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  • Road Closures Due to El Portal Fire

    The Big Oak Flat Road between Crane Flat and the El Portal Road is temporarily closed. There is no access to Yosemite Valley via the Big Oak Flat Road or Highway 120. Tioga Road is open and accessible via Big Oak Flat and Tioga Pass Entrances. More »

  • Campground Closures Due to Fire

    Crane Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek Campgrounds are temporarily closed. More »

  • Yosemite National Park is Open

    Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, and Wawona/Mariposa Grove areas are open and accessible via Highways 140 and 41. Tioga Road is not accessible via Highways 140 and 41 due to a fire.

Tuolumne River Plan ~ Public Meetings


To communicate the essence of the Tuolumne River Draft Plan, Yosemite presented two webinars, each geared to a specific topic of the draft plan. To view a recording of these webinars, go to http://yose.webex.com or click on the title of presentation below.

Public Meetings
Park staff hosted six public meeting on the the Tuolumne River Draft Plan. These meetings consisted of an open house, presentation, and opportunity to discuss the Tuolumne River Draft Plan with park staff members and to provide comment on the plan. The National Park Service is committed to a collaborative, interdisciplinary planning approach, rooted in public comment, and looks forward to your continued involvement. The public meeting schedule was as follows:

Date Time Location
Jan. 30, 2013
1-4 p.m.
Yosemite Open House in the Visitor Center Auditorium
Yosemite Valley
Feb. 19, 2013 5-8 p.m. Fort Mason Center's Room C210
San Francisco
Feb. 20, 2013 5-8 p.m. Community Center
Feb. 21, 2013 1-4 p.m. Yosemite Lodge's Cliff Room
Yosemite Valley
Feb. 23, 2013 9 a.m.-Noon Council Chambers, Suite Z, Minaret Shopping Center
Mammoth Lakes
Feb. 27, 2013
1-4 p.m.
Yosemite Open House n the Visitor Center Auditorium
Yosemite Valley

Did You Know?

Tuolumne River

In 1984, 83 miles of the Tuolumne River were added to the Wild and Scenic Rivers System by Congress with an amendment to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. This included 54 miles of the river within Yosemite National Park.