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 »
Half Dome Plan - comment
The Half Dome Trail Stewardship Plan EA was released for public review on January 24, 2012 through March 15, 2012. During the 52-day public comment period the park received 1,649 public comment letters from individuals, 5 from businesses, 7 from organizations, 1 from a county government agency, and 1 from a federal government representative. Public review and comment is a key part of the NEPA process. Thank you to everyone who participated in this planning effort.
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Did You Know?
Yosemite Falls is fed mostly by snowmelt. Peak flow usually happens in late May, but by August, Yosemite Falls is often dry. It begins flowing again a few months later, after winter snows arrive.