Drones won’t be making a friend of nature at Yosemite National Park. The National Park Service issued a statement banning drones, or UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). The Park Service claims the drones are a nuisance that disrupts the experience of being in the wilderness:
The park has experienced an increase in visitors using drones within park boundaries over the last few years. Drones have been witnessed filming climbers ascending climbing routes, filming views above tree-tops, and filming aerial footage of the park.