Yosemite National Park to host virtual "camp-in" this weekend to kick off National Park Week

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Yosemite National Park is inviting the public to take part in a virtual "camp-in" to kick off National Park Week on Saturday.

The program is part of the park's ongoing effort to connect with people during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has kept park gates closed for weeks.

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In a Facebook post, the park invited people to set up a campsite in their respective living rooms or backyards and tune it at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, for a virtual campfire program with Ranger Kate on Facebook.

The event will be taking place entirely on the park's Facebook page, which can be found here.

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