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Gateway to Yosemite

As our snowshoes crushed through sheets of ice just outside Yosemite National Park, our guide, Ian, told us we were trekking about 200 feet from a black bear’s home. Beams of light searched through darkness to reveal evergreens resting in cool stillness. “Don’t worry,” he said, though I’m not sure his words had the power […]

National Parks For Beginners

Visiting some national parks in the New Year? With so many amazing locales to choose from, it can seem overwhelming to begin planning, but it’s easier than you think. Whether it’s your family’s first national park trip together or it has just been awhile, there are a few easy steps to get started. Pick Your […]

Yosemite National Park Goes Green(er)

The ancient Sequoia trees, breathtaking falls and iconic Tunnel View of Yosemite National Park has driven tourism to California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains for more than 150 years. The National Park was first preserved by Abraham Lincoln and made famous by the writings of John Muir and artwork by Ansel Adams. Needless to say, the area […]