Yosemite Valley Campers Coalition was formed to protect and preserve the family camping experience that has been part of Yosemite's history. Families, generation after generation, return to connect with the natural beauty that is so unique to Yosemite.
For many, camping is a passionate tradition that promotes family unity among children, parents, and grandparents. Along the way stories abound about life long friendships that were formed by campers meeting neighboring campers, and were cultivated over decades. Yosemite National Park, and in particular Yosemite Valley, must be available to all people and not become an "elitist" experience.
YARTS stands for
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System ...
Taxpayer-Subsidized Public Transit to Yosemite.
A main goal of the 1980 Yosemite General Management Plan (GMP) was to eliminate ALL private vehicle access to Yosemite Valley by 'implementing a Regional Transportation System' [aka YARTS].
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