Tioga & Glacier Point Roads Closed for the Winter
The Tioga Road (Highway 120 through the park) and Glacier Point Road are closed due to snow; they usually reopen late May or June. You can check on current road conditions by calling 209/372-0200 (press 1 then 1). More »
Ode to the Lyell Glacier
February 15, 2013
The news last week that the park's largest glacier has stagnated brings the effects of climate change in Yosemite to the forefront of our thoughts. This seems like an appropriate time to reflect on what glaciers mean to this place.
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Did You Know?
Congress designated the Merced River as Wild and Scenic in 1987. The National Park Service manages 81 miles of the Merced River, encompassing both the main stem and the South Fork in Yosemite National Park and the El Portal Administrative Site. More...