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President Obama to visit Yosemite June 17-19

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In a June 17-19 trip, Obama and first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaObama to visit two national parks Dems vow to fight GOP child nutrition bill Obama endorses Clinton for president: "I'm with her" MORE will visit the Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico and Yosemite National Park in California.

President Obama is taking his family on an end-of-the-school-year trip to two national parks next week to highlight the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

Yosemite National Park has had other presidential visits: Rutherford Hayes in 1883; Theodore Roosevelt in 1903; William Howard Taft in 1909, Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1938.

This point is also emphasized in a video released by the White House, which shows President Obama visiting other national parks like Yellowstone and Everglades National Park.

The Obamas will visit Yosemite next weekend
SAM MIRCOVICH The Obamas will visit Yosemite next weekend

“Actually, its an opportunity for the President and the First Family to mark the centennial of our national park system, ” says Press Secretary Josh Earnest.

The act, passed by the United States Congress, was the first law to state that archeological sites are relevant public resources, commanding authorities to preserve the historical, scientific and cultural values of these areas. "But President Obama Plans to Celebrate Early".

"I want to make sure that the whole world is able to pass on to future generations the God-given beauty of this planet", President Obama said in the Facebook post announcing the visits.

A view of Yosemite National Park valley.