• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

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  • Temporary Closures Due to Fire

    All main roads within Yosemite National Park, including the Big Oak Flat Road, are open. Crane Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek Campgrounds are temporarily closed. More »

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Park Ranger
Before contacting us...
Have you searched the website to find what you're looking for? You can probably find the answer to your question more quickly than waiting for a reply. (Some of our most common questions involve camping, wilderness permits, Half Dome permits, and general hiking information).

By email
By phone
Call us at 209/372-0200 (then dial 3 then 5)
The public information office is open from 9 am to 5 pm Pacific time (closed for lunch). If the ranger is already on the line, you'll be returned to the main menu. If the ranger is not there, you can leave a message and we will return your call.

By mail
Public Information Office
PO Box 577
Yosemite, CA 95389


Looking for a physical address? Please note that GPS units do not always provide accurate directions to or within Yosemite. Yosemite covers 1,200 square miles and does not have a single address. We do not recommend using GPS units for directions in and around Yosemite.

 

Employment information

Several different organizations employ people in Yosemite National Park. Read all about employment in Yosemite.

Did You Know?

The Merced River flowing serenely through Yosemite Valley

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...