• View of Half Dome and Washington Column in Yosemite Valley


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  • Tioga Road is Closed

    The Tioga Road (Highway 120 through the park) is closed due to snow; there is no estimated opening date, although it usually opens sometime in May. More »

  • Rain and snow is forecast Friday and Saturday

    The Glacier Point Road is closed and will be reevaluated on Sunday. Tire chains may be required; bring and be prepared to use them if visiting this weekend. Check current road conditions by calling 209/372-0200 (then dial 1 then 1).

Meetings and Events

Visitors and NPS Employee at the March 2006 Open House.

Visitors and an NPS employee at the March 2006 Open House.

NPS Photo

Park staff welcome you to come to Yosemite and talk with us in person about our plans and projects. Pubic meetings and monthly Open Houses are a great way to learn more about what is going on in the park. These arenas offer a chance for you to meet with park and project managers to get your questions answered, or your comments submitted.

Visit our schedule of events page to view our park calendar and see what is going on in Yosemite.

2009 Yosemite Forum Schedule (link to page)
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Open Houses
The National Park Service holds regular Open Houses to discuss current plans and projects. These are held in the Valley Visitor Center Auditorium from 1:00-4:00 pm (unless otherwise noted). The following are the scheduled dates for the upcoming Open House events:

  • March 27 (Friday)
  • April 29 (Wednesday)
  • May 27 (Wednesday)
  • June 24 (Wednesday)
  • July 29 (Wednesday)
  • August 26 (Wednesday)
  • September 30 (Wednesday)
  • October 28 (Wednesday)
  • December 2 (Wednesday)

Did You Know?

Visitor crossing Tioga Road near trailhead

The Tioga Road is the highest trans-sierra route in California, crossing Tioga Pass at 9,945 feet in elevation. More...