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 »
Yosemite National Park Celebrates National Park Week and Earth Day with Special Programs and Activities (2013)
National Park Week April 20 - April 28
Saturday, April 20 (National Junior Ranger Day and Earth Day Celebrations)
Sunday, April 21
Monday, April 22
Tuesday, April 23
Wednesday, April 24
Thursday, April 25
Friday, April 26
Saturday, April 27
Sunday, April 28
For more information and a description of all events, please visit: www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/guide.htm and click on the current "Yosemite Guide" link, or call 209-372-0200.
About Yosemite National Park: Yosemite National Park is located in the Central Sierra Nevada in California. The park is home to many waterfalls, including Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America. Other iconic features include Half Dome, El Capitan, and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. The park receives approximately 4 million visitors and generates about $380 million dollars to the local economies. Yosemite National Park is open year-round. Please visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/yose and "like" us on Facebook!
Did You Know?
The Yosemite Leadership Program partners with UC Merced, to bring students to the park each summer for hands-on professional development through internships. Students work alongside scientists, educators, interpreters, business managers, and many other professionals of the NPS and park partner organizations. Some go on to become National Park Service rangers.