When you visit a national park, you need to bring your brains with you. Not everyone does. Every year people get too close to a bison or some other dangerous animal and pay the price, sometimes the ultimate price.
You’re retired or you own your own business and can take time off whenever you wish. You’ve decided you’d like to visit Yosemite National Park. But now questions abound. Should you book through a travel agency or Google for the best option? Are you thinking budget or luxury? Can you fly into Yosemite? Are you […]
You remember that Yosemite is a famous national park, but how much do you really know about it? Did you know that the park has an annual operating budget of around $30 millions and includes a staff of more than 700 National Park Service Employees in the summer and more than 450 in the winter? […]
Yosemite Black Bears Are Not Always Black Did you know a grizzly bear was once recorded to weigh more than 1,500 pounds and stand 9.8 feet tall? The good news is that you won’t come across a hungry or angry grizzly in Yosemite; the California grizzly, despite adorning the state’s flag, has been extinct since […]
Where Can I See Bears in Yosemite? Evoking a mixture of fascination and fright, bears are the superstars of Yosemite National Park’s ecosystem. The mammoth mammals spend the majority of their lives looking for food, and they are well equipped for it.