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    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 »

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    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.

Mariposa Grove Road to Open in Yosemite National Park

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Date: March 25, 2010

The Mariposa Grove Road in Yosemite National Park will open for the season tomorrow, March 26, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.  The road provides visitor access to the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees, the largest grove of Giant Sequoia in Yosemite National Park.  The road is located near the park’s South Entrance, on Highway 41.

Commercial services within the Mariposa Grove will open later in the season.  Additionally, tram tours will begin later in the season. 

There is currently a 6,000 lb. weight restriction on the road.  Visitors are urged to drive with caution as snow and ice may still be present on the road.  The Mariposa Grove Road may intermittently close due to weather conditions.

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