Summer 2021 Edition

  • Tough Mudder Adds Kids Race
  • USA Cycling Announces 2021 Team
  • Hiking Tuolumne Meadows
  • Free Summer Concerts
  • Scenic Routes
  • Kayaking Ebbetts Pass Lakes

Important Tips for Traveling With Kids

Though it’s not always seamless, traveling with children is a joy that creates fond memories they can reminisce on for a lifetime. Explore various important tips for traveling with kids for a smoother, more enjoyable time away in the Sierra with the whole family. Review Your ItineraryThe more thorough your itinerary, the less room there…

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Project Will Upgrade Three Additional Bridges in Alpine County STOCKTON – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct bridge rail upgrades and a bridge replacement project at four locations on State Routes 4, 88 and 89 within forested areas of the Sierra Nevada near Markleeville in Alpine County.This project will upgrade bridge rails at…

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Yosemite National Park Solicits Feedback on Proposed Campground Fee Increases

Simple Laws of Supply And Demand Are Driving Impact At Americas National Parks Yosemite National Park – June 9, 2021 – Yosemite National Park is proposing a fee increase for overnight camping to enable the park to keep up with the rising costs of campground operations. Increased revenue from campground fees will enable the park…

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Be Fire Safe, Recreate Responsibly – A Busy Recreation Season is Expected.

Eldorado National Forest Reminds Everyone of Fire Safety this Memorial Day Weekend along with several Recreational Openings. May 27, 2021 – Memorial Weekend kicks off the busy summer recreation season for the Eldorado National Forest. Crews have been busy getting recreation sites prepared for the public to enjoy. Not all facilities are typically open by…

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National Forest recreation sites at Lake Tahoe open for season

New Fee’s being implemented in some recreational hot spots. Bayview Trailhead now has a $10 Parking Day Use Fee. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., May 26, 2021 – The majority of National Forest recreation sites around the Tahoe Basin are now open and the 2021 season promises to be a busy one for Tahoe Recreation, the new concessionaire…

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Feather Falls Recreation Area Closures

Public Notice or Popular Trail Closure – Feather Falls Area Closed Oroville, CA May 28, 2021— Extensive fire damage to facilities on Plumas National Forestland in the Feather Falls, CA area will take a minimum of several years to repair. Facilitiesneeding to be reconstructed, including the Feather Falls Trail, Campground, and Overlook, willremain closed in…

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Inyo National Forest Reminds Visitors to Recreate Responsibly this Memorial Day Weekend

Bishop, Calif. May 27, 2021. — This Monday, Memorial Day, as we honor all the heroes who gave their lives in military service to this nation, the Inyo National Forest would also like to remind all visitors to plan ahead before visiting. Please recreate responsibly, including packing out your trash, use good social distancing when in crowded areas, and only…

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Eldorado Opens Caples Lake and Silver Lake Boat Ramps

May 27, 2021 – Just in time for Memorial day weekend, Eldorado irrigation District EID, has opened several feature recreational sites including the Caple Lake and Silver Lake boat ramps off HWY 88 and Carson Pass. EID’s Recreation division wants everyone to have fun while enjoying the outdoors this summer season. Don’t ruin the fun:…

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California State Parks Offers Free Admission to Veterans, Active and Reserve Military Members on Memorial Day – May 31, 2021

Public Urged to Recreate Responsibly During Busy Holiday Weekend SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California State Parks is honoring the service of veterans, active and reserve military members, by offering them free admission to participating parks on Memorial Day – Monday, May 31, 2021. A total of 134 park units will be honoring the free admission this year, including state vehicular…

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