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Glacier Point Road to Open in Yosemite National Park (November 21, 2008)

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Date: November 20, 2008

The Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park will open for all vehicles on Friday, November 21, 2008, at 8:00 a.m. The road has been closed due to ice and snow on the road. However, with the recent warm weather, the road will reopen to all traffic. There will be no commercial facilities available at Glacier Point, although restrooms will be available.

The Tioga Road remains closed in Yosemite National Park.

Did You Know?

Train traveling along the Merced River to Yosemite National Park.

Starting in 1907, the Yosemite Valley Railroad brought passengers bound for Yosemite Valley up the Merced River canyon to El Portal. From there, they would take stagecoaches to the Valley. Some of the old train cars are now on display in El Portal.