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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).

Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park to Open Friday, May 3

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Date: May 1, 2013

Scenic Road Provides Access to Spectacular Vista

The Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park will open for the season Friday, May 3, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. There will be limited visitor services available at Glacier Point. Vault toilets will be available, and there will be no running water. There is no projected opening date for the Bridalveil Creek Campground.

Visitors are urged to drive slowly and with caution, as wildlife may be present on or near the roadway. Additionally, road surfaces may be wet due to snow melt.

The Tioga Road is tentatively scheduled to open for the season on Saturday, May 11, 2013.  

For up to date, 24 hour road and weather information, please call 209-372-0200.

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Artwork by student

Youth from local communities show off their artistic talent through poetry and art in Yosemite National Park’s Gateway Expressions Art and Poetry Contest. Families and park staff celebrate the creative talents of these local students through a special exhibit at The Ansel Adams Gallery in the fall.