• View of Half Dome and Washington Column in Yosemite Valley

    Yosemite

    National Park California

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  • Tioga Road is Closed for the Winter

    The Tioga Road (Highway 120 through the park) is closed due to snow; it usually reopens in late May or June. You can check on current road conditions by calling 209/372-0200 (press 1 then 1). More »

Employment in Local Communities

Local communities play a vital role in providing goods and services to park visitors and area residents. There are a multitude of employment possibilities with local businesses.

A great place to start looking for employment with area businesses outside of the park would be through local chambers of commerce:

Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce
5158 Highway 140
Mariposa, California 95338
209/966-2456

Eastern Madera County Chamber of Commerce
40637 Highway 41
Oakhurst, California 93644
559/683-7766

Tuolumne County Chamber of Commerce
222 South Shepherd Street
Sonora, California 95370
209/532-4212

Lee Vining Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 29
Lee Vining, California 93541
760/647-6595

Did You Know?

Nevada and Vernal Falls

In Yosemite Valley, dropping over 594-foot Nevada Fall and then 317-foot Vernal Fall, the Merced River creates what is known as the “Giant Staircase.” Such exemplary stair-step river morphology is characterized by a large variability in river movement and flow, from quiet pools to the dramatic drops of the waterfalls themselves.