Yosemite National Park adds 400 acres, its first expansion in 70 years
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(FOX 11) - Yosemite National Park is expanding for the first time in 70 years. Adding another 400 acres along its western boundary.
The new addition called "Ackerson Meadow" is a combination of three connected lush meadows watered by a year-around creek.
The Trust for Public Land purchased the property from private owners for 2.3 million dollars and then donated it to the park.
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