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As the impact of the government shutdown continues to be felt, Yosemite Conservancy remains committed to supporting Yosemite National Park.

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Trails Restored

Trails Restored

Yosemite work crews improve the John Muir Trail and meadow habitat in Lyell Canyon.

Improvements on some of Yosemite’s most popular trails.

New signage and better roads replace existing conditions to welcome visitors to the Mist Trailhead and Yosemite Valley’s most popular trails.

Restoration work has been completed on many favorite trails.

A sustainable trail keeps hikers dry and wetlands wet.

Youth groups, climbing organizations and park partners created climber trails and restored habitat.

Miles of trails repaired, both visitors and habitat benefit.

Trail crews improved signage and visitor information at ten trailheads along Tioga Road, welcoming hikers and backpackers into Yosemite’s wilderness.

Improved trailheads to Yosemite’s wilderness