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 »
Range Map: 'Counting Sheep' Film Clip
Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep: View a range map to understand how the sheep's high-elevation habitat has decreased through the past century in the Counting Sheep documentary, created by Green TV in 2004. (33 seconds)
Did You Know?
Starting in 1907, the Yosemite Valley Railroad brought passengers bound for Yosemite Valley up the Merced River canyon to El Portal. From there, they would take stagecoaches to the Valley. Some of the old train cars are now on display in El Portal.