Tioga & Glacier Point Roads Closed for the Winter
The Tioga Road (Highway 120 through the park) and Glacier Point Road are closed due to snow; they usually reopen late May or June. You can check on current road conditions by calling 209/372-0200 (press 1 then 1). More »
Yosemite National Park Invites Public to Open House July 25, 2007
The National Park Service welcomes those interested to attend an Open House in Yosemite Valley on Wednesday, July 25, 2007 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center Auditorium.
The public is invited to the Open House to:
Planning efforts and projects that will be represented at this Open House are:
The public is welcome to share their scoping comments at this official public scoping meeting. Public scoping for this project began on July 16, 2007 and will run until August 15, 2007.
The public is welcome to share their comments or request a copy of the Tuolumne Planning Workbook. This workbook is a compilation of all work completed on this planning process to date. To be considered in the alternatives development process, comments on the workbook must be received no later than September 15, 2007.
The public is welcome to share their scoping comments at this official public scoping meeting. Public scoping for this project began on June 27, 2007 and will run until July 29, 2007.
Come and learn about how the acoustic environment at Yosemite is being measured to differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate sounds and sound levels within the park.
To learn more about ongoing projects, add your name to the park's planning mailing list and receive the Planning Update newsletter as well as other planning-related notices, or submit your email address to receive Yosemite National Park's periodic electronic newsletter.
Visitors attending the Open House will have the entrance fee waived. If unable to attend, refer to the Yosemite National Park web site for a schedule of future Open House dates.
Did You Know?
The indigenous people of Yosemite Valley have used fire as a tool for thousands of years. Fire was used to encourage the growth of plants used for basket making and to promote the growth of the black oak--a sun loving species--and a staple food source for American Indians from this region.