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  • 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 »

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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.

Yosemite National Park Invites Public to Open House (January 2008)

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Date: January 17, 2008

The National Park Service welcomes those interested to attend an Open House in Yosemite Valley on January 30, 2008 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center Auditorium.

The public is invited to the Open House to:

  • Talk to park staff and listen to presentations given throughout the day
  • Review newly released documents and reports
  • Submit comments on proposed projects and ongoing implementation efforts

Projects and topics that will be represented at this Open House are:

  • Vogelsang Backcountry Utilities Improvement Project
    The public is welcome to share their scoping comments at this official public scoping meeting. Public scoping for this project began on January 15, 2008 and will run through February 13, 2008.

  • Golden Crown Mine
    Discover a historic silver mine in the High Sierra.
  • Museum Master Plan
  • Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan
  • Merced Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan
  • Invasive Plant Management Plan
  • Yosemite Institute Environmental Education Campus
  • Construction and Project Updates

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 to submit your email address to receive Yosemite National Park's periodic electronic newsletter, please contact:

  • Mail: Superintendent
    Attn: Planning Mailing List
    National Park Service
    P.O. Box 577
    Yosemite, CA 95389

  • Fax: 209/379-1294
  • Email
  • Web: www.nps.gov/yose/planning  

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?

Riparian area in Tuolumne Meadows

Riparian communities are adjacent to the river channel and tributaries; they are the interface between the river and surrounding meadow and upland communities. They provide specialized habitat and important nutrients to the meadow and river systems.