After wildfire forced the closure of Yosemite Valley, tourists head to the adjoining national parks instead.
Biologists aim for an accurate population estimate for California's cougars in a highly ambitious survey.
Extreme heat is interfering with search efforts for the missing woman, who disappeared in early June.
Access to the Monterey County coast should be restored by the end of July.
The "fire hydrant" technology would make it easier for firefighters to do water drops in remote areas.
The New Zealand woman resorted to drastic measures after falling and breaking her pelvis.
Homeowners in the area have fought to keep the beach private for years.
The mountain bikers attacked this week near North Bend did almost everything right--except run.
A wildlife official euthanized the big cat after it was injured by a car on Santa Rosa Creek Road.
Our intrepid Los Angeles scout tests himself against firestarting skills tests, battles of wits, and a very real-feeling fake war zone in the U.S.’s first installment of the trail run/obstacle course/survival skills competition.
The country's first national recreation trail has been closed since 2009.
Forget non-native palm trees, argues this Angeles National Forest crew leader.