Big changes are coming to Yosemite National Park, and not just the spring thaw. On March 1, a new park concessionaire takes over -- with a new reservations phone number -- and the historic names Ahwahnee, Wawona and Curry apparently will fade into history. At least for a while.
The good news is that park officials say all existing reservations will be honored by the new management, which has a website to answer questions: www.travelyosemite.com. The new reservations phone number is to be unveiled on March 1. Until then, you can find information and make park lodging reservations at