Road Closures Due to El Portal Fire
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 »
Campground Closures Due to Fire
Crane Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek Campgrounds are temporarily closed. More »
Yosemite National Park is Open
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.
Yosemite National Park Announces Availability of the Invasive Plant Management Plan Update Environmental Assessment for Public Review
Yosemite National Park announces the release of the Invasive Plant Management Plan Update (IPMP Update) Environmental Assessment (EA) for a 45-day public review, ending January 30, 2011. The IPMP update builds upon key elements of the existing plan (Invasive Plant Management Plan for Yosemite National Park, NPS 2008) to provide a more adaptive, efficient and effective framework for responding to the growing challenges of managing invasive plants while protecting Yosemite’s natural and cultural resources.
Did You Know?
Rockfall events have helped shape many of the outstanding features along Yosemite Valley's walls, including Royal Arches, North Dome, and Half Dome. Giant talus slopes that slant away from the Valley walls accumulate debris with each rockfall event.