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    Yosemite

    National Park California

Glacier Point Road Open in Yosemite National Park

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Date: May 8, 2009

The Glacier Point Road opened for the season on May 5, 2009 at 12 noon. Limited services at Glacier Point, including vault toilets and hand washing stations, are available. The Glacier Point concessions stand is not open at this time.

There is no projected opening date for the Bridalveil Creek Campground.

Roadways may be wet due to melting snow and wildlife is very active on the Glacier Point Road. Visitors are advised to drive with caution.

There is no projected opening date for the Tioga Road.

Did You Know?

Merced River Gorge

Descending from Yosemite Valley, the Merced River becomes a continuous cascade in a narrow gorge littered by massive boulders. Dropping 2,000 feet in 14 miles, canyon walls rise steeply from the river and have many seasonal waterfalls cascading down to the river.