YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Kings Canyon National Park reopened to visitors on Wednesday and Yosemite National Park will welcome back visitors on Friday as air quality…
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is an American national park located in the western Sierra Nevada of Central California, bounded on the southeast by Sierra National Forest and on the northwest by Stanislaus National Forest. — Wikipedia
Reservations for day-use passes in June and July can be made online starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Up to 1,700 vehicle passes will be issued each day for day use.
Park could open as soon as June 10, but is waiting for local counties to receive state approval to reopen hotels and campgrounds to handle overnight visitors.
California’s Yosemite, one of the most popular national parks, is reopening Thursday, according to the National Park Service.
Heavy smoke from fires in Northern California forced the closure Thursday of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is likely to remain closed through the weekend over air-quality concerns.
Yosemite National Park warned visitors to avoid outdoor activity when the air quality is considered hazardous.
California’s Yosemite National Park will reopen with restrictions this week after being closed for more than 2 1/2 months because of the coronavirus outbreak
The federal government-run air quality monitor, Airnow.gov, showed that pollutant levels in the park were so high that they exceeded the site’s index.
The air quality in Yosemite Valley last Thursday afternoon measured a shockingly high 785 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Quality Index scale.
A woman is being sought after her disheveled campsite was found in a remote area near Yosemite National Park.
You’ll need a reservation to visit the park, even if you’re just going for the day
Officials are asking guests to tell park rangers if they hit any animals with their cars. Yosemite is open during the coronavirus pandemic, but only to guests who make reservations.