The Rim fire has put Yosemite at risk. Yosemite is treasured by many people who have had the opportunity to see its majesty and beauty. With its Spring-flowered meadows; crisp clear water; big granite boulders; pine and some sequoia that reach to the sky; fresh clean air and beauty everywhere.
Eagle and hawks in the sky, woodpeckers and blue jays in the trees; deer and bear walking by. Yosemite is a place of peaceful serenity and nature at its best.
Yosemite offers much accommodation for visitors who wake refreshed and ready to explore all of what Yosemite has to offer. Rangers are conveniently located and available to ask questions or assist.
Generations of families have been coming to Yosemite for many years-from a day trip to a family vacation. Outdoor activities are plentiful such as hiking; sightseeing; camping; fishing and much more. The Visitor Center can assist in daily planning activities.
Getting back to nature in Yosemite and experiencing it as it has been for many centuries, is something we cannot take for granted. Fires such as the current Rim fire- put Yosemite at risk. Yosemite and the surrounding area provides much precious resources. It would be a great loss in many ways, should a fire such as the Rim fire -destroy it. Be sure and check current highway conditions for entry into Yosemite, due to the on-going Rim fire.