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 »
Tuolumne River Plan - Stay Involved
The Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Draft Comprehensive Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement was available for review and comment from Jan. 18-March 18, 2013. Public comments were due no later than 60 days after the publication of the EPA notice in the Federal Register [169 kb PDF]. Comments submitted after March 18, 2013, will not be included in the offical record. Comments submitted during the comment period will be reviewed and considered in completing the final draft of this plan.
Thank you to everyone who submitted an official comment.
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Did You Know?
Giant sequoias are a fire adapted species. Their bark is fire resistant and fire helps open the sequoia cone and scatter the tiny seeds. Fire also clears forest debris from the mineral soil and provides a nutrient rich seed bed as well as clearing competing species.