National Park Service (Yosemite)

Geographic Area:
Southern California
Source:
National Park Service
Map Location:
Yosemite NP
Map Location Number:
5
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Bell 205

Bell 205
Recovery Device or Method:
Short-haul
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

Contact: Yosemite Dispatch, 209-379-1999. Order through normal ordering process. Forest/unit place to GACC, GACC will place to Yosemite ECC.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

Day missions only. Must have prior approval to leave the park except on initial attack fires with local neighbors. Rescue is a priority, but agency will not let the helicopter be on standby for a fire rescue/medivac. If on a current rescue, it will not be available until it completes that mission to be available for another mission.

This page was last modified on February 14, 2020