Updates: During the summer, we'll post updates and information about fires in Yosemite. This will include information about planned prescribed burns as well as natural fires ignited by lightning.

Park helicopter during search and rescue incident

Search and Rescue: Lessons from the Field: Each year, park rangers and search and rescue (SAR) personnel respond to approximately 250 emergency incidents in Yosemite National Park. The park's Preventive Search and Rescue (PSAR) program posts selected SAR incident reports on this blog in the hopes that readers can learn from the experiences of others.

Illustrated bear with a collar superimposed over a GPS map of Yosemite

Bear Team Blog: The bear team works to protect the American black bear in Yosemite National Park so that it can continue its healthy existence. Keep up with the bear team's stories, challenges, and sucesses.

Museum employee working with historic baskets
Inside Our Collections: The Yosemite Museum collects cultural artifacts, natural specimens, and historic records that document Yosemite National Park. Ever wondered about what's in this very special collection? In this blog the "spotlights" are brief descriptions about individual artifacts or documents, and "curious matters" will be longer articles about various selected artifacts.
Image of deaf services ranger giving directions
Yosemite Deaf Services: During the summer, we'll post updates and information about Yosemite's Deaf Services Program. You can contact the deaf services coordinator by email or by calling 209/379-5250 (v/txt).
Tuolumne Winter Ranger out on a ski patrol.

Tuolumne Meadows Winter Conditions Report: This blog features weekly updates about winter conditions in the greater Tuolumne Meadows area (updated during winter only).

Hiker on restored trail in Cathedral Meadow

Additional Blog by one of Yosemite's Park Partners
The Yosemite Conservancy will be introducing you to Yosemite insiders, sharing their tips for how to make the most of your visits to the park, providing on-the-ground updates about efforts to restore trails and protect wildlife, and much more.

Last updated: June 16, 2024

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