New outdoor adventures teach entire familyA non-profit guide service called Lasting Adventures, Inc. will offer a series of Family Adventure programs at Yosemite National Park. The programs are day trips and multiple-day activities.
The company has guides trained in positive youth development, and has done summer camps and backpacking programs at Yosemite National Park since 1997.
The new outdoor adventures are geared toward families and will cover such subjects as environmental science, geology, natural history and ecology.
Yosemite National park covers an area of nearly 750,000 acres. More than 3.7 million people visit Yosemite each year.
Yosemite is known for its spectacular granite cliffs, clear streams, waterfalls, biological diversity and Giant Sequoia groves. About 95 percent of the park is designated wilderness.
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